The Santa Monica Police Department strives to provide transparency on police activities, departmental policies, training materials, and agency practices. We are committed to openness, accountability, and integrity. We want to ensure all materials can be made easily available to the public.
SMPD continues to look for new ways to enhance our community engagement efforts. We offer crime alerts and information in various forms which include: Press Releases via the City News Desk, Online Crime Mapping, SMAlerts, Facebook, Twitter, Nextdoor, and Instagram.
Please click through the Top Resources and FAQs below and contact us if you have any questions.