Chief's Welcome

On behalf of the men and women of the Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department, welcome to our website. I am honored to serve this community and this organization as the Chief of Police and I thank you for taking the time to learn more about us. We take pride in offering the highest levels of customer service to the residents of Los Gatos and Monte Sereno, balanced with a focus on creating a safe environment through traditional law enforcement services and tempered with a commitment to fair and impartial policing.

The foundation of our Department Vision is to build community partnerships and engage in community problem solving. We hope our website will highlight the many services we offer and provide insight on ways you can join us in working to keep our neighborhoods free of crime and disorder. The members of Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department are deeply committed to maintaining a safe environment for all residents and visitors, but ultimately, safety is a shared responsibility. We invite you to be our partners and help us ensure our communities remain safe and vibrant places to live, work and play.

Again, thank you for visiting our website. We welcome your comments and look forward to serving you in the future.

Peter Decena

Chief of Police

  1. Police News
  1. Free Limited Parking on Weekends

    On November 6, 2018 the Town Council modified parking restrictions to remove time limited parking from municipal parking lots on Saturdays. Read on...
  2. Complimentary Valet Parking Service Information

    Enjoy complimentary valet parking in Downtown Los Gatos. Parking lot 4 off of N. Santa Cruz Ave. & University Ave. between Grays Ln. & Elm St. If you arrive at the valet after they are closed please follow the instructions provided. Read on...
  3. Holiday Shopping Safety Tips

    The holiday season is always a special time of year. It is also a time when people become vulnerable to theft and holiday crime. We can never be too careful, too prepared or too aware. Additional Info...
  4. Police Investigation: Shooting Incident

    On November 2, 2018 at approximately 1:33 p.m. Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department received a suspicious circumstance call in the area of Saratoga-Los Gatos Rd. and Daves Ave. Read on...
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