Communities Served by the Thermal Station
The Thermal Station serves the eastern half of the Coachella Valley. In addition to contract police services for the cities of Coachella, and La Quinta and the Southern Coachella Valley Community Services District.
The station also provides law enforcement for these other unincorporated areas:
- Bermuda Dunes
- Cabazon Tribal Nation
- Chiriaco Summit
- Chocolate Mountain
- Coachella (Contract City)
- Cottonwood Spring
- Del Webb Sun City
- Flowing Wells
- Hundred Palms
- Indio County
- Indio Hills
- Joshua Tree National Park
- La Quinta (Contract City)
- North Shore Desert Beach
- Salton Sea
Police Services Provided by the Riverside Sheriff’s Department
Augustine Tribal Nation
The Riverside County Sheriff's Department provides Police Services for the The Augustine Tribal Nation
Cabazon Band of Mission Indians
The Cabazon Band of Mission Indians contracts with the Riverside Sheriff’s Department for patrol services.
City of Coachella
The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department has been providing law enforcement services to the City of Coachella since 1998.
City of La Quinta
The City of La Quinta contracts for police and fire services through the County of Riverside.
Southern Coachella Valley Community Services District
The SoCoVal (CSD) is a special district that exists under California Law (Governmental Code Section 61,000 et seq) and provides certain governmental services for the communities of Thermal, Oasis, Mecca and Vista Santa Rosa.
Torres Martinez Tribal Nation
The Riverside County Sheriff's Department provides Police Services for the The Torres Martinez Tribal Nation
Twenty-Nine Palms Tribal Nation
The Riverside County Sheriff's Department provides Police Services for the The Twenty-Nine Palms Tribal Nation
Other Police Agencies in the Thermal Station Area
Indio Police Department
Please contact the City of Indio Police Department if you live within its city limits.