News Flash

Police

6 Stories
Posted on: January 14, 2021

New lobby hours starting January 19

New PD Lobby hours 2021

Starting January 19, we will be modifying the hours the police lobby is open to the public.  

Our new lobby hours are Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m. to 3  p.m. 

We’d like to remind the community that there are alterna...

Read on...

Police
Posted on: January 13, 2021

Local kids spend a month raising funds for families affected by breast cancer

PPP kids donation

What a sweet gesture! 

Rubi and Eli spent an entire month raising funds for our 2020 Pink Patch Project campaign, which helps local families affected by breast cancer.

The duo managed to raise $240 just in time for our official check presentation t...

Read on...

Police
Posted on: January 7, 2021

WPD campaign raises more than $13,600 for families affected by breast cancer

Thank you, Watsonville PPP

More than $13,600 was raised during the Watsonville Police Department’s 2020 Pink Patch Project campaign.

Every year in October, the campaign aims to bring attention to the fight against breast cancer and support research organizations in combati...

Read on...

Police
Posted on: December 29, 2020

WPD welcomes Officer Mercurio

Ofc. Mercurio gfx

Welcome to Watsonville, Officer Dominic Mercurio!

Dominic is the latest officer to join our department.  He was born and raised on the Central Coast and comes to Watsonville with nearly 5 years of law enforcement experience.

Ofc. Mercurio is curren...

Read on...

Police
Posted on: December 29, 2020

Shop with a Cop sponsors 11 families for the holidays

Shop with a Cop 2020

It fills our hearts with joy to know that several local families will have the Christmas they wished for.

This holiday season, our Shop with a Cop program sponsored 11 deserving families from our youth programs. Thanks to our community partners, local busi...

Read on...

Police
Posted on: October 19, 2020

WPD awarded more than $107,000 in grants to increase road, bicycle and pedestrian safety

OTS Grant 2020

The Watsonville Police Department has been awarded two grants totaling $107,500 to increase road, bicycle, and pedestrian safety. 

A $65,500 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety will assist us in our efforts to reduce deaths and inju...

Read on...

Police