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VA Northern California Health Care System


VA Police Service

Northern California VA Police


Role of VA Police

VANCHCS Police In Action

The mission of the Department of Veterans Affairs Police is to enhance the quality of life in our environment through innovation and excellence in policing. In partnership with the community we serve through education, prevention and enforcement, we will maintain order, deter crime, and achieve a presence of security. Our members pride themselves in being the model for law enforcement with vision, while performing with integrity and professionalism.

Our vision is to support the mission of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Our priority is to provide a safe working environment for all VA and Contract Employees. We will maintain the ability to respond to natural, as well as national emergencies. We will strive to build a strong collaboration with other federal and local law enforcement agencies. We pledge to provide a safe environment for our Veterans, their families, visitors and our local community.

Police Chief Mike Kilburn

Chief's Message

Welcome to the VA Police Department website. This website is intended to help you learn about our Department and services, to provide information that can keep you safer at home and work, and to provide opportunities for feedback on services we are currently providing as well as suggestions for how we can serve you better.

The VA Police Department is part of a team effort from the VA Northern California Health Care System to make our facilities a pleasant and safe environment to work, receive medical treatment or visit loved ones. The men and women of your Police Department work hard in the pursuit of excellence, and we are continuously striving to provide the highest quality of professional police services possible.

The VANCHCS Police Department is made up of 43 men and women who serve at VA facilities throughout Northern California. The Officers that make up your Department come from all branches of military service and are dedicated to the mission of serving those who have served. Thank you for visiting our website and please check back regularly for additional crime tips and information.

Mike Kilburn
Chief of Police