SAN MATEO POLICE ACTIVITIES LEAGUE Overview
The mission of the San Mateo Police Activities League (PAL) is to build the bond between cops and kids. PAL seeks to improve the lives of our youth through positive, interactive experiences with police officers, and to build a safer society by steering our youth away from crime and delinquency.
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I attended a San Mateo PAL Board meeting as part of my Leadership program. During the meeting an officer told a story of how she helped a teenage girl and her mother move out of their house due to abuse. I can't write all the details here, but this officer was so giving of her time and spirit. And ... more »
My teenage son participates in the San Mateo Police Activities League Youth Leadership Council. Through PAL YLC he has been able to volunteer and many local events and activities. It has been a fun experience for him and he is learning responsibility through the process... more »
My kids love PAL actiivities, from the field trips, to beading, to drawing to homework help. They not only likes the activities but also the staff members, they are very friendly, caring and always helpful. I always recommend to other parents because is very good when you want to keep your children ... more »