Chief of Police Bryan Matthews

The Office of the Chief is responsible for the overall management of the police department. The units assigned in this Division Internal Affairs Unit, Investigations Division, Patrol Division, Special Operations Division, Investigations Division, Support Services Division and the CALEA Manager.
A police officer speaking to community members

The Community Services Division supports the Department’s Community Policing and Crime Reduction strategies. Among the Division's responsibilities are Community Engagement, District Operations, Traffic Enforcement, Personnel and Training, Youth and Family Services and Volunteer Programs.
Two detectives speaking at a crime scene

The Investigations Division consists of investigative units that are primarily responsible for the follow up investigation of crimes committed against person or property in the City of Hayward.
Two officers on patrol in a police vehicle

Uniformed patrol officers are assigned to one of seven patrol teams working 12-1/2-hour shifts. The Patrol Division is the uniformed patrol force of the City. Patrol Operations makes up the bulk of this Division with seven patrol teams providing beat officers to handle all calls for service for the City of Hayward.
Support services staff member smiling and holding files

The Support Services Division provides administrative and logistical support to all divisions of the Hayward Police Department.
Organization Chart

Police Organization Chart