City of Dinuba

Police Department

Contact (559) 591-5911

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Devon Popovich, Police Chief

Police Hotlines

  • (559) 591-TIP1 (8471) - Anonymous Tip line - Leave an anonymous message pertaining to illegal activity within the City.
  • (559)591-4445 - Project Listen Message line - If you would like to be contacted, please leave your name, address and phone number on the answering machine, and a Project Listen Volunteer will contact you.

Community Volunteer Patrol

The Community Volunteers are a group of civic-minded residents who have expressed an interest in working toward a better community. The volunteers are trained in police operations during an eight-session Volunteer Academy. Once they have completed the training, the volunteers are released for ride-a-longs, patrol, district attorney paperwork delivery and community event assistance. Investigators and patrol officers normally conduct these details, their time is free providing direct services to the Community.

This program is part of the overall Community Oriented Policing and Problem Solving Philosophy that is employed by the Department and City Government of Dinuba. The Program is a relationship building activity used by the front line officers and supervisors to provide opportunity for communications with the community. It has been very effective in identifying concerns, problems and approaches in dealing with issues.

Manuel JimenezOn June 21, 2016, Manuel Jimenez was sentenced to 25 years in state prison after pleading guilty to attempted murder with special allegations.   Jimenez was identified as the suspect of a shooting incident that occurred in Dinuba in 2014.  

On May 30, 2014 at approximately 9:20 AM, Dinuba Police Officers were dispatched to Dinuba Fire Department for a possible gunshot victim.  Upon arrival, they found that a male subject had been shot in his upper body.  The male subject was transported with a serious gunshot wound to his neck to an area hospital. The incident occurred in the 1000 block of Elizabeth Way and the victim was taken to the Fire Department by his friend.  Jimenez was arrested June 7, 2014 by Dinuba Police Department and has been in custody ever since.  Jimenez is a known gang member, and the shooting was believed to have been gang motivated.

On 06/28/16 at approximately 9:06 PM, Officers were dispatched to the 800 block of W. Saginaw for a Hit and Run traffic collision involving a vehicle and a motorcycle. Officer’s arrived on scene and discovered a vehicle ran a stop sign, hitting a motorcycle, causing it to lose control, and hitting two pedestrians walking nearby. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene prior to officers arriving. The rider of the motorcycle and the two female pedestrians were transported to the hospital for treatment of their injuries. The Dinuba Police Department is currently investigating this case. If anyone has information regarding this incident please call the Dinuba Police Department at (559) 591-5911 or to remain anonymous call 591-TIP1.

On 06/25/16 at approximately 12:20 AM, Officers were dispatched to a business located in the 100 block of N. Crawford Ave for an assault during an attempted armed robbery. Upon arrival Officers contacted a victim who had sustained injuries from the assault. The victim was transported by Dinuba Ambulance to Kaweah Delta Hospital for treatment and later released.  

The suspect fled the scene prior to Officers arriving. If anyone has information regarding this incident please call the Dinuba Police Department at (559) 591-5911 or to remain anonymous call 591-TIP1.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), is committed to protecting the public and ensuring that the rights of victims are carefully observed. HSI administers the Victim Notification Program which allows eligible victims and witnesses to obtain reliable and timely information regarding a criminal alien's release from custody. However, victims and witnesses are required to register with our agency in order to receive notification of a criminal alien's release.

HSI Victim Notification Program

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About Dinuba

For over a century, Dinuba has maintained a forward thinking attitude and strives to positively impact the economic vitality and enhance the quality of life in the region. Read More

Contact Us

  • Address: 405 E. El Monte Way, Dinuba, CA 93618
  • Tel: (559) 591-5900
  • Fax: (559) 591-5902
  • Email: info@dinuba.ca.gov