Public Safety is a top priority for the City of Folsom. The Cityís Police Department traces its roots to 1950, shortly after the city incorporated. Today the department has a staff of 125, including officers and support staff. Together they are responsible for the protection and safety of Folsomís 62,000 residents and many visitors. Department staff work in partnership with the community to protect lives, property and quality of life within Folsomís many neighborhoods. Their success is measured by Folsomís extremely low crime rate and also by results of a recent public opinion poll showing a 95 percent satisfaction approval rating from the community.