Since mid-2011, law enforcement services have been provided to the community of Half Moon Bay through a contract with the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office.
Services range from
- Patrol, dispatch response to emergency calls
- Community policing
- Coordinating emergency preparedness efforts
- Enforcing traffic laws
- Managing the Sheriff’s Activity League on the Coastside.
- Where can I get my fingerprints taken?
- How do I get a Restraining Order?
- How can I protest a parking citation?
- What can I do about cars that park and never move from in front of my house?
- What can I do about a barking dog?
- Are fireworks legal in Half Moon Bay?
- Can I store my motor home on the street?
- Does the City have any noise restrictions?
- How do I get my towed vehicle back?
- What phone number should I call?
- Why is the skateboard park closed?
- Can we have fires on the beach?
- Is there a curfew in Half Moon Bay?
- The police have my property, how do I get it back?
- How can I check to see if there are any "sexual predators" in my neighborhood?
- If I find money or other valuable property, and turn it in to the Sheriff's Half Moon Bay substation can I later claim it if the true owner has not collected it?
- How do I obtain a copy of a police report?
- Sign up for SMC Alert
- Visit the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office website for more information about the variety of services provided to all in San Mateo County.
The Sheriff’s Office partners with:
- The Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center (PCRC), a nonprofit organization providing localized mediation, facilitation, partnerships, training, and collaboration around neighborhood issues.
- The Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse (CORA), which helps those affected by domestic violence, with counseling, emergency housing, legal assistance, and more.