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Santa Cruz Police Department
155 Center St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Requesting Police Services: 911
It is appropriate to call 911 for calls which involve a crime, accident or incident requiring a uniformed police officer to respond. Please do not hesitate to call 911 for anything that requires a police response.

Administration Division:  831-420-5810

Investigations Section:  831-420-5820

Operations Division: 831-420-5850

Property Section:  831-420-5900

Property Release times are Tuesdays 11am - 3pm and Thursdays 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Property release times are subject to change.  The Property Section is closed on holidays.

Records Section:  831-420-5870

Sergeant's Office:  831-420-5960

Anonymous Tip Line:  831-420-5995

Abandoned Vehicles:  831-420-5863

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