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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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Tips for Having a Crime Free Summer

June 19, 2018 

Summer means a break from school and a chance to take a vacation - unfortunately, summer also provides opportunities for criminal activity in our neighborhoods. You can decrease the chance of becoming a victim this summer by following these tips.

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Community Relations Monthly E-Tip: Homeless Concerns

June 7, 2018 

Homelessness is a complex social problem that impacts the quality of life in our community. There is a fine line between homelessness as a social issue, and criminal activity that is sometimes associated with the homeless. Some individuals are homeless because of substance abuse, mental illness, or both. Since the reasons for homelessness vary, there is not a “one size fits all” solution to help everyone who is homeless.

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Contact Us

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

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BPD Events

Monday, July 9, 2018

2:00 PM  -  4:30 PM
Child ID Cards

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

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

Saturday, July 21, 2018

8:00 AM  -  5:00 PM
BPD K-9 Trial

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM
National Night Out

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