The Cop Everyone Loves

The San Mateo Police Department Master Officer Program identifies an elite group of officers within our department who have earned the title “Master Officer” based not only on their yearly performance evaluations, but also on their years of experience and various expertise. SMPD is lucky to recognize our largest number of Master Officers ever in…

From the Desk of SMPD Detective Ed Han

How to Better Protect Your Vehicle and Its Belongings, Wherever You May Travel… Admit it. There are times when we take better care of our car than ourselves. We may be slow to schedule a dentist appointment or even slower to see our doctor, but there are those of us who would never pass on…

The Newly Awarded Rogell Neighborhood Safety Partnership !!

San Mateo Police Department: San Mateo, California – Rogell Neighborhood Safety Partnership: Safeguarding At-Risk Communities through Empowerment, Encouragement, and Trust Problem Solving and Institutionalization of Community Policing in San Mateo: The City of San Mateo, like many US Communities, enjoys a rich blend of residents from multiple backgrounds and cultures – originating both inside and…