Interim Police Chief Lee Violett leads the Half Moon Bay Police Department, which is currently staffed with 12 police…More officers.
In addition to its core services of crime reduction, public safety, and personal disaster preparedness, the Police Department sponsors programs designed to involve the community, such as a Law Enforcement Explorer Program, Police Reserves and a Police Athletic League. It is also involved in the Coastside Emergency Action Program, an initiative focused on disaster preparedness.
The department's 2009 Annual Report can be downloaded on their website.
Half Moon Bay Fire Station (#40) - Coastside Fire Protection Dis 1191 Main St, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 The Half Moon Bay Fire Station #40 provides fire protection services for the city, as well as advance life support,…More cliff rescue, water rescue, confined space rescue, ambulance transport services, and help to those who have been locked out of their vehicles or place of residence. Fire Station #40 is one of three stations operated by the Coastside Fire Protection District, which was founded in 1879. Station #41 is in El Granada, and Station #44 is in Moss Beach. Taken together, the three stations provide services for the entire District, which covers Half Moon Bay and the surrrounding unincorporated areas of El Granada, Miramar, Montara, Moss Beach and Princeton. The District's Web site has a section on disaster preparedness for earthquake, fire, wind and power outages, tsunami and flood. Safety tips are also provided for car seats, beaches, water and rip currents.
Interim Police Chief Lee Violett leads the Half Moon Bay Police Department. Core services include: public safety,…More crime reduction, and disaster preparedness.
Police sergeants oversee a cadre of police officers and reserve officers. Officers are responsible for street patrols, crime reduction, monitoring public safety and responding to residents' requests for help. A community services officer is in charge of parking, monitoring and removing abandoned vehicles, and property and evidence. The department also houses investigative and juvenile units, and participates in San Mateo County task forces for narcotics, vehicle theft and gangs.
Administrative staff takes care of data processing, records, and evidence.
The department involves the community through its Law Enforcement Explorer program and Police Athletic League. Opportunities are also available for volunteers to help with data entry, report filing and supporting department responsibilities during fairs and festivals.
Case logs in PDF format can be viewed at its website, along with the 2009 Annual Report.