Police Services

The San Mateo Police Department is a 24/7 comprehensive community policing department divided into three service units: Field Operations Services, Investigation Services, and Support Services. 

Safety on our streets, security in our schools and in your homes, success of our businesses, and service to the members of our community is our mission. The men and women of the San Mateo Police Department are progressive and professional; dedicated peace keepers, defenders of our community’s quality of life, and problem solvers protecting our community through professionalism, integrity, and excellence. We provide a safe and secure quality of life through resolution of issues and problems by aligning community partnerships and resources through ongoing collaborations. We have a committed, diverse, and outstanding group of men and women in this department dedicated to providing outstanding public service.

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