ABOUT THE SHERIFF’S COMMUNICATIONS UNIT
The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Communications Unit (SCU) is one of ten (10) volunteer units that make up the Sheriff’s Emergency Services Bureau (ESB). The ESB is comprised of over 350 civilian volunteers who volunteer their time to the Sheriff’s Office and the citizens of San Mateo County. The SCU is comprised of 35 Amateur Radio operators who provide Communications and Logistical support during many different types of operations. Some of these include Disasters, Search & Rescue Events, Community Events, Trainings and Public Preparedness (Weekly Ham Radio Net & SMC Alert).