The Whistleblower Hotline provides Santa Cruz County employees and citizens with a way to report alleged fraudulent activity by Santa Cruz County government employees, misuse of County resources by vendors, contractors or County employees, and significant violations of County policy. Allegations reported over the Hotline are evaluated and investigated.
The Whistleblower Hotline is a confidential resource to report any wrongdoing, however if your report results in criminal prosecution, you may be called upon to testify and confidentiality may not be maintained.
Report Fraud, Waste and Abuse
Examples of reportable offenses include:
- Illegal acts: theft, fraud, bribery, and kickbacks
- Conflict of interest
- Misuse, waste or abuse of property or time
- Misappropriation of resources
|You can mail a letter and evidence to:
701 Ocean Street, Suite 100
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
|You can call the Hotline:
|You may leave a message in English or Spanish.
Reports relating to building code and planning department related violations must be filed via the Planning Department's website: http://sccoplanning.com/PlanningHome/CodeCompliance/CodeComplaintForm.aspx.
Additional Hotline Links