General Information Pamphlet

It is the general mission of the San Benito Police Department to work hand in hand with the community to suppress crime. Please scroll down the page to read up on different programs and informational outlets the San Benito Police Department offers to the general public. We are here to help and hope that by working together, we can foster a bond with the community that continues to move us in a forward direction and towards a safer San Benito. 

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Feel at ease when your away from home by signing up for our Vacation Watch Program. When you sign up for the program, Officers are notified that you are away and will perform daily periodic checks of the exterior of your residence to ensure your home / property is taken care of and safe.

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Report Crime Anonymously using our P3 Tips reporting page. If you have information regarding crime around town, the P3 Tips Application is an easy way to get the info to the appropriate personnel. When a tip is submitted, police officials will begin follow up into the information provided and work to rid crime from the specified location. Download the application on any Apple or Android device. 

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The department began this initiative in 2023 which helps to remind citizens at 9 pm to:

  1. Remove valuables from their vehicles
  2. Lock vehicle doors
  3. Close the garage door
  4. Close and lock all exterior doors
  5. Turn on exterior lights to their home

Take part in the #9PMRoutine today to secure your property and valuables. 

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Like and follow us on our Facebook page for important police news and information. The Facebook application is preinstalled in most electronic devices that run the Android or Apple platforms. Our #9PMRoutine reminders are also hosted through this page.

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Download the nextdoor application on your Android or Apple device and search for the San Benito Police Department page. Nextdoor places neighbors in touch with one another on an onlne, easy to use platform where they can communicate and keep up to date with safety news, issues or suspicious activity in their area. 

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Have a traffic safety concern or speed hump request? You can direct your concerns to the police department and the Traffic and Safety board. Information regardign speed hump requests and requirements can be searched on the left side of this page under the tab labeled as Traffic and Safety Board / Speed Hump Requests or by calling Captain M. Cortez at (956) 361-3880.