From administering our own jail to caring for homeless animals awaiting adoption, the Hayward Police Department is a service-first organization. Find out what we’re doing to serve the community in addition to patrolling the streets.
Issued by City staff primarily to gain compliance with the Hayward Municipal or State Codes, Ordinances and regulations in a timely and efficient manner, as well as to protect the public health, safety and welfare of its citizens.
Hayward Animal Services provides shelter and field services for the City of Hayward. The Hayward Animal Shelter is open for adoptions, turning in stray animals, recovering lost pets and other services.
The Hayward youth diversion program has been hailed as one of the most unique models of law enforcement-counseling partnerships in the state. Police Officers and professional counselors work side by side providing services to children, youth and families.