santa monica safety information

Santa Monica Safety Information – Travel Responsibly, Police, Fire, Hospitals and More

Travel Responsibly

Here are some tips to travel responsibly and experience the destination in a way that keeps each other safe and all of Santa Monica’s precious and fragile beauty protected, today and tomorrow.

  • Explore thoughtfully and responsibly, maintaining the utmost respect for everyone and everything you encounter.
  • Familiarize yourself with local regulations and community concerns, which may have changed over time.
  • Follow public health directives from government officials, including physical distancing measures. Take all necessary steps to minimize health risks to yourself and others and stay home if you are sick.
  • Protect and nurture the Santa Monica’s pristine outdoor spaces and cultural icons by maintaining a light footprint at every turn and paying special attention to delicate ecosystems.
  • Support local businesses and do your part to ensure the long-term prosperity of the places you visit.
  • Lead by example and share these practices with fellow travelers, acknowledging that we all share the responsibility to protect where we travel.

Please see below for a list of Santa Monica safety resources in case of an emergency.

Need-to-know Phone Numbers

9-1-1: For crimes in progress, fires, and medical emergencies
310-458-8491: For non-emergency police dispatch
310-458-8660: For non-emergency fire dispatch

Santa Monica Police Department

333 Olympic Dr, PO Box 2200
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Santa Monica Fire Department

333 Olympic Dr
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Fire Administration: 310-458-8653
Fire Prevention: 310-458-8915

Station 1
1444 7th St
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Station 2
222 Hollister Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Station 3
1302 19th St
Santa Monica, CA 90404

Station 4
2450 Ashland Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Fire Communication Center
333 Olympic Dr
Santa Monica 90401
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-Emergency: 310-458-8660

Santa Monica Hospitals

Saint John’s Health Center
2121 Santa Monica Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Main Hospital: 310-829-5511
Patient Relations: 310-829-8478
Emergency Room: 310-829-8212

Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center & Orthopedic Hospital
1250 16th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Hospital Information: 424-259-6000
Emergency Center: 424-259-8400

County of Los Angeles Lifeguard division- Santa Monica

Central Section
1642 Ocean Front Walk
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Section Chief – Mickey Gallagher

Red Cross of Santa Monica

1450 11th St
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Phone: 310-394-3773
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 5:30pm

Santa Monica Water Emergency

Water Office
Hours: Monday – Thursday, 7:00am – 4:30pm
Friday,  7:00am – 4:00pm
After hours and weekends: 310-826-6712

Sewer and Storm Drain Office
Hours: Monday – Thursday, 7:00am – 4:30pm
Friday, 7:00am – 4:00pm
After hours and weekends: 310-826-6712