The traffic office is located in the Bakersfield Police Department's Westside Substation at 1301 Buena Vista Road, Bakersfield, CA.
You may email your Traffic related questions and concerns to Bakersfield Police Department Traffic Section at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (661) 326-3882.
Traffic Section's Educational Program:
The Bakersfield Police Department Traffic Section provides an educational program which focuses on teen drivers. It is entitled "A Life Interrupted" and is available to schools, youth organizations and other civic groups. The program has made a tremendous impact on our local high school aged youth.
Find out how you can have this program presented to your organization and
visit "A Life Interrupted Website".
The main functions of the Traffic Section are:
Officers in the Traffic Section are assigned to the following areas:
Hit and Run:
Impound Hearing Officer:
We have one senior officer who is responsible for the hearings we conduct on 30-day impounds of vehicles.
Abandoned Vehicles on City Streets:
The Bakersfield Municipal Code requires vehicles to not to be left on any public street or alley for longer than 72 consecutive hours.
To report an abandoned vehicle on a city street which is not causing an immediate hazard, please call the BPD Communications Center (661) 327-7111.