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Posted on: November 23, 2022

Residential Shopper Vehicle Permit Increase 2023

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Resident Shopper Vehicle Permit (RSVP) prices will increase beginning January 1, 2023. The RSVP allows residents free parking, up to the maximum allowable time limit, at any of the City's parking meters, seven days a week, from 9 am to 6 pm. Prices will i...

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Police
Posted on: November 23, 2022

2022 Holiday Food Drive

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The Mill Valley Police Department and the Mill Valley Community Center are partnering with SF-Marin Food Bank this holiday season. By joining together to collect food for families in need, we can collectively fight hunger in our community. Bring your non-...

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Police
Posted on: November 23, 2022

2022 Angel Tree

2022 Angel Tree

The Mill Valley Police Department and the Mill Valley Community Center will once again be participating in the Salvation Army's Angel Tree program! We will be collecting gifts from November 28, 2022, through December 14, 2022. Please feel free to come to ...

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Police
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Mill Valley Police Update on DEI Initiatives

A Message from Police Chief Rick Navarro:

"The Mill Valley Police Department (MVPD) stands firmly on the six pillars of 21st Century Policing. We have leaned forward and not only listened to our community but have taken action. We will continue to wor...

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Police
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Office of Traffic Safety Grant 2022/23

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Mill Valley Police Department Awarded $28,000 Grant to deter Unsafe Behaviors, Increase Safety on Roads

Mill Valley, Calif. – The Mill Valley Police Department will increase patrols throughout the community and provide other traffic safety progra...

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Police
Posted on: November 10, 2022

City Manager Cusimano Responds to Juvenile Party, Mill Valley Police Response and Next Steps

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November 10, 2022

At the November 7, 2022 City Council meeting, City Manager Todd Cusimano addressed the City Council and the community regarding the incident on November 5 involving an out of control party with approximately 100 to 200 juveniles. Police r...

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Posted on: October 20, 2022

Halloween Road Closure - Sycamore Avenue.

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As many of you know, Sycamore Village is a very popular tick-or-treat location on Halloween. In an effort to enhance pedestrian safety, just like previous years, we will be closing Sycamore Avenue between Park Avenue and Valley Circle to vehicle traffic d...

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Police
Posted on: July 14, 2022

Celebrate National Night Out with MVPD on Tuesday 8/2/2022!

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The Mill Valley Police Department is inviting you to join us on Tuesday, August 2nd, 2022, for National Night Out at Depot Plaza in downtown Mill Valley. The event will take place from 5-7 PM.

National Night Out was initially created as an opportunity for ...

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Police
Posted on: June 9, 2022

Mill Valley Police Department Bicycle Registration

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The Mill Valley Police Department offers a bicycle registration program to help deter theft and to help law enforcement reunite bicycles with their owners. The best way to track a stolen bike or to identify the owner of a found bike, is through the bicycl...

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Police
Posted on: May 13, 2022

California Laws Pertaining to E-Bikes

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Electric bicycles, otherwise known as E-Bikes, have become increasingly popular in recent years and the City of Mill Valley has seen an influx in ridership. The Mill Valley Police Department continues to receive complaints regarding unsafe riding of E-Bik...

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Police
Posted on: May 11, 2022

2022 Gun Buyback Program

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The 2022 Gun Buyback Program is being coordinated through the Marin County District Attorney's Office in partnership with local law enforcement agencies, the Marin County Board of Supervisors, and local City Councils. With your support we are hopeful that...

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Police
Posted on: May 3, 2022

Drone Safety Tips

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The Mill Valley Police Department has recently received questions regarding the operation of drones. The below list is meant to address concerns surrounding the rules and regulations for operating drones within the City of Mill Valley.

Drone Safety Tips:

  1. Re...
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Police
Posted on: April 27, 2022

DEA 22nd National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

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If you are looking into getting rid of any prescription drugs that you have, then today is your lucky day!

 The Mill Valley Police Department will be taking part in the 22nd National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 30, 2022. Fro...

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Police
Posted on: April 27, 2022

Resident Shopper Vehicle Permit (RSVP) Reminder - Buy your Permit for Hassle-Free Parking

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Visit downtown Mill Valley and enjoy our restaurants and local businesses. Make your shopping and dining experiences easier by purchasing the RSVP Parking Permit. The permits allow free parking up to the maximum allowable time limit, without paying the me...

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Police
Posted on: April 4, 2022

Join the Mill Valley Police Department

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The Mill Valley Police Department is hiring Officers from all different stages in their law enforcement career. Whether you are thinking about becoming an Officer, are currently in the Police Academy, a Police Academy graduate, or are a lateral from anoth...

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Police
Posted on: March 24, 2022

Register your Home Security Cameras with the Mill Valley Police Department

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The Security Camera Registry program allows residents and business owners to register their security systems with the Mill Valley Police Department. This assists police officers with identifying potential footage while investigating potential crimes. Poli...

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Police
Posted on: March 8, 2022

Mill Valley Police Department 2021 Annual Report

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The Mill Valley Police Department would like to share with you our 2021 Annual Report. This report focuses on efforts made by our department throughout the last year. We would like to thank our community for all of your continued support as we continue to...

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Posted on: January 13, 2022

Tips to Prevent Residential Burglaries from the Mill Valley Police Department

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The Mill Valley Police Department and other Marin County agencies are experiencing an uptick in residential burglaries. The Mill Valley Police Department is diligently investigating these cases and working with our law enforcement partners.  &...
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Police
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Real-Time Miller Avenue Evacuation Drill Allows Public Safety Staff to Practice Traffic Re-Routing

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In an effort to prepare community members and City first responders for a sudden evacuation order, on Tuesday, January 11th, Mill Valley Police and Public Works staff conducted a vehicle re-routing drill on Miller Avenue. The drill simulated in real-time ...

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Police
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Don't Let Package Thieves Ruin Your Holidays

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The holiday shopping season is upon us. All of those great deals obtained from Black Friday and Cyber Monday will arrive at our doorsteps, meaning increased opportunities for package theft. Here are some ways to avoid becoming the victim of a package thie...

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Police
Posted on: October 21, 2021

E-Bikes Safety Tips from the Mill Valley Police Department

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Do you or your child have a new electric bicycle (E-bike)? As we are seeing an influx in E-bikes, we want to make sure that you are taking the proper safety precautions. Make sure your family is following the rules of the road when it comes to riding.

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Police
Posted on: July 27, 2021

“Uncomfortable Conversations with Black Men” Discussion Series Continues to Build Relationships

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On Tuesday, July 27, 2021, the Mill Valley Police Department hosted the second meeting of the “Uncomfortable Conversations with Black Men” series. This discussion was part of a series of conversations presented by the Phoenix Project of Marin (a program o...

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Posted on: September 25, 2021

City Officials Test Google Modeling of Evacuation Timing with Evacuation Drill.

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September 25, 2021

The City of Mill Valley conducted its Annual Evacuation Drill on Saturday, September 25 with over 250 residents participating. 

The goal of this year’s drill was a timed event to help validate Google’s current evacuation research...

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