Menlo Park Police Department

Join officers from the Menlo Park Police Department as they learn more about community issues important to, and you learn more about the officers that serve our community. The event takes place on Thursday, March 14 from 9:00 to 11:00 am at Starbucks (693 Santa Cruz Ave.).

 

 

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Belle Haven residents invited to meet Police Chief Bertini on Feb. 25

Come meet Menlo Park’s Police Chief Dave Bertini on Feb. 25 at the Neighborhood Service Center (871 Hamilton Ave.) from 6:00 to 7:00 pm. The Chief and staff will meet and greet the community and discuss traffic, crime, code enforcement and other neighborhood concerns specific to the Belle Haven community. What to expect: – Community […]

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Teenager shot in the leg while walking his dog in Menlo Park

On February 5, 2019, at approximately 10:38 p.m., Menlo Park Police officers responded to East O’Keefe Street and Menalto Avenue on the report of a shooting. When officers arrived to the area, they located a shooting victim sitting on the sidewalk in the 100 block of East O’Keefe Street. The 17-year-old juvenile victim sustained a […]

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From burglars to biscotti: Getting to know Menlo Park Police Chief Dave Bertini

This past July, Chief Dave Bertini took over command of the Menlo Park Police Department. Chief Bertini is beloved at City Hall, where he prior served as a Police Commander in various roles, as Interim Police Chief, and even as Interim Human Services Director when the need arose. I thought Menlo Park residents would enjoy […]

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Overnight parking enforcement in Menlo Park deferred for the holidays

As a courtesy to residents holding events and hosting out of town guests during the holidays, the overnight parking ordinance will not be enforced beginning Friday morning, December 21, 2018, through Wednesday morning, January 2, 2019. Overnight parking enforcement will resume at 2:00 am, Thursday, January 3, 2019. Parking of cars on city streets is […]

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Rich Struckman joins Menlo Park Police Department as commander overseeing Patrol Division

Rich Struckman is joining the Menlo Park Police Department as police commander effective November 13, 2018, overseeing the Patrol Division. Commander Struckman was raised in San Francisco and is a longtime resident of San Mateo County. He began his life in public service in 1984, when he joined the United States Army. In 1990, he […]

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Texting 911, as well as calling, is now an option in San Mateo County

All San Mateo County Law Enforcement and Fire Agencies’ 911 Dispatch Centers are now equipped to receive and respond to mobile phone 911 text messages. All phones or devices must include a text or data plan, be text capable, and have their location services enabled to send a text message to 911. This technology directly […]

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Ethanol, not cyanide, is culprit that sickens UPS driver yesterday in Menlo Park

Responding to a medical aid call yesterday, Menlo Park Fire District personnel found a 41-year-old male next to a United Parcel Service (UPS) delivery vehicle. He identified himself as the driver and stated that he believed that he had been exposed to some type of chemical spill inside the back of the vehicle. The UPS driver was transported […]

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Dogs strut their stuff at Paws for Paws at Burgess Park

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 […]

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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

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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