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 Chabot College Department of Campus Safety and Security is a unique partnership between Chabot College and the Hayward Police Department. This blend of police and civilian staff affords a greater range of efficient services to our campus community.
The Hayward Police Department Crime Prevention Unit is always working to update our current brochures with new and improved tips for safety on a wide variety of topics. All are printable and easy to reference. Check back often for new additions!
Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in the nation. If you live or work in the City of Hayward and believe that you are the victim of identity theft, there is also now a free service that will provide advice and support to help you get through it.
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.