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A Life Interrupted Program
"A Life Interrupted" features a multi-media presentation that includes actual, and sometimes graphic collision scene photos, as well as original 911 recordings.
Community Relations Programs
The Bakersfield Police Department offers programs and services for a wide range of topics pertaining to community safety and well-being.
The Bakersfield Police Department Homeland Security Unit works with local, state, and federal agencies to detect and deter domestic and international terrorist activities.
Neighborhood Watch is one of the oldest and most effective crime prevention programs in the country, bringing citizens together with law enforcement to deter crime and make communities safer.
Go to the Bakersfield Police Department's Nextdoor page.
Park Watch Program
This program involves police working with residents who live adjacent to, or near a park.
Ride Along Program
The Bakersfield Police Department Ride-Along Program is offered to residents, students and those employed within the City.
Become a volunteer with the Bakersfield Police Department.
Community Police Academy
The Citizen's Police Academy is a 30-hour course created to provide understanding and information about the Bakersfield Police Department's mission, services it provides, and operational capacity while educating on how the organization functions on a day-to-day basis.