The Redwood City Police Department has 94 total sworn officers and numerous support staff dedicated to "providing…More 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>
California Highway Patrol, Redwood City 355 Convention Way, Redwood City, CA94063 The Redwood City office of the California Highway Patrol is part of the golden Gate Division. The division cover nine…More counties and serves more than six million people. In addition to the more common activity of monitoring traffic, the California Highway Patrol partners with local officials to protect the community. The state agency also regularly volunteers in the community. This division pioneered the community outreach program, sending a contingent of 14 officers to East Palo Alto in 1993 to assist local government in controlling a high crime problem. The three-year cooperative program resulted in a 98 percent drop in the homicide rate.
Raices De Mexico 3399 Bay Rd, Redwood City, CA94063 Raices De Mexico offers dance instruction and activities in Mexican folklore dance to children, teens and adults.…More Classes are at the Police Activities League on Bay Road and last for one hour and no prior experience is needed.