Police Department

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  Sergeant
  • 1  Senior Officer
  • 3  Full-Time Patrol Officers
  • 2  Part-Time Reserve Patrol Officers
  • 11  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 members of the Ione Police Department, it is our hope this site will provide you with a greater understanding of the services the department provides to our community. 

The members of the Ione Police Department are committed and dedicated to serving and providing safety to the citizens of our community.  The members of the Ione Police Department will strive to provide excellence in public safety service insuring that our interactions with community members are accomplished with respect and dignity to all people. 

It is my belief public service is a noble profession and with the calling comes the responsibility of serving with pride, honor and humility. As members of the Ione Police Department, we are committed to honesty, integrity and professionalism.  

We are nothing without the support of the community. The community of Ione has been generous with their support in partnering with our efforts to keep the City of Ione a safe place to live and work. As we continue to work together and develop partnerships, we will be successful in our crime fighting efforts and building a stronger community. 

As your Chief, I am committed to listen and respond to the needs of the community. If you have any comments or ideas you would like to share with our team, please call or email me at the office. 


Tracy Busby,
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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