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  • Santa Cruz Police Crime Stats for 2019 Now Available

    The Santa Cruz Police release the 2019 Uniform Crime Report (UCR) for the City of Santa Cruz. The end of year statistics reflects that overall crime has remained flat. The crime rate range is within expected average values based on FBI Part 1 reported offenses for the past five years.


  • Suspicious Circumstances Investigation

    On Monday, December 23, 2019, at approximately 1:20 PM, the Santa Cruz Police Department served a search warrant at a residence located in the 300 block of Pennsylvania Street.


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