Mobile Apps

Mobile App Technology

The Los Altos Police Department has embraced social media as a means to keep the community up-to-date and provide tools for citizens to help combat crimes in our community. With this in mind, and technology at your fingertips, we encourage you to get connected to the Los Altos Police Department in any of the following ways: 

Twitter - Follow @LosAltosPD

The Los Altos Police Department uses Twitter and Facebook to send and receive information about what is going on in the City of Los Altos and other cities nearby.

Facebook - Give Us a 'Like'

Facebook is used similar to Twitter, to send and receive information and updates as they pertain to Los Altos and other nearby communities.


Nixle alerts help Los Altos Police reach residents in a quick and accessible way. Subscribe today to ensure you receive important emergency alerts and community messages via email and/or text message.


AlertSCC is a powerful mass notification system that will be used to send emergency information and instruction to anyone who lives or works in Santa Clara County. AlertSCC will send messages to phone numbers included in the emergency 911 and 411 directory listings, as well as any additional devices you elect to register. By submitting your contact information, Santa Clara County and the City of Los Altos will be able to keep you informed of local events and regional emergencies.

TipSubmit Mobile

TipSubmit allows tipsters to submit secure and anonymous tips to Crime Stoppers, law enforcement agencies or School Safety Officers and Administrators through the world's largest and North America's only, truly anonymous tip reporting system. 

CrimeReports Mobile

CrimeReports combines the value of police data with the ease-of-use of Google-based mapping and an analytics module so members of the public can view police data in a high-impact map or summary descriptive format.

  • Filter crimes by location or address, crime type and customizable date range
  • View data on the crime map or in a list view
  • View national sex offender data alongside crime in your neighborhood
  • Sign-up for free, automated, email crime alerts