Crime Fighting

Ways to fight, prevent and report crimes in Milpitas, CA.

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All Point Bulletins
Being a Kid is Not a Crime
Consumer Services
Crime Victim Resources
Data & Statistics
Documents & Forms
Domestic Violence
Identity Theft
Jails-Correctional Facilities
Legal Institutions
Sex Crimes

Milpitas Citizens Online Police Reporting System

Please confirm the following to find out if online citizen police report filing is right for you:

  • This is not an Emergency?
  • This incident occurred within the Milpitas City limits?
  • There are No Known suspects?
  • This did not occur on a State Freeway?

If you answered yes to all of the above questions, you are ready to file your report online.

If you do not wish to be anonymous, you may call 408-586-2400

Crime Tip Hotline
To report crimes anonymously to the Milpitas Police:
Call 408-586-2500 or click the link above to report with online form.

Milpitas Youth Crime Activity Lead Line
Reward of $100 if report leads to an arrest:
(866) 276-5463

Milpitas Police Department
1275 North Milpitas Blvd.,
Milpitas, California 95035 
Main Phone: 408-586-2400

Contacting Milpitas Police
Crime Tip Line – 408-586-2500
Neighborhood Watch Info – 408-586-2525


Utility Scam Alert
There was one such scam reported in Milpitas recently so I wanted to share with you the information on the flyer. Please share the flyer with your neighbors.

All Point Bulletins

City of Milpitas Police Department: Wanted for Murder
Below is a list of wanted persons. If you have any information about where these individuals can be found, please contact the Milpitas Police Department.

Santa Clara County’s most wanted.
All individuals depicted on this site should be considered innocent until proven guilty by a court of law. If you have knowledge as to the whereabouts of any of these subjects, do not attempt, under any circumstances, to apprehend any of these individuals. All individuals depicted should be considered dangerous. If located or if you have information as to their location, please contact your local law enforcement agency immediately.

The “Most Wanted Terrorists” List
United States Government officials have announced the creation of the “Most Wanted Terrorists” List. The first individuals placed on this list are 22 people wanted for their role in crimes committed since 1985, crimes which resulted in the death of innocent people around the world.

Consumer Services

Consumer Publications
California Department of Consumer Affairs online publications regarding rights and responsibilities.

Foundation for Taxpayer & Consumer Rights (FTCR)
A nationally-recognized, California-based, non-profit education and advocacy organization. Our job is to fight to protect your interests every day. We provide people with the facts, not propaganda. We hold the politicians and the special interests accountable when they endanger the public.

FTC Consumer Complaint Form
Use this form to submit a complaint to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Bureau of Consumer Protection about a particular company or organization. This form also may be used to submit a complaint to the FTC concerning media violence. The information you provide is up to you.

Small Claims Court of Santa Clara County
Consumer Resource & Referral Guide to Legal Agencies for when you want your day in court.

Crime Victim Resources

1-800 Victims Organization
Resources in Santa Clara County. The Victims of Crime Resource Center is located on the Pacific McGeorge School of Law campus in Sacramento, California. The Center has operated the State of California’s confidential, toll-free 1-800-VICTIMS line since 1984. McGeorge students, under attorney supervision, provide information and referrals statewide to victims, their families, victim service providers, and victim advocates.

Amber Alert Plan in California
The CHP is ready to assist in the recovery of an abducted child with statewide notifications of child abduction information.

California Bar Association
Legal Referral Services in the state of California.

Crime Victims Resource Guide
A directory of services offered to crime victims in the County of Santa Clara. The types of services offered range from counseling and financial assistance to notification of an inmate’s release.

District Attorney, Santa Clara County
We in the District Attorney’s Office are making every effort to achieve the lowest crime rate reasonably possible while emphasizing the prosecution of violent crime. 70 West Hedding Street, West Wing, San Jose, CA 95110, Phone: 408-295-2656More hotlines.

Graffiti Terminators
Graffiti Hotline: 408-408-586-3079
Become a graffiti terminator and help beautify Milpitas.

Santa Clara County Bar Association
Court information, lawyer referral service, information for those in the legal profession.

State Attorney General
Bill Lockyer. How the Department of Justice works to ensure safety and justice for all the people of the Golden State.

The Victim / Witness Assistance Center
Anyone May Be a Crime Victim with needs and problems that cannot be handled by agencies of the criminal justice system. Law enforcement, prosecution and the courts must turn their attention to the process of identifying, arresting, convicting and sentencing the offender. The victim may feel left out… fearful… confused… angry.

Data & Statistics

Bay Area homicides 2018: Map and details
Red dots indicate shootings, yellow dots are stabbings, blue are other methods. Click on a dot for more details of the incident. Links to the Bay Area News Group articles about the crimes are below. Find homicide maps from previous years, too.

