Community policing

  1. 2015 Award for Excellence in Public Safety

    Learn about the police department's recent honor as the recipient of the Helen Putnam Award for Excellence in Public Safety.

  2. Child safety seat inspections

    Utilize this information to keep your child safe while riding in a vehicle.

  3. Community events

    View information about community events that involve the Police Department.

  4. Community Safety Police Officer program

    Learn more about the Police Department's Community Safety Police Officer program.

  5. Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design

    Learn about how changes to a property's physical environment can help reduce or prevent crime.

  6. National Night Out

    National Night Out is an annual nationwide event that encourages residents to get out in the community, holding block parties and getting to know their neighbors as a way to encourage crime prevention. It's a great way to promote community-police partnerships and enjoy a Menlo Park summer evening surrounded by friends and family. Let’s show criminals that Menlo Park is united in the fight against crime!

  7. Police Explorers

    Find out how the Police Department and Boy Scouts work together.

  8. Police volunteers

    Learn how you can volunteer for the police department.