Crime Prevention

Crime in Los Altos

The safety of our community is a shared responsibility and your commitment to learning more about crime prevention efforts is appreciated. Partnering together to prevent crime before it occurs is one of the ways we can help to ensure Los Altos remains a great place to live and raise a family.

The following crime prevention programs and services are offered through the Los Altos Police Department:

Stay Up-to-Date

The Los Altos Police Department provides regular updates to the community regarding crime trends, prevention tips and other public safety news. Residents are encouraged to connect with us in order to receive these important updates. Several options are available:

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Nextdoor
  • Nixle: Subscribe today to receive emergency alerts and community messages via email and/or text message.
  • Visit to view daily, weekly, or monthly updates on crimes that occur in Los Altos.

If you have questions about crime prevention services, contact us at (650) 947-2770.