Criminal Justice Statistics Center
The California Attorney General’s site contains more than 5,000 statistical tables, 59 reports, 29 publications, links to federal, state, and local agency statistics, and links to other criminal statistics services.

Documents & Forms

This site allows YOU to prepare customized legal documents directly online. Choose any of the documents offered, complete the questions, click the “Submit” button, and the finished document is ready.

Small Claims Forms
Free to view and print out on your home or business printer. From the Superior Court’s Small Claims Advisor.

Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence
What to do and who to call if you or a friend are a victim of domestic violence in Santa Clara County.


Bad Check Restitution Program
In an effort to combat this problem, DA George Kennedy has organized the Bad Check Restitution Program to assist local merchants with bad check losses. The primary goal of the program is to obtain full restitution for the victim without adding to the financial burden of the criminal justice system.

Crimes of Persuasion
Inform the public, along with law enforcement personnel, justice officials and victim support groups on the workings and scope of telemarketing and investment fraud so that efforts can effectively be taken to minimize the impact on its victims and ensure that adequate penalties are in place to deter the perpetrators.

Internet Crime Complaint Center
IC3’s mission is to serve as a vehicle to receive, develop, and refer criminal complaints regarding the rapidly expanding arena of cyber crime.

Straight Talk About Telemarketing
It’s like clockwork. You sit down to dinner and the phone rings. You answer it. The caller is trying to sell you something or tell you that you’ve won a fabulous prize. If you’re tempted by the offer, get the facts. If you don’t, you may be in for a fraud.

Identity Theft

Defend: Recover from Identity Theft
Take steps to respond to and recover from identity theft as soon as you suspect it.

General Guide For Victims Of Identity Theft
This information is provided by the Attorney General to assist individuals who are victims or suspect they may be victims of identity theft. It is intended as a general guide, not as legal advice.

Identity Theft: Online Resources Can Help Protect You
A checklist of what to do when your wallet/purse is stolen, by Lee Hudspeth.

Illegal Drugs

Anonymous Crime Tip Form
You can play an important part in reclaiming your neighborhood from crime and illegal drug trafficking. Any information you supply will help police in their efforts to suppress drug-related activity in your area. All of the information collected will be taken seriously and is confidential. You can also remain anonymous if you wish.

Laws & Legislation

Milpitas, Santa Clara County and California laws that are top on our mind.

Legal Institutions

FBI – San Francisco Division
The San Francisco Division operates from its headquarters office in downtown San Francisco as well as from its Resident Agencies in Concord, Eureka, Hayward, Monterey, Oakland, Palo Alto, San Jose, San Rafael, and Santa Rosa.

Jails – Correctional Facilities
Information and links for Elmwood Correctional Facility and the Correctional Center for Women.

Sheriff’s Office
A very helpful and technical site. Just about everything you’ll want to know about crime fighting in Santa Clara County.

United States Courts for the Ninth Circuit
Federal Court for appeals, bankruptcy, etc. for the Pacific states and territories. History and a “walk-through” of a typical case.


License Look-Up Page
The California State Department of Consumer Affairs offers this page for you to check that the professional you are considering hiring has a license in the State of California.

Neighborhood safety Unit
A critical component to the success of the NSU will be the deployment of “neighborhood change agents” that will help build healthy and consistent relationships with those most likely to be perpetrators, or victims of violence.

Neighborhood Watch
The city police will help you organize a crime prevention Neighborhood Watch program in your neighborhood. Call 408-586-2400.

Sex Crimes

Information and Resources for Survivors of Sexual Assault
A General Information Guide for Women, Their Families and Counselors by Richard Alexander, Editor.

Megan’s Law
Gives the benefit of the doubt to parents and community leaders by removing the veil of secrecy that has shrouded the whereabouts of over 64,000 registered sex offenders in California.

San Jose Police Department High Risk Sex Offender Map
It is illegal to use information obtained through this web site to commit a crime against a registered sex offender or to engage in discrimination or harassment against a registered sex offender. A person is authorized to use this information only to protect him / herself or a child who may be at risk.

Sex Offender Identification Line
Before hiring an employee or taking on a new volunteer, especially those who will be working with children or women, you may want to take advantage of this service at our local police department. 1 900 448-3000. Cost to use is $10.


Spam Email
To forward unwanted or deceptive spam to the FTC send it to, and be sure to include the full email header. If you think you have been taken advantage of by a spam scam, file a complaint with the FTC online at Complaints will help the FTC find and stop people who are using spam to defraud consumers.

SPAM information from the California Office of the Attorney General
Unfortunately, there is no easy way to get rid of this electronic junk mail, but there are steps you can take to reduce the amount of unwanted spam and precautions to take to avoid falling victim to bogus offers slipping into your in-box. You may file a Consumer Complaint Against A Business/Company from this page.

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