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The Palo Alto Police Department is proud to present our free mobile application to give you access to the latest alerts, news, crime maps, photos and videos. It integrates with our Twitter account and Facebook page, and you can also use it to submit a crime tip to us. Get accurate, timely information about crime directly from us, and keep up-to-date with what’s going on in our community.

The application has the following features:

· Alerts: receive push notifications to your phone about critical public safety incidents as they occur
· News: read the latest news about major crimes, notable arrests, crime trends, and Department events
· Crime Maps: see near real-time maps of where crime is happening in town
· Photos: view surveillance photos and sketches of wanted suspects, plus browse interesting pics of our personnel, police dogs, equipment, and more
· Videos: watch videos from our YouTube channel
· Twitter: follow and communicate with us through a direct link to our Twitter account, and receive updates about critical public safety incidents as they occur
· Facebook: view the latest information posted on our Facebook page
· Submit a tip: submit a tip to us about criminal activity going on in your neighborhood. You can choose to remain anonymous.

The Palo Alto Police Department is located in Palo Alto, California, right in the heart of Silicon Valley. We have 161 personnel who are proud to serve and protect our community. Please join us as our partners to make Palo Alto an even safer place for our residents, visitors, and businesses!

This application is powered by, and was developed in collaboration with http://gomobilepd.com.

What’s New

Version 1.3

- minor bug fixes.

Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
2 Ratings

2 Ratings

AwesomeStudiosYT ,

I love it.

It’s a great app to alert you of the latest crimes.

Tank61911 ,

Great app

It's awesome to see a police department go the extra mile with community engagement! Nice job PAPD!

Tony Putulin ,


This app is pretty sweet!


City of Palo Alto
11.8 MB

Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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