The Novato Police Department Lobby is open. All other City facilities are currently closed for walk-in service following the Shelter in Place Order for the County of Marin. Please call for details about the services you are interested in. 

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Serving Our Community Since 1960


At the Novato Police Department, we are proud of our organization and the service that we provide to the community. We have a legacy of true community-oriented policing and we strive for excellence. The City of Novato is the second largest city in Marin County and is located approximately thirty (30) miles north of San Francisco and Oakland/East Bay. Novato is a beautiful suburban community with a population of approximately 55,000+, boasting excellent schools, abundant open space, expansive recreational opportunities and a small town feel.  If you have a commitment to active community partnerships, an aptitude for technology and an allegiance to provide excellent police services promptly, professionally and with a passion, then please join us!

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