It is situated in Santa Clara county, California with a total number of 142 employees - 12 female, 65 male officers and 65 civilians. Palo Alto PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is CA0431200, it belongs to the Pacific division in the West region with a region code of Region IV.
The Palo Alto PD employee rate for 2017 was 2.11 employees per 1000 inhabitants. The police department employee rate is lower than the national average of 2.5.
In 2017 the agency had 90 reported violent crimes where 57 crimes were cleared.
For 2017 there were 90 reported violent crimes in total, where:
The police department had 1783 property crimes reported in 2017, there were 6 arson, 214 burglaries, 1478 larceny/theft and 91 motor vehicle theft cases.