Message from the Corona Police Chief

Chief James PattonPublic Safety and Public Service are top priorities for the men and women of the Corona Police Department. The department has a staff of over 220 dedicated employees, including sworn officers and civilians. Together, we are responsible for the protection and safety of Corona’s population of over 165,00 residents.

Your police department believes in strong partnerships, both with the public, as well as with private and government agencies, to further our adopted mission of enhancing the quality of life for the community through excellence in policing.

As a resident or business owner in the community, we invite you as our partner to visit our Community Zone Contacts Page. From the site, you will be able to contact your specific Zone Lieutenant  for any questions, concerns, or information you may have about your particular neighborhood or business location within that Zone.  We are also proud as an organization to have a detailed, current, strategic plan to guide us.  The public may view the plan by clicking the link below.      


Quick Links

Strategic Plan Online Police Report

Drive 4 LifeZone Commanders



The mission of the Corona Police Department is to ensure the safety and security of the public through strong community partnerships and excellence in policing.


We will accomplish our mission by remaining proactive in our partnerships with the community, enforcement of the law, training, and commitment to excel as an organization.


We value all members of our organization and our community. We are committed to providing exceptional public service, and doing so with Integrity, Respect, Accountability, and Teamwork.