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A Mountain View man was arrested Monday afternoon after he rolled on top of an officer, took their Taser, and ran away before surrendering.
One of our officers who was responding to the call spotted the suspect car as it was trying to drive away and stopped the suspects.
We would like to thank the community and media for their patience as we allowed San Bruno PD to view this footage first. Today, we are publicly releasing the...
Do you recognize the three men who used stolen credit cards to make some major purchases?
Our statement regarding our early morning interactions with woman later identified as the YouTube shooter.
Join us for an event that celebrates and honors women of all ages. We are proud to host Women's Day.
Through efforts to help improve the livelihoods of the homeless or unstably housed, Community Cycles of California recruits and trains volunteers with skills...
We wanted to share information regarding Tuesday's incident involving perceived threats at Mountain View High School.
A keen eye by one of our officers helped stop a package theft in progress this week.
You may see an increase in police presence in the downtown area during the month of March as we work to increase traffic safety for all in and around Castro...
Last week, Mountain View officers got to spend some time with a retired motor officer from the Palo Alto Police Department, and it was a meeting we just had to...
San Jose resident Melissa Vincent was found with over a dozen bags that did not belong to her as well as several pieces of personal identifying information.
An East Bay teen and a San Francisco teen were taken into custody following a months-long, multi-jurisdictional investigation into auto burglaries in the area.
A Cupertino man was arrested Saturday, Feb. 3, after victims came forward stating he had inappropriately and repeatedly touched them.
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As officers attempted to detain one man for being under the influence of a narcotic, a second man crawled under a fence and went after officers with a hammer.
A Texas man was brought back to California this week after he was identified as a suspect in a case involving an inappropriate relationship with a minor.
We are pleased to share with you in its entirety to PowerPoint presentation that was used at our latest Speaker Series class.
The Mountain View Police Department, along with the Regional Auto Theft Task Force (RATTF) arrested a San Jose man earlier this week on multiple burglary...
A 33-year-old transient was arrested Jan. 3 after MVPD officers responded to a call that a vehicle theft victim spotted the suspect driving the stolen car.
Two men in their 40s were arrested Friday after an officer on patrol learned that the men, who were under the influence of a controlled substance, had guns,...
Tonato Mills, 30, was detained near a condomium complex early New Year's Eve after residents called to report car alarms going off.
A torched ATM machine was found to have been taken and torched early this morning from a restaurant in Shoreline Park
A motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a bus on Shoreline Boulevard late Wednesday afternoon.
Though we have identified a suspect in a rash of package thefts from earlier this month, we need your help finding her!
An arrest of a man last week for indecent exposure has resulted in a call for help identifying additional victims.
We want you to be able to have a fun, happy holiday season, as stress-free as possible.
For the month of December, Mountain View PD will be implementing "Operation Second Chance" so folks with non-violent, misdemeanor criminal or traffic warrants...
Two sisters who live in Los Gatos got an early holiday gift this year -- we were able to gift them with their World War II-era photo album that had been found...
We have several openings in our December RAD class. To sign up, see information below!
A man opened fire in downtown Mountain View early Sunday. Fortunately, no one was injured.
The annual holiday tradition is at a new venue this year, but Cops That Care still keeps the tradition of family and happy holidays alight!
MVPD will use the funding as part of our department's ongoing commitment to keep our roadways safe and improve the quality of life through both enforcement and...
Are you safely on your way to your friends and family this holiday weekend?
A Mountain View High School teacher was arrested Tuesday morning, one day after school officials alerted Mountain View officers about inappropriate text...
A man, identified as 43-year-old Jan Neal, has been arrested for murder after he fatally injured a man during an attack in downtown Saturday evening.
Just what do you need to know to ensure you're safe both at home and on the road as we "fall back?"
Your donations and time volunteering make this event a total success every year!
A man was killed after his pick-up truck crashed into a tree along Middlefield Road east of Rengstorff Avenue.
