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Ione Police Department Policy Manual

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police-patches-badgesThe Ione Police Department is a 24-hour municipal law enforcement agency that operates within the City limits of Ione, California.

The Ione Police Department is currently staffed by:

  • 1  Chief of Police
  • 1  Sergeants
  • 2 Corporals
  • 4  Full-Time Patrol Officers
  • 2  Part-Time Reserve Patrol Officers
  • 20  Volunteer Patrol Officers

The Ione Police Department contracts with the Amador County Sheriff's Department for dispatching services.

The mission statement of the Ione Police Department is to provide superior public safety services to the community while providing a safe environment for our community members to live, work, and play.

*Note-  Vehicle Releases are processed Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Letter from the Chief of Police

Welcome to the Ione Police Department’s Webpage. On behalf of the Ione Police Department members, we hope this site will provide you with a greater understanding of the services the department provides to our community. 

 The Ione Police Department values professionalism; We will maintain the highest ethical standards and uphold the values of our community and the agency.  We will treat all individuals with dignity and respect, and ensure that our actions are dedicated to safeguard my community and the preservation of human life. 

 The Ione Police Department values the Community; We are dedicated to enhancing public safety and reducing crime.  We will work in partnerships with the Community, and do our best to help solve problems that affect the public. 

The Ione Police Department values duty; We will act with courage in the face of adversity, lead through exemplary conduct, appearance and demeanor, and continue to strive for excellence through continuing self-improvement, education, and training.  We will provide emergency response, patrol, and investigations services in a manner designed to protect the innocent, convict the guilty, and maximize the safety of our streets and neighborhoods.  We will always have the courage to hold ourselves and others accountable for our actions.

John Alfred,
Chief of Police


The City of Ione, California

The City of Ione is nestled in the beautiful oak covered foothills in the Gold Country. Residents and visitors to Ione enjoy the gentle climate, pastoral setting with oak trees and farmlands, and the family-oriented atmosphere of this medium-sized city.

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