Menlo Park Police Department

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About 30 dogs along with their owners took part in the third annual Paws for Paws at Burgess Park yesterday. The event benefits the Menlo Park Police Foundation and the Menlo Park Police Department K9 Unit.

InMenlo contributing photographer Lena Kalotihos was there to capture some of the action, including Menlo Park police dog, Duke, demonstrating how he sniffs out narcotics.
Today, August 26th, just happens to be Dog Appreciation Day.
Photos by Lena Kalotihos (c) 2018

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Elderly man found dead in Willow Rd. alley this morning

The San Mateo Coroner has been called in to investigate the cause of death of a 79-year-old man who was found dead in an alley near his home in the 1100 block of Willow Road this morning. When first responders arrived, they noticed a visible head wound. He was subsequently identified Kenneth Chou, according to […]

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Third annual Paws for Paws benefits Menlo Park police K-9 unit

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Bring your furry four-legged friends and your family members to Menlo Park’s 3rd Annual Paws for Paws Walk at Burgess Park. The event benefits the Menlo Park Police Foundation and the Menlo Park Police Department K9 Unit. It will take place on Saturday, August 25 from 8:00 am to Noon. This is a fun-filled morning, […]

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Spotted: Good fun at National Night Out event at Willow Oaks in Menlo Park

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Aimee Bolter Campbell of Dala’s Nest fame was one of the organizers of the Willow Oaks National Night out gathering in Menlo Park on Tuesday evening. She reports: “We had about 100 people milling around over the two-hour period. The Babiarz-Scott band provided bluegrass music for everyone. “Menlo Park Police Department K-9 unit, community service, […]

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Bev Mo! burglary suspect arrested by Menlo Park Police

At noon today, the Menlo Park Police Investigations Unit located and arrested Melvin James Williams a 58-year-old East Palo Alto resident who was wanted in connection to three burglaries of BevMo! located on El Camino Real in Menlo Park. During the commission of the burglaries, it’s alleged that Williams would smash the front window of […]

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National Night Out events scheduled for August 7 in Menlo Park and Atherton

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National Association of Town Watch is a non-profit organization dedicated to the development and promotion of various crime prevention programs including neighborhood watch groups, law enforcement agencies, state and regional crime prevention associations, businesses, civic groups, and individuals, devoted to safer communities. Taking place on August 7,  2018 Menlo Park National Night Out Block Parties […]

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Menlo Park Police seeking witnesses to stabbing on Willow Road

On July 3, 2018, at approximately 5:35 pm, Menlo Park Police Officers in the 800 block of Willow Road were flagged down by a person reporting a stabbing victim located in the parking lot of 840 Willow Road. Officers immediately responded to that location and located a male suffering multiple stab wounds. Menlo Park Officers […]

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David Bertini is named Menlo Park Chief of Police

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Menlo Park Interim Police Chief David Bertini will assume the post permanently on  July 8, 2018. “Since stepping up as interim chief in January, Dave has shown me that he is the right person to serve this community and lead the department,” said City Manager Alex D. McIntyre, who made the announcement today. Bertini is […]

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Register your 2018 National Night Out block party

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It’s time to start planning for National Night Out 2018, and the Menlo Park Police Department looks forward to helping neighbors organize their local community event scheduled for Tuesday, August 7, between 6:00 and 9:00 pm. National Night Out is a nationwide community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships, neighborhood camaraderie and crime prevention. It’s an opportunity […]

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Investigation of suspicious substance closes Menlo Park City Hall and police department

Early this morning (4/12), Menlo Park police officers requested the assistance of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District to address a suspicious substance brought to the police department. The individual had initially received the substance through the mail. Both fire and police personnel followed established protocols when dealing with the potentially hazardous materials. As a […]

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Suspect in shooting incident turns himself in to Menlo Park Police

On Wednesday, Feb. 28, suspect José Gutierrez came into the Menlo Park Police Department to turn himself in regarding the shooting incident that occurred on Saturday, Feb. 24 on the 1100 block of Sevier in Menlo Park. Gutierrez was booked into San Mateo County jail without incident for charges of 246.3(a) PC – discharge of […]

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