Emergency Services

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In the event of an emergency dial 9-1-1

Police Department
The primary law enforcement agency for the City of Santa Clara. The department is staffed by sworn officers, civilian support personnel, a Police Reserve, and citizen volunteers. The Police Department is responsible for the operation and management of the City’s Public Safety Communication Center, which handles all 9-1-1 calls and coordinates all fire and police field units responding to emergency calls.  Non-emergency Police incidents can be reported by calling (408) 615-5580.

Responds to fire or medical emergency scenes with highly trained and equipped personnel within three minutes after being notified and dispatched. The Fire Department also assists other City departments in recovery operations, conducts fire inspections and hazardous materials inspections, and offers public education programs on fire prevention. The fire department can be contacted at (408) 615-4900.

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