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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.

News & Highlights

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Community Relations Monthly e-Tip - Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October 3, 2016 

What is Domestic Violence? Domestic violence is the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other abusive behavior as part of a systematic pattern of power and control perpetrated by one intimate partner against another. It includes physical violence, sexual violence, psychological violence, and emotional abuse. The frequency and severity of domestic violence can vary dramatically; however, the one constant component of domestic violence is one partner’s consistent efforts to maintain power and control over the other.

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34th Annual BPD Memorial Run

October 11, 2016 

Please join us for this annual fundraiser, in which we honor our officers who have been killed in the line of duty. Proceeds from the run go directly to the assistance of paying college tuition for children of fallen Bakersfield Police Department personnel, and to reassure our local heroes that their children will be taken care of in the event of a tragedy.

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Chief Greg Williamson Announces Retirement

October 3, 2016 

Chief of Police Greg Williamson has announced that he intends to retire at the end of this calendar year. We congratulate him and thank him for his exemplary service over the past 27 years with the Bakersfield Police Department, including the last seven years as the Chief of Police.

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Contact Us

Bakersfield POLICE Department
1601 Truxtun Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93301

BPD Events

Saturday, October 22, 2016

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

8:00 AM  -  12:00 PM

Friday, October 28, 2016

10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM
Dedication Ceremony of the David J. Nelson Memorial Bridge

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

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

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