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|General Agency Information|
|Name:||Watsonville Police Department|
|Address:||215 Union Street|
Watsonville, CA 95076
|Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:||24 Hours, 7 Days|
|Description:||Office Hours: Monday-Thursday 8:00am to 6:00pm
Requesting Police Services: 911 or 831-471-1170
It is appropriate to call 911 for calls which involve a crime, accident or incident requiring a uniformed police officer to respond. Please do not hesitate to call 911 for anything that requires a police response.
Non-Emergency Calls: (831)471-1151
Requesting Police Reports: (831)768-3370.
Records Bureau hours of operations:
Monday-Thursday from 9:00am–4:00pm
Requesting Property & Evidence Inquiries: (831)768-3393. Property being held will be released by appointment only. Property not claimed promptly will be disposed of in a manner prescribed by law.
|Mission:||We, the members of the Watsonville Police Department dedicate ourselves to prevent, reduce, and suppress crime (and the fear it instills) through the philosophy of building relationships with the people we serve. We will accomplish this by applying community policing and long term problem solving. From our mission statement comes our motto; "Leadership, Partnership and Quality Service".|
|Programs:||Garage Sale Ordinance
Abandoned Vehicles Program
Gang Resources & Education
Guest Speaker Program
Live Scan Fingerprinting
PAL (Police Activities League)
Police Cadet Program
R.O.P - Santa Cruz County Regional Occupational Program
T.A.C.S. - Truancy Abatement, Crime Suppression
V.I.P.S. - Volunteers in Police Services-see below
P.I.T. - Post Incident Team
|Volunteer Info:||V.I.P.S.-Volunteers in Police Services
This program consists of volunteers who want to contribute to their community. The volunteer program is nonprofit and relies on donations and fund raising. These citizens do many non-emergency tasks such as public presentations, traffic control, translations and clerical duties. They attend training sessions once a month. Contact Sgt. Saul Gonzalez at 831-768-3369 for more information.
|Languages other than English:||None|
|Accommodations for Disabled:||Parking & Wheelchair Access|
|Public Transportation:||Available Within One Block|
Criminal Justice and Legal Services
Information and Referral
Police/Community Relations Groups
|This record last modified January 23, 2014|