A Mountain View teen was arrested in connection with a shooting that stemmed from an argument at a 7-Eleven on Latham Street late Sunday.
Councilmembers unanimously supported additional policy language to provide security for immigrant families in our community
Hear from some of our own about what the Pink Patch means to them and how you too can help support and honor those who have bravely fought, are battling or who...
Hear from some of our own about what the Pink Patch means to them and how you too can help support and honor those who have bravely fought, are battling or who...
Join us on Tuesday, November 7, as we host an informational class on residential and auto burglaries.
Solving the entirety of the struggles that result from homelessness can be a monumental effort, but that in no way has deterred the City of Mountain View and...
The Cornerstone of R.A.D. Systems, this course has its foundations in education and awareness. The course includes lecture, discussion and self-defense...
A large amount of World War II-era photos were found bound in an album this morning by one of our officers on patrol, and we are looking to return the album...
Three people were injured, one seriously, in a three car crash along El Camino Real near Highway 85 Thursday afternoon.
Two men were arrested Tuesday after they attempted to skirt payment on a laptop by driving away, only to subsequently crash into a pole.
We care greatly about the safety and security of our residents in Mountain View, and again, we will do everything we can to ensure that everyone not only is...
Join us in our fight to stand up to cancer, to support those who battle the disease, as well as to honor those who valiantly fought and who never gave up hope.
We wanted to just take a moment to remind folks to always be skeptical when receiving unsolicited calls from strangers demanding money. If you do receive a...
Always be careful not to release any personal identifying information without verifying who is calling you. If you have any doubt, ask for the caller’s name,...
Get to know Officer Mike Taber, who has been selected for a new and unique position here at the Mountain View Police Department
Two residents from a home on the 700 block of Hope Street were arrested Sunday morning following a domestic dispute that resulted in a shelter-in-place.
We are looking to identify two men who stole over $1,000 from a business on El Camino Real Thursday morning.
MVPD is on the lookout for a man who reportedly exposed himself to a female jogger early Sunday morning near the Stevens Creek Trail.
A Union City woman was arrested after she was spotted driving a stolen vehicle late Thursday night near the Sierra Vista Park neighborhood.
As we prep for our annual fireworks spectacular at Shoreline Amphitheatre, some safety and traffic reminders for those planning on attending the event.
A man died after his motorcycle crashed into a tree along Moorpark Way early Saturday morning.
Get information about Mountain View's initiatives for local homeless and people living in vehicles.
A man fired his gun after an argument near a liquor store on Shoreline Boulevard before driving away, and a short time later carjacked a man before again...
Drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians can expect some delays throughout the city today as several events take place in the downtown area and at Shoreline...
MVPD investigators are looking to find a man who was spotted running away from the scene after a drone crashed into a power line, causing an outage.
A Morgan Hill woman and a San Jose man were arrested this week after they were found in possession of several fake IDs and a stolen truck.
An East Bay man who got into an argument with another man near Villa and Hope streets late Saturday night fired at least one round before fleeing the scene.
Mountain View police were called to Knightscope on Terra Bella Avenue after employees reported one of their robots had been knocked over.
Mountain View detectives are asking anyone who may have additional information, or who know of additional victims, related to the arrest of an 18-year-old...
Two residents of a Hope Street home were arrested after a pried-open ATM machine, methamphetamine and guns were found inside the residence Tuesday evening.
Capt. Chris Hsiung, a 22-year veteran of the Mountain View Police Department, has been recognized by Government Technology as one of the country's "Top 25...
Four-month-old Madilyn Wallin was abducted by her father, 45-year-old Michael Wallin, last night after he got into an argument with her mother.
A man arrested on Sunday for indecent exposure has been connected to a case involving an inappropriate relationship with a minor
Mountain View officers arrested two men Thursday night believed to be connected to multiple burglaries in and around the Mountain View area after the suspects...
Mountain View officers are asking the public’s help in identifying two individuals who fled the scene of a residential burglary earlier today that resulted in...
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