Waterford Police Services
Phone: (209) 525-7051
FAX: (209) 525-5625
In July of 1998, the City of Waterford entered into an agreement with the County of Stanislaus to provide law enforcement services for the City of Waterford. Waterford Police Department became Waterford Police Services.
Waterford Police Services has committed itself to the highest standards of professional excellence to fulfill its goals of reducing crime and making the City of Waterford a safer place to work, live and play. Waterford Police Services is dedicated to providing the highest level of public service with a commitment to Community Engagement with a continued partnership with the citizens of the community.
Both full-time and extra-help employees of the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department staff Waterford Police Services. Of the eleven positions assigned to the City of Waterford, one sergeant, seven Deputy Sheriffs, and two administrative positions are fully funded by the City. The Lieutenant, who serves as the Police Chief, is funded 50% by the City.
A wide array of services is also provided by specialized units operating from the Sheriff's Operations Center on Hackett Road. in Modesto. These services include the investigation of felony assaults, crimes against children, fraud, narcotics, gang and street crimes.
Waterford Police Services Chief
Chief Anthony Bejaran
Chief Anthony Bejaran was born in Southern California and raised in Ceres. After graduating from Ceres High School, he enlisted in the US Navy. He obtained his Bachelors of Science degree in Criminology from Portland State University and is a 2017 graduate from the Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute.
Chief Bejaran began his career in law enforcement in 1995 with the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department as a custodial deputy. He promoted to Deputy Sheriff Coroner in 1999 where he served as a Community Policing Deputy, School Resource Officer, Gang Detective, and Field Training Officer.
He promoted to Sergeant in 2006 and served on Patrol, STING (Special Team Investigating Narcotics & Gangs), General Crimes, and Internal Affairs. Chief Bejaran was also the Public Information Officer for over five years. In 2018 he was promoted to Lieutenant and was appointed as the Chief of Waterford Police Services. Chief Bejaran also manages the Special Vehicle Operations Unit and is also the Law Branch representative for Stanislaus County Office of Emergency Services.