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Office of The Chief -  Chief Andrew Greenwood [more...]

Berkeley Police Operations Division  - The Operations Division is the largest division within the Berkeley Police Department and is commanded by Captain David Reece with the support of four (4) Lieutenants, often referred to as Watch Commanders and one (1) Lieutenant in the Community Services Bureau. [more...]

Berkeley Police Department Professional Standards Division - The Professional Standards Division is comprised of the Personnel and Training Bureau,the Professional Standards Bureau, the Berkeley Jail, the Records Bureau and the Property and Evidence Unit and is under the command of Captain Rico Rolleri.  The Professional Standards Division is tasked with ensuring that a high standard of professionalism and excellence in law enforcement continues to exist within the City of  Berkeley Police Department.general [more...]

Berkeley Police Department Investigations Division - The BPD Investigations Division was formed in September of 2010 as a result of a departmental reorganization. Captain Dave Reece is the overall Division Commander. Most division personnel are selected for their assignments based on a solid work ethic, knowledge of crime in our city and skill at dealing with people before being assigned to one of the several individual work units. Their collective mission is to identify criminals and present prosecutable cases to the Alameda County District Attorney (DA) conduct other special investigations as assigned, identify and collect evidence, analyze crime trends, track repeat offenders, investigate fatal traffic collisions and enforce all traffic and parking laws.  [more...]

Support Services Division - The Support Services Division is the second largest division within the Berkeley Police Department and is commanded by Captain Jen Louis with the support of one Lieutenant and a Communications Center Manager. In addition to Captain Louis, Lieutenant Kevin Reece, and Communications Center Manager Monique Frost, the Division also consists of one Sergeant and one Professional Staff Supervisor, 2 Sworn Officers, 4 Supervising Public Safety Dispatchers, 21 Public Safety Dispatchers, 16 Community Service Officers, 5 Reserve Officers, and 5 Professional Staff. These men and women may not be seen out in the community very often, and yet they work each day to make it possible for our department to provide the community with an outstanding level of service. The members of this Division work in collaboration with, and support of officers, professional staff, a variety of other law enforcement, non-law enforcement agencies and other City of Berkeley Departments as well as a variety of other entities.   [more...]

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