Redwood City Police Department

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<p>The Redwood City Police Department has 94 total sworn officers and numerous support staff dedicated to "providing excellent service with integrity and respect."</p>
<p>Services like the automobile seatbelt safety campaigns, sobriety checkpoints, specialized traffic safety operations, as well as alcohol-impaired driver awareness programs and bicycle safety programs for Redwood City youth are funded by awarded grants from the California Office of Traffic Safety.</p> <p>The Police Department partners with other San Mateo County agencies to address illegal drug use and criminal and street gang violence.  Members of the department also belong to the County Gang Task Force and the County Narcotics Task Force.</p> <p>In addition to combating crime, the department fosters programs to engage youth and the community. The Police Activities League (PAL) serves to promote positive relationships between department members and the youth of Redwood City.  The PAL program engages thousands of young people every year through sports programs, camps, counseling services and after-school programs. The D.A.R.E. and G.R.E.A.T. programs educate youth on the dangers of gang activities and drug and alcohol use to fifth through seventh grade students as part of the school program.  The School Resource Officer program serves to create a safer environment on campus through early intervention with at-risk youth and juvenile counseling programs.  </p>
1301 Maple St, Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 780-7100
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