Happy Halloween!

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Thank you to everyone who came out last night to the Town of Atherton's Halloween at the Park! We hope you all had a spook-tacular time! Please stop by the police department for some glow sticks to stay visible! Remember to have fun and safe tonight while you're out trick-or-treating. 👻

Thank you Skip!

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Skip Mills joined the Atherton Police Department over 20 years ago as a veteran police volunteer. Skip, who was a retired mechanic, volunteered to become the DARE car mechanic, working side-by-side with another volunteer on the intensive restoration work. This week he was honored for his contributions with an official volunteer badge. Thank you for all you've done over the years, and for how you continue to serve the community!!

Join Atherton PD in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

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The Atherton Police Department is proud to partner with The Bay Area Cancer Connections in the fight against breast cancer. The police department will be offering a limited-edition police department shoulder patch. All proceeds will be donated to The Bay Area Cancer Connections in Palo Alto.The purpose of the department's pink patch is intended to stimulate conversation with members of the community, to encourage public awareness about the importance of early detection and the on-going fight against this horrible disease.The Atherton...
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Crime Prevention

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Simple Crime Prevention:Anyone can be a target of even the simplest of crimes. Here are some tips to keep you safe in your everyday life:Always be aware of your surroundings and who is around you. Take time to observe what people are wearing and what they look like in case you have to describe it later to someone.Do not leave any items in your car that may be seen as valuable to someone else. Do not give thieves the opportunity. Put...
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INTERNET AND WEBSITE SAFETY TIPS

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Though there have been many scares about what can happen to children or teenagers on the internet, adults should be safe as well. There is no limit to the amount of risk adults come in contact with such as sexual predators, criminals who are seeking out your personal information on social networking sites, buying habits, frequently used sites, and many others. Here are some tips to help prevent you from being a target: Do not share things such as email addresses,...
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