San Carlos, CA

Sheriff's Office

The San Carlos Police Bureau works in partnership with the community and other City departments to improve the quality of life of community members. This is accomplished through: the apprehension of violent criminals; crime prevention strategies; recognition, intervention, and resolution of systematic problems within the community; and involvement with the youth of our community.

San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office

The San Carlos Police Services Bureau is a separate Bureau of the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. The full resources of the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office support all aspects of police operations in San Carlos. To learn more about the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office, visit their website linked below.

San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office

Alarm Registration

Registrations are required for all alarms installed in San Carlos. An annual fee of $31.00 is currently waived. At the San Carlos City Council meeting of April 25, 2016, Resolution 2016-037 was adopted. At this meeting, Staff recommended and Council approved waiving the annual alarm permit fee, until further notice

Alarm Registration

Megan’s Law

California's Megan's Law was enacted in 1996 Penal Code § 290.46. It mandates the California Department of Justice (CA DOJ) to notify the public about specified registered sex offenders. Megan’s Law also authorizes local law enforcement agencies to notify the public about sex offender registrants found to be posing a risk to public safety. 

Visit Megan’s Law website 

Pay/Contest a Parking Ticket

Parking ticket payments can be paid through the portal linked below.

Parking Ticket Payment Portal 

Press Releases 

View San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office press releases at their webpage linked below. 

SMC Sheriff’s Office Press Releases 

San Mateo County (SMC) Alert

SMC Alert is an alert notification system used to immediately contact you during urgent or emergency situations. You can set alerts to send emergency and non-emergency text and voice messages to your email, cell phone, or landline.

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