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Santa Clara, CA 95050

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SCPD Police StationThe Santa Clara Police Building is located at 601 El Camino Real. The Police lobby is open for walk-in service; click here for hours.

Crimes in progress and emergencies should be reported immediately by calling 9-1-1, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Individuals can come to the Police Building with questions for an on-duty Police Officer, to report non-emergency incidents, have a mechanical violation signed off, obtain a copy of a Police Report, drop off unwanted or expired over the counter and/or prescription drugs and file a commendation, inquiry or complaint. If you are the victim of a crime that occurred in the City of Santa Clara, you can also complete and submit your initial Crime Report online.

An appointment is required for many services; please call for specific details.

Email messages are generally answered weekdays during normal business hours. If your question/comment pertains to crime in progress or emergency situation, please call 9-1-1. E-mail submissions should only pertain to general inquiries.

Contact information for other City Departments, programs and services is available online.

Police Department Contact Information

Service Phone Number and/or Email
Emergency Dispatch 911
Web Site Feedback
Abandoned Vehicle Abatement Program 408-615-4778
Anonymous Tip Line 408-615-4TIP (4847)
Chief of Police 408-615-4890
Community Response Team  408-615 4745
Community Services/Crime Prevention 408-615-4872
Crime Analysis 408-615-4841
Detective Division 408-615-4800
Fingerprinting (Appointment Required) 408-615-4701
Graffiti Hotline 408-241-9495
Main Number 408-615-4700
Neighborhood Watch 408-615-4872
Non-emergency Dispatch 408-615-5580
Northside Substation 408-615-4744
Patrol Division 408-615-4750
Police Activities League (PAL) 408-615-4880
Property (Appointment Required for Pick-Up) 408-615-4727
Records 408-615-4700
Recruiting 1-800-994-SCPD
Reserve Office
School Resource Officers/DARE 408-615-4856
Traffic 408-615-4700
Volunteer Program/Internship 408-615-4892
Warrants 408-615-4700
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