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Operation "Second Chance" 2017

Post Date:12/05/2017 3:45 PM

Starting on Friday, December 1, 2017, and continuing through the month of December the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with ALL other Santa Clara County law enforcement agencies, will be implementing a special program in which individuals with NON-VIOLENT MISDEMEANOR CRIMINAL and TRAFFIC WARRANTS can receive a citation with a new court date, in lieu of being booked into the County Jail.

“Operation Second Chance” 2017 will on December 1st and run through December 31st. Individuals can go to ANY Santa Clara County law enforcement agency to receive their warrant citation, which will require an acknowledged written “Promise to Appear” court date. Operation Second Chance 2017 is directed towards MOST misdemeanor warrants, no matter what the bail is, including those warrants stamped “No Cite and Release,” and “No Bail.”

The following warrants DO NOT qualify for this program:
* Felony warrants
* ANY warrant involving violence (including ALL domestic violence warrants)
* ANY warrant involving a firearm
* ANY warrant involving resisting arrest
* ANY warrant involving giving false information to a peace officer

Persons with these types of warrants however, are urged to take this opportunity to turn themselves in so they can take care of their matter in court.

More than 3,500 people have taken advantage of this program over the past decade and avoided spending the holidays in jail by self-surrendering.

If you have any questions relating to this program, please contact Sheriff’s Office Records at (408) 808-4717.

The following law enforcement agencies are available to accept self-surrenders at the place, time and days listed below:

Sheriff’s Office Headquarters - 24 hours a day – 7 days a week
55 W. Younger Ave. – San Jose

Sheriff’s Office South County Substation - M-F 7:30AM to 4:00PM
80 W. Highland Avenue - San Martin

Campbell Police Department - M-F 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
70 North First Street – Campbell

Gilroy Police Department M-F 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
7301 Hanna Street - Gilroy

Los Altos Police Department M-F 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
1 N. San Antonio Rd. – Los Altos

Los Gatos/Monte Sereno Police Department M-Thurs 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
110 E Main Street - Los Gatos Friday 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Milpitas Police Department M-F 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
1275 N Milpitas Blvd. – Milpitas

Morgan Hill Police Department M-F 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
16200 Vineyard Blvd. - Morgan Hill

Mountain View Police Department 7 days a week – 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
1000 Villa Street - Mountain View

Santa Clara Police Department M-F 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
601 El Camino Real - Santa Clara

San Jose Police Department M-Thurs 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
201 W. Mission Street – San Jose Closed 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Sunnyvale Dept. of Public Safety 7 days a week, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
700 All America Way – Sunnyvale

Palo Alto Police Department M-Thurs 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
275 Forest Ave. - Palo Alto

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