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For Emergencies, Dial 911

Listed below are local law enforcement departments available to file a report, answer questions, and refer to appropriate jurisdiction, depending on the circumstances of the crime.

Local Law Enforcement

    • Merced Police Department

611 W 22nd Street Merced, California 95340

Non-Emergency dispatch: 209-385-6912


    • Merced County Sheriff

700 W 22nd Street Merced, California 95340

Non-Emergency Sheriff Phone: (209) 385-7445

    • Atwater Police Department

750 Bellevue Road Atwater, California 95301

Non-Emergency dispatch: 209-357-6384


    • Livingston Police Department

1446 C Street Livingston, California 95334

Non-Emergency dispatch: 209-394-7917

Valley Crisis Center

A local crisis center that provides relevant direct services that empower victims.


    • Merced Office

1960 P Street
Merced, California 95340

    • Los Banos Office

545 J Street
Los Banos, California 93635

Office Line: 209-725-7900

24 Hour Hotline: 209-722-4357


National Hotlines and Assistance

National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE

RAINN National Sexual Assault Hotline: Chat online with a trained staff member who can provide you confidential crisis support. For more information or to seek support, visit RAINN .

National Domestic Violence Hotline: (800) 799- SAFE (7233) or TTY 866-484-4913

STOP Bullying Now!: The U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services website, STOP Bullying Now!, provides information regarding bullying, cyberbullying, prevention, and various forms of resources. To seek immediate support, call their 24-hour help hotline for victims at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).