Law Enforcement

Since mid-2011, law enforcement services have been provided to the community of Half Moon Bay through a contract with the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office.

Services range from 

  • Patrol, dispatch response to emergency calls
  • Investigations
  • Community policing
  • Coordinating emergency preparedness efforts
  • Enforcing traffic laws
  • Managing the Sheriff’s Activity League on the Coastside. 


The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office is dedicated to the preservation of public safety by providing innovative and progressive service in partnership with the Half Moon Bay community.

The Sheriff’s Office partners with: