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contact us logoThe department's goal is to develop and enhance the relationships (partnerships) with our community. If you are calling to report a crime in progress, dial 9-1-1.  For all non-emergencies