Department Background 

The Los Gatos Monte Sereno Police Department has the pleasure of providing service to two of Silicon Valley's most prestigious communities. The Town of Los Gatos is a premiere community at the western edge of the Santa Clara Valley. Los Gatos is 12 square miles and is located on the lower slope of the Santa Cruz Mountains near San Jose.  The City of Monte Sereno is an exclusive residential community with a population of 3,500 residents within 1.5 square miles. Police services are provided to Monte Sereno under the authority of a long-term contract.  The Town of Los Gatos and the City of Monte Sereno take special pride in their joint police department and residents of both communities actively support the organization's efforts to protect the public's safety.