Memorial Day Weekend Update | Due to COVID-19 related concerns, Santa Cruz beaches will continue to be closed from 11am - 5pm and Shelter-in-Place orders will be enforced. For more details on our beach closures please visit: Santa Cruz Beach Closures 

Santa Cruz Police Command Staff | Covid-19 Update:

You Are Not Alone  Program - SCPD Community Support Program:


SCPD: Keeping Stores Safe From Burglaries 

COVID-19 Update regarding the reopening of the City of Santa Cruz parks, beaches, and trails: 

Video messages from Police Chief Andrew Mills on COVID-19 Update and the Shelter in Place Order:

April 5, 2020 Chief Mills Update - Response to COVID-19:


SCPD COVID-19 Response:

Find answers to FAQ's about the temporary closure of public parks, trails & trailheads, beaches & beach access points here.