It is situated in Santa Cruz county, California with a total number of 268 employees - 27 female, 114 male officers and 127 civilians. Santa Cruz County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is CA0440000, it belongs to the Pacific division in the West region with a region code of Region IV.
The Santa Cruz County SO employee rate for 2017 was 2.42 employees per 1000 inhabitants. The police department employee rate is lower than the national average of 2.5.
In 2017 the agency had 288 reported violent crimes where 131 crimes were cleared.
For 2017 there were 288 reported violent crimes in total, where:
The police department had 1794 property crimes reported in 2017, there were 9 arson, 427 burglaries, 1349 larceny/theft and 18 motor vehicle theft cases.