Police Department


Department head: Patrick Nikolai

601 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95050

(408) 615-4700

The Police Department provides law enforcement and policing services to the City of Santa Clara. SCPD is led by a six-member command staff, who oversee the department's divisions: Field Operations, Investigations, Special Operations, and Administrative Services.

The department provides a Fact Sheet that summarizes the size of its force, the operating budget, annual activity, and local crime statistics. The Recruiting page lists available full-time, part-time and volunteer opportunities.

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