Residential Burglary Crime Prevention Tips

                Residential burglaries are on the rise throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and our neighboring cities have seen a substantial increase in neighborhoods being targeted as well. Although law enforcement agencies have increased their efforts to thwart these burglaries and apprehend those responsible, the trend is expected…

Stuff the Cruiser Toy Drive

                  Help us “Stuff the Cruiser” – A toy drive benefiting the San Mateo County Children’s Fund. The toy drive will be held on Saturday, December 5th from 2pm-6pm at the Serra Center shopping mall, located on Junipero Serra Boulevard off Serramonte Boulevard. Look for the patrol…

Colma Police Department Reminds Halloween Partiers Against Drinking and Driving

                PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                                               October 28, 2015 CONTACT: Commander Sherwin Lum, 650-997-8321, sherwin.lum@colma.ca.gov On Halloween, and Every Day, Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving Colma Police Department Reminds Halloween Partiers Against Drinking and Driving Colma, CA— This Halloween, The Town of Colma Police Department is reminding…

Halloween Safety Tips

                For Trick-or-Treaters: Look both ways before crossing the street, crossing at corners and crosswalks Walk on sidewalks and paths – if there are no sidewalks, walk facing traffic Children under 12-years old should not be out alone without adult supervision Children should go in groups and map…

National Night Out – Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Come join over 38 million people throughout the nation as they join forces with their local police departments to promote police-community partnerships; crime preventions; safety; and neighborhood unity. Life Flight Helicopter* • K9 Demonstrations* • Police & Fire* • Crime Prevention/Safety Information • Free Hot Dogs • Arts & Crafts • Face Painting • DJ…

Update: Felony Assault on Officer/Stolen Vehicle/Pursuit

  COLMA POLICE DEPARTMENT 1199 El Camino Real Colma, California 94014-3211 Office (650) 997-8321 Fax (650) 997-8330 Media Information For Immediate Release   UPDATE: The suspect in yesterday’s incident was identified as Mark Edward Hill, DOB 11/14/78. He was released from the San Francisco General Hospital after receiving treatment for minor injuries sustained from the…

Wanted – Credit Card Fraud

On 4/26/15, the unidentified female suspect used the victim’s fraudulently obtained credit card number to make multiple purchases at stores in Colma and in Santa Clara. During the Colma transaction alone, the suspect attempted to use twelve different cards to complete the purchases. The suspect was described as being a black female adult, possibly in her…

Child Safety Awareness Fair – Saturday 7/11/15

FREE Child Identification Fingerprinting Kits by New York Life Insurance • Car Seat Installation Demonstrations • Bicycle and Road Safety Information • Distracted Driving Awareness Education • Police • Fire • DJ • Giveaways & More! Saturday, July 11, 2015 • 10am—1pm Babies R Us • 775 Serramonte Boulevard, Colma For more information, call (650)…

Reloadable Pre-Paid Credit/Debit Card Scams

Beware of phone calls with a suspect identifying themselves as a representative from PG&E or another utility company, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), or a law enforcement agency. Examples of Current Scams: PG&E or other utility – The suspect will advise that you are delinquent on a payment and that the power/water/etc. will be turned…