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. Press Release - Vasona Lake County Park Drowning

    On April 8, 2019, at approximately 12:35 p.m. the LGMSPD Dispatch received a 9-1-1 call regarding a male that appeared to be in distress in the lake at the Santa Clara County Vasona Lake Park. Read on...
  2. April 25 from 6:00-8:00pm LGMS CERT and Neighborhood Watch

    The Los Gatos / Monte Sereno Police Department will host a presentation on establishing a connection between Neighborhood Watch and C.E.R.T. Read on...
  3. Safe Medication Disposal

    Do you have unused or expired medications? If so consider safely disposing them to help reduce risks to health and the environment. Read on...
  4. Sign up for Nixle

    Nixle keeps you up-to-date with relevant information from your local public safety agency. Receive Alerts from the Los Gatos Monte Sereno Police Department. Text "lgmspd" to 888777 or sign up via Nixle at: www.nixle.com Additional Info...
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