Yreka Police Department
Yreka Police Department Phone Numbers
Emergency - 911
Non-Emergency - (530) 841-2300
Tip/Clue Line - (530) 841-2345
Chief of Police Dave Gamache Welcome Letter
Dave Gamache - Chief of Police
Chief Gamache has been with the Yreka Police Department for 26 years, having been sworn in as the youngest full-time police officer at the age of 19. He has served as a Patrol Officer,
Narcotics agent, Detective, Sergeant, Operations Lieutenant and appointed as the Chief of Police in 2018.
Over his career, he has served in every position except Animal Control and Dispatch. Chief Gamache has deep ties to the community, having been born and raised in Yreka and Scott Valley.
Chief Gamache stated that he was first introduced to the idea of being a police officer by his
older brother Chris Gamache, who recently retired from the Yreka Police Department after 27 years of service, and Deputy Gary Bartolotti of the Siskiyou Co. Sheriff’s Dept., in 1991.
We will work together with the community to make the public concerns our concerns, to protect life and property, and enhance the quality of life in our community.
- Code Red - Community Emergency Notification System
- Crime Reports
- House Watch Request Form
- Online Reporting
- Request for Information Form (PDF, 84 KB)
- Business Emergency Contact List (PDF, 23 KB)
The Yreka Police Department is staffed with 14 sworn personnel and is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week to serve our community. The Yreka Police Department offers Detectives, Field Training Officer and Narcotics Task Force. The Yreka Police Department also offers free services to the community, such as child car seat inspection, free cars seats to those in need, and bike helmets for children.
Applications are accepted on a continuous basis. If you are interested in joining our team, please, complete an application and send it to us.
1400 Fairlane Rd.
Yreka, California 96097
Yreka Police Department Directory
Chief- David Gamache
Lieutenant- Chris Betts
Sergeant- Ray Boutin
Sergeant- Jeremy Potter
Sergeant- Derek Duncan
Officer- Scott Daugherty
Officer- Pat Dircksen
Officer- Kash Hasemeyer
Officer- Zachary Taylor
Officer- Travis Cooke
Officer- Ryan Welch
Officer- Aaron Smith
Officer- Kevin Friedman
Officer- Dusty Wilson
Officer- Scott Wallace
Animal Control Officer- John Machado
Administrative Assistant- Holly Persing
Evidence/Records Supervisor- Jolie Kelly