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Our 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.




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.