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Police Department


Mission Statement

The Bakersfield Police Department is committed to achieving excellence in public safety by conducting ourselves with honor, providing selfless service, exhibiting physical and moral courage, and vigilantly safeguarding our community.

Vision Statement

The Bakersfield Police Department, a professional, innovative, and impartial agency, partners with our diverse community to prevent crime and enhance the quality of life.

News & Highlights

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The Passing of Sergeant Dennis Moore

August 11, 2017 


In the morning hours of Wednesday August, 9, 2017, Bakersfield Police Department Sergeant Dennis Moore suffered a major medical event while at his residence preparing for work. He received emergency medical treatment and was transported to a local hospital. Every effort was made on his behalf, but Sergeant Moore eventually passed away that day at 10:44 am. Sergeant Moore has worked for the Bakersfield Police Department since 1997 and had previously worked for the Arvin Police Department. Sergeant Moore is married and has three adult children.

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Community Relations Monthly E-Tip: School Traffic Safety

August 3, 2017 

In a few short weeks, school day traffic congestion will be back. Whether students walk, bike, drive or take the bus to school, it is extremely important that they - and the motorists around them - take proper safety precautions. Please consider the following safety tips.

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Safety Segments - Pedestrian Safety

August 3, 2017 

The roads belong to all of us, and it is all of our responsibilities to keep them safe. Here are a few tips for drivers and pedestrians to take. Stay alert. Stay safe. Stay alive. Check out our new pedestrian safety public service announcement.

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Contact Us

Bakersfield POLICE Department
1601 Truxtun Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93301

BPD Events

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

3:30 PM  -  8:00 PM
Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

8:00 AM  -  9:00 AM
Police Civil Service Board Meeting

Monday, September 11, 2017

2:00 PM  -  4:30 PM
Child ID Cards

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