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Our Mission Statement:
The Bakersfield Police Department is committed to professional service which improves community safety and the quality of life by developing partnerships that promote efficient and innovative crime prevention, intervention and law enforcement service.




Operations>Civil Disturbance Team


The Civil Disturbance Team (CDT) was formed in June 2000.  It consists of specially trained officers to deal with crowd control and civil unrest situations. 

Members of the team have received specialized training regarding civil rights, 1st amendment issues, crowd psychology and tactics, and riot formations.