If you are a County resident, County employee or deal with the County and you suspect a problem with possible fraud or impropriety relating to County services, processes or operations, please contact us with your concerns.

Improper Financial Activity

Improper financial activity, as well as retaliation and complaints of retaliation for such reporting, should be filed with the Board of Supervisors.

Board of Supervisors
Hall of Justice and Records
400 County Center
Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 363-4653 Phone
(650) 599-1027 Fax

Other Types of Improper Activity

Reports of other types of improper activity should be filed with the District Attorney or the County Counsel.

District Attorney
Hall of Justice and Records
400 County Center
Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 363-4636 Phone
(650) 363-4873 Fax

County Counsel
Hall of Justice and Records
400 County Center
Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 363-4250 Phone
(650) 363-4034 Fax

For more information, please read San Mateo County Ordinance sections 2.14.060 through 2.14.090, which seek to protect the integrity of the County's governmental institutions by providing a mechanism for reporting of improper governmental activity, including but not limited to violating local campaign finance laws, conflict of interest laws, or governmental ethics; misusing County resources; or using a County position to advance a private interest. As well, the ordinance provides for the protection of those who report such activity.