The Santa Cruz Police Department exists to provide protection and
services to the community. Major goals of the Department are to reduce
crime, and the perception of crime and fear through a commitment to
Department-wide Community-Oriented Policing and Problem-Solving.
This includes the prevention of crime and the detection and apprehension
of offenders; to provide for the orderly and safe movement of vehicular
traffic through traffic law enforcement, accident prevention and accident
investigation; to ensure public safety through regulation and control of
hazardous conditions; the recovery and return of lost and stolen property;
and to provide non-enforcement services through programs reflecting
community needs and desires.
Highways Near Santa Cruz, with Police Departments: State1 | State35