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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.

News & Highlights

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Officer David Nelson's Name Added to Memorial Wall

May 19, 2016 

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation designating May 15th as Peace Officers Memorial Day, and the week which that date falls as National Police Week. This is a time to honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice protecting our communities.

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BPD Hosts Coffee with a Cop

May 13, 2016 

The Bakersfield Police Department hosted its first Coffee with a Cop event on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at the Broken Yolk Cafe. It was a great event and opportunity to spend time with our community!

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IACP Report on BPD-2014

April 22, 2016 

In 2014, the International Association of Chiefs of Police completed a study of management and operations of the Bakersfield Police Department (BPD). This study provided suggestions for improvements, many of which have been met by BPD following the report, or are in the planning stages currently.

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Contact Us

Bakersfield POLICE Department
1601 Truxtun Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93301

BPD Events

Saturday, May 28, 2016

8:00 AM  -  10:00 AM
Coffee with a Cop

12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM
Coffee with a Cop

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

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

Saturday, June 4, 2016

8:00 AM  -  10:00 AM
Coffee with a Cop

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