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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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Community Relations Monthly e-Tip-Distracted Driving Prevention

April 5, 2017 

Approximately 23% of all vehicle collisions are caused by distracted driving. We live in a fast-paced, high-tech world and we have the capability to be connected to almost anyone or anything simply by picking up our cell phones. Many of us have come to think of driving time as “wasted” if we’re not doing something in addition to driving! But driving while distracted can cause far more harm than good, even if you’re not the person in the driver’s seat.

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BPD K-9 Trial

March 27, 2017 

Please join us for our annual K-9 Trial, showcasing the skills of our police K-9 teams locally and from across the region. Proceeds benefit the Lauren Small Children's Center. There will be fun for the whole family! See the attached flyer for further details on this event.

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Junior Police Academy

March 17, 2017 

The Bakersfield Police Department, partnered with the Bakersfield Police Activities League (BPAL), will be hosting two summer Junior Police Academy sessions. The first session will be for children between the ages 11-13 years old and is scheduled for June 13th through July 6th, 2017. The second session will be for children between the ages of 14-17 years of age and is scheduled for July 18th through August 10th, 2017.

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Contact Us

Bakersfield POLICE Department
Headquarters
1601 Truxtun Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93301
(661)327-7111

BPD Events

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

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

Saturday, May 6, 2017

6:00 PM  -  11:00 PM
Battle of the Badges

Monday, May 8, 2017

2:00 PM  -  4:30 PM
Child ID Cards

Saturday, May 20, 2017

9:00 AM  -  11:00 AM
Coffee with a Cop

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