- Departments:Police Department
- Title:Juvenile Specialist
- Phone:(650) 780-7195
Juvenile Specialist Manuel Velarde handles incidents and issues that involve crimes committed by and against minors. He is also the field supervisor for the Internship Program. Interns from the counseling and clinical social work programs at San Francisco State, San Jose State and CAL State East Bay universities provide direct services to at risk youth offenders. Velarde also coordinates the Gang Prevention Program. The program is designed to help youth recognize the negative and adverse impact of gangs in their lives. Two major components of the program are the Gang and Delinquency Prevention Classes and the Redwood City Police Department Tattoo Removal Program.