Welcome to the San Mateo Police Activities League (PAL) Website!


Latest News & Announcements

San Mateo PAL Does Not Solicit Donations by Phone
We've received several complaints about calls from California Police Activities League soliciting donations via telemarketers. Please be aware that San Mateo PAL does not receive any funding from California PAL. San Mateo PAL will not solicit donations by phone. If you wish to donate directly to PAL, please click on the DONATE NOW button on our website.

Police Cadet Program
Is your child interested in pursing a career of law enforcement? Receive police experience and training while volunteering to work with officers through the Police Cadet Program! You must be between the ages of 14 - 21, selected through an interview process and successfully complete a background check.

Contact Officer Laura Sharp at 650-522-5157 for further information.

Giving Opportunities
There are many ways to support San Mateo PAL. Without the support of our donors we would not be able to reach all the youth, families, and community members we do. Now you can donate online using PayPal!

Who We Are
Since 1997, San Mateo PAL has provided recreational, educational, and leisure activities at little or no cost to thousands of San Mateo youth.

Supported by a volunteer board of directors and a staff consisting of police officers, Parks & Recreation Staff and city employees, the San Mateo Police Activities League is building a stronger and safer community through kids our most valuable asset.

Donate Online!
We've made supporting PAL even easier!  Now you can donate online using  PayPal!

Membership Form
Print and complete the PAL
Membership Application: English or Spanish.

Registration Form
Use this registration form to register for the various courses listed in our Activity Guide.

A list of many different agencies and service providers in San Mateo County.

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San Mateo Police Department
200 Franklin Parkway
San Mateo, CA 94403
Tel. (650) 522-7725
Fax (650) 522-7551

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