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Community Relations Monthly E-Tip: Bicycle Safety

May 1, 2018 

According to NHTSA, 818 bicyclists were killed in 2015 and thousands more were injured in bicycle accidents. Bicycle related collisions can be caused by both the bicyclist’s behavior and lack of attention by motorists. It is important for bicyclists to remember that while on public roads they hold the same rights and responsibilities as motorists, therefore, subject to the same rules and regulations.

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New Submit a Tip Method

April 3, 2018 


The Bakersfield Police Department is offering a new method for sending anonymous tips and information via the internet. This new system will be accessible through a link on the Bakersfield Police Department homepage or by accessing

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35th Annual Bakersfield Police Memorial Run

October 3, 2017 

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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Cars & Kids

October 3, 2017 

Please join us for the 3rd annual car show and kids festival at the Bakersfield Police Activities League (BPAL), Cars & Kids!

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Results of the Howlin' at the Moon Fun Run

September 11, 2017 

We had a great time on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at the 16th Annual Bakersfield Police K9 Unit's Howlin' at the Moon Fun Run! Congratulations to all of the runners. Click on "Read More" to see the race results.

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The Passing of Sergeant Dennis Moore

August 11, 2017 


In the morning hours of Wednesday August, 9, 2017, Bakersfield Police Department Sergeant Dennis Moore suffered a major medical event while at his residence preparing for work. He received emergency medical treatment and was transported to a local hospital. Every effort was made on his behalf, but Sergeant Moore eventually passed away that day at 10:44 am. Sergeant Moore has worked for the Bakersfield Police Department since 1997 and had previously worked for the Arvin Police Department. Sergeant Moore is married and has three adult children.

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National Night Out

July 10, 2017 

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community. Furthermore, it provides a great opportunity to bring police and neighbors together under positive circumstances.

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Bakersfield Municipal Airport (L45) DBE Goals FY 2016-2018

June 21, 2017 

The City of Bakersfield hereby announces its fiscal years 2016 through 2018 goal of 4.68% for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) airport construction Contracts. The proposed goals and rationale is available for inspection between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday at the City of Bakersfield, Annex Bldg, 1501 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93301 for 30 days from the date of this publication.

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Notice for Public Meeting - Consultation for DBE Program Opportunities at Bakersfield Municipal Airport

May 12, 2017 

As part of establishing the upcoming DBE goals for Federal Fiscal Years (FFY) 2016/2017/2018, a public meeting will be held on May 31, 2017, at 3:00 PM in the Basement Conference Room at City Hall South, 1501 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield, CA, 93301, for the purpose of discussing potential opportunities for DBE participation in upcoming projects, gain input, and to answer questions.

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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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Report A Service Request on your smart phone or online

December 27, 2016 

Bakersfield Mobile App

The City of Bakersfield is improving citizen accessibility with its innovative Bakersfield mobile application.Using the appplication, users are able to report service related issues, including damaged parks equipment, illegal dumping, graffiti, street lights, traffic signals and potholes. Issues can be reported through photos, video, audio or e-mail messages.

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Prop 218 Notice to Increase Refuse and Sewer Rates

April 7, 2016 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing accepting testimony will be held before the Bakersfield City Council at 5:15 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, on Wednesday June 8, 2016 in the Council Chambers of City Hall located at 1501 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield, California, for the purpose of considering increases to refuse and sewer rates. The new rates, if adopted, will go into effect on July 1, 2016. In compliance with Proposition 218, affected property owners within the City limits of Bakersfield are hereby informed of the proposed increases to refuse and sewer rates.

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Solid Waste Contracts With Homeless Center

January 4, 2016 

The Solid Waste Division contracts clients of the Bakersfield Homeless Center. Crews sort items at the composting facility and clean up litter on highways thanks to support from sponsors, and local and state agencies. Crew members are grateful for the opportunity to rebuild their lives.

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