COVID-19 UPDATE | The City is coordinating closely with our public health officials at the Santa Cruz County Health Department to prevent the further spread COVID-19. In an effort to protect you and our community, changes and measures have been adopted in daily operations and activities. For further details please click here for the City’s Response to COVID-19

Santa Cruz Police Warn the Public to be Aware of COVID-19 Scams:

La policía de Santa Cruz advierte al público que esté al tanto de las estafas de COVID-19:

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.