About the Los Altos Police Department

2011 Los Altos Police Group Photo

The Los Altos Police Department has a total of 30 Sworn Officers, 5 Reserve Officers and 17 professional civilian staff.

Total Public Safety (Police and Fire) Operating Budget:
FY 2013-2014: $15,134,649

Population of Los Altos: 29,431

The Los Altos Police Department is structured as outlined below. For more information, please review the Department's Organization Chart.

Administration
  • Tuck Younis - Chief of Police
  • Andy Galea - Captain of Operations
  • Elizabeth Vargas - Police Services Manager
  • Alyssa Green - Executive Assistant
  • Personnel and Training Officer
Police Services
  • 9-1-1 Communications
  • Records
  • Property & Evidence
Operations
  • Patrol
  • Investigations
  • Traffic