About Atherton Police

  1. The Atherton Police Department provides a full range of police services to a population of more than 7,100 residents. The men and women of the Atherton Police Department serve with unmistakable pride and integrity, which has garnered the organization tremendous community support. Subscribing to a philosophy of community policing, they provide a unique and personalized brand of customer service seldom seen in other police agencies. Through strong police / community partnerships, the Town of Atherton enjoys an extremely low crime rate, which contributes to a very desirable quality of life for our residents.
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    Recent Auto Burglaries

    Between the dates of 09/22/2020 and 09/25/2020, three auto burglaries occurred at three different locations: Stevenson Lane (near Atherton Avenue), Elena Avenue, and Watkins Avenue. Due to the fact that the victims did not immediately discover that their Read on...
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    Census in Atherton

    What happens in the #2020Census will impact us for the next ten years! Take the census now and share this communication with friends & neighbors to ensure the community participates. For details visit: https://cmo.smcgov.org/census-2020-san-mateo-county Read on...