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    History Of The SCPOA

    The history of the Santa Cruz Police Department begins with the incorporation of the city in 1866.A Board of Trustees governed the new town, and S.W. Field, President of the Board, appointed the first Police Chief in 1867.

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    Meet The Board

    The Santa Cruz Police Officers’ Association is committed to the betterment of our members, our organization and the community we serve. We are dedicated to enhancing public safety and reducing fear and the incidence of crime.

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    About The SCPOA

    The Santa Cruz Police Officers' Association’s goal is to professionally represent the Police Officers' that comprise the majority of the Santa Cruz Police Department. In order to achieve this goal, the SCPOA strives to promote...

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Featured News

Tragic Loss Of California Highway Patrol-Santa Cruz Sgt. Kevin Enox
The Santa Cruz POA sends our thoughts and prayers to the California Highway Patrol-Santa Cruz and the Enox family. Sgt. Kevin Enox died unexpectedly while off-duty yesterday. Sgt. Enox and many members of the Santa Cruz Police Department have worked very closely together over the many years. We are truly saddened to ha...
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New Santa Cruz Town Clock light dedicated to fallen police
SANTA CRUZ >> Evening passersby may have noticed a renewed glow around the downtown Town Clock in recent weeks, thanks to community support. The Surf City Kiwanis Club recently provided the funding and volunteer hours to have a new LED lighting system installed inside the historic clock tower at Water Street and ...
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Family helps Santa Cruz police capture burglary suspect
A 33-year-old transient man was arrested Saturday April 19, after he tried to flee from authorities with items stolen from Safeway on Morrissey Boulevard. About 5:30 p.m., James Wentworth was inside the grocery store at 117 Morrissey Blvd. when a store security guard accused him of theft and a struggle began, accordin...
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Santa Cruz Police Officers' Association
PO Box 7465
Santa Cruz, CA 95061

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