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Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos
Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos

“ Welcome to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office website. I am Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos and I am proud to provide you with this digital doorway into the Sheriff's Office. This provides you the opportunity to learn about the Sheriff's Office and its programs, and have better access to us so that we may better serve you. ”

- Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos

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Commitment to our community

Commitment

We are committed to protecting life, property and preserving the public peace. Our Deputies put public safety first to ensure San Mateo County remains one of the safest counties in the country.

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Worthy of public’s trust

Integrity

We are committed to ethics, equity and excellence to ensure accountability. We understand that making a difference in the quality of life is an opportunity that policing provides.

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Pledge to our community

Compassion

Compassion is a value that we pledge to all residents and visitors of San Mateo County. We understand that sometimes we interact with the community during their most trying times. During these situations an act of compassion showcases our Deputies' character and level of commitment to the community.

 

Substation Locations:

North Fair Oaks Substation

3121 Middlefield Road
Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 599-9186

Patrol Services

La Honda Substation

8945 La Honda Road,
La Honda, CA 94020

Emergency Call Box

Millbrae Police Bureau

581 Magnolia Avenue,
Millbrae, CA 94030
(650) 259-2300
Monday - Friday (except holidays)
9:00AM - 5:00PM

Patrol Services
Report Releases & Requirements
Vehicle Releases & Requirements
Visa / Clearance Letters & Booking
Chronology Requirements
Safe Medicine Disposal Site
Emergency Call Box

Moss Beach Substation

500 California Avenue,
Moss Beach, CA 94038
(650) 573-2801
Monday - Thursday (except holidays)
8:00AM - 6:00PM

Patrol Services
LiveScan Fingerprinting by Appointment Only
Safe Medicine Disposal Site
Emergency Call Box

San Carlos Police Bureau

600 Elm Street,
San Carlos, CA 94070
(650) 802-4277
Monday - Friday (except holidays)
8:00AM - 5:00PM

Patrol Services
Report Releases & Requirements
Vehicle Releases & Requirements
Visa / Clearance Letters & Booking
Chronology Requirements
Safe Medicine Disposal Site
Emergency Call Box

Half Moon Bay Substation

537 Kelly Avenue,
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
(650) 726-8288
Monday - Friday (except holidays)
8:30AM - 5:00PM (Closed 12:00PM -1:00PM)

Patrol Services
Report Releases & Requirements
Vehicle Releases & Requirements
Visa / Clearance Letters & Booking
Chronology Requirements
Safe Medicine Disposal Site
Emergency Call Box

San Mateo County Sheriff's Office - Hall of Justice

400 County Center, 3rd Floor,
Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 363-4525
Monday - Friday (except holidays)
7:00AM - 5:45PM

Report Releases & Requirements
Vehicle Releases & Requirements
Visa / Clearance Letters & Booking
Chronology Requirements
Safe Medicine Disposal Site

San Mateo County Sheriff's Office

400 County Center, 3rd Floor,
Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 599-1536
Monday - Friday (except holidays)
8:00AM - 5:00PM

Events:

Tip-A-Cop

Please join us at our annual Tip-A-Cop kick-off event, at Bucks of Woodside, January 24 from 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM.  You will see Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos, and the Executive Staff as part of the celebrity wait staff. "Tip-A-Cop" events are fund-raisers for Special Olympics. Partnering with local restaurants, police departments provide law enforcement personnel to team with a regular waitress and waiter of the restaurant and wait on tables. During the course of their duties, the agency personnel educate the customers about the event and Special Olympics and solicit "tips" as a donation for Special Olympics.  Special Olympics provides mentally and physically challenged children and adults with an outlet of sports activities to promote positive self-esteem. The mission of the Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of sports for individuals with intellectual disabilities.  This year's Special Olympics will be held at UC Davis from June 21st through June 23rd.  If you cannot make this event but would like to make a donation to Special Olympics you can do so by sending a check made payable to "Special Olympics" to the following address:  Headquarters Patrol Attention: Sergeant Todd Finato 400 County Center. Redwood City CA, 94063 Read more »

2019 Women's Boot Camp

Please join the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office for the 2019 Women’s Boot Camp! The boot camp is four sessions over four weekends designed to help women prepare for the physical fitness testing which is required as part of the application and hiring process to become a Correctional Officer or Deputy Sheriff. Get to know current members of the Sheriff’s Office and learn more about the advantages of a career in law enforcement. The boot camp takes place on: January 26, 2019 0830-1200 hrs February 2, 2019 0830-1200 hrs February 9, 2019 0830-1200 hrs February 16, 0830-1200 hrs At: The Academy - College of San Mateo 1700 West Hillsdale Boulevard San Mateo, California 94402 If interested, please email Lt. Stephanie Josephson at sjosephson@smcgov.org ASAP to reserve a spot and receive the necessary application materials. Read more »

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