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California Code Search

To view California's Legislative Information, including a code search feature of all California laws, please visit the California Legislative Information website.

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California Highway Patrol (CHP) Traffic Information

To view up to the minute traffic situations, please visit Traffic Incident page.

California Firearm Law

Visit the State of California Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General, for FAQ's regarding California laws pertaining to firearms by clicking Firearms FAQs.

California law does not prohibit CCW holders from carrying in a private business establishment, even if they post a sign and/or search people entering. However, they are within their rights to ask you to leave (temporarily or permanently) if they find out – and you are trespassing if you don’t leave after being asked. For more information about concealed carry laws please visit the Carrying A concealed weapon in California website.

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California State Parks

For information on California State parks please visit the California State Parks website.

Department of Fish and Game

The Mission of the Department of Fish and Wildlife is to manage California's diverse fish, wildlife, and plant resources, and the habitats upon which they depend, for their ecological values and for their use and enjoyment by the public. For more information please visit the Department of Fish and Game website.

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California Department of Motor Vehicles

For a wide array of vehicle related inquires, vehicle registration, DL/ID renewals, appointments, etc, please click or visit the California Department of Motor Vehicles website.

Federal Bureau of Investigation

As an intelligence-driven and a threat-focused national security organization with both intelligence and law enforcement responsibilities, the mission of the FBI is to protect and defend the United States against terrorist and foreign intelligence threats, to uphold and enforce the criminal laws of the United States, and to provide leadership and criminal justice services to federal, state, municipal, and international agencies and partners.

For more information please visit the Federal Bureau of Investigation website.

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Homeland Security

The Department of Homeland Security has a vital mission: to secure the nation from the many threats we face. This requires the dedication of more than 240,000 employees in jobs that range from aviation and border security to emergency response, from cyber security analyst to chemical facility inspector. Our duties are wide-ranging, and our goal is clear - keeping America safe.

For more information please visit the Department of Homeland Security website.

Megan's Law

California's Megan's Law provides the public with certain information on the whereabouts of sex offenders so that members of our local communities may protect themselves and their children. Megan's Law is named after seven-year-old Megan Kanka, a New Jersey girl who was raped and killed by a known registered sex offender who had moved across the street from the family without their knowledge. In the wake of the tragedy, the Kankas sought to have local communities warned about sex offenders in the area. All states now have a form of Megan's Law.

For more information please visit the Megan's Law website.

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San Mateo County Court Information

The San Mateo County Court offers a variety of online services, such as, online case access, juror services, payment of traffic and moving violations, calendars, transcripts and much more.

For more information please visit the San Mateo County Court website.

San Mateo County Sheriff's Department


  • Protect life and property and preserve the public peace.
  • Enforce state laws and County ordinances.
  • Prevent crime.
  • Support positive youth development.
  • Apprehend criminals and supervise and care for incarcerated prisoners.
  • Coordinate emergency services.
  • Process civil actions.
  • Provide security for the Courts, Health Services, County employees, SamTrans/Caltrain, and the public visiting the County facilities.

For more information please visit the Sheriff's Department website.

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Victim Notification Program

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) enforces federal laws governing border control, customs, trade and immigration to promote homeland security and public safety. For more information on ICE and the Victim Notification Program visit Victim Notification Program website.

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