Atherton Police Department News
Atherton National Night Out - 8/3/2021
The Atherton Police Department are planning the National Night Out celebration that will be hosted on Tuesday, August 3rd.
When: Tuesday, August 3, 2021 @ 6 PM - 8 PM
Where: Holbrook-Palmer Park
Events & Activities:
• Bouncy play areas for kids
• Face Painters
• Balloon Twister
• California Highway Patrol - Helicopter Landing
• Library Activities
• Live Music
• Police DARE Car
• Fire Truck & Fire Drones and more
Police Department Citizens Academy - October 30th
What is a "Citizens' Police Academy?"
The Citizens' Police Academy is a one-day citizen engagement program that is designed to provide Atherton residents with first-hand information about how their Police Department works.
Participation in the Academy requires a commitment of one full day and early evening (7:00 am – 6:00 pm). The Academy will occur on October 30, 2021
at the Holbrook Palmer Park Main House (150 Watkins Avenue).
The instruction will be provided primarily by both sworn and non-sworn staff from the Atherton Police Department’s Patrol detail, Dispatch, Property and Evidence, K9, and Investigations.What Subjects are Included:
• Dispatch and the patrol call
• DA and the Criminal Justice System
• Crisis Intervention Training
• Taser – Use of Force – Less Lethal
• Traffic - Impaired Driving
• Canine history and demonstration
• Police Technology Tools
• Security Systems and Cameras
• Force options Simulator
Attendance at the October 30, 2021
Academy is limited. We will accept the first 25 applications so that class size allows for better interaction and hands-on training. If there is a high level of interest, other dates will be identified in 2022. To attend, you must be at least 21 years old, be an Atherton resident, and not have any felony convictions.
How to Apply: Jennifer Frew @ 650-752-0503 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
. The deadline is September 10, 2021.
Torch Run 2021
The #APD participated in the Special Olympic fund raising Torch Run. To learn more about the Torch Run - click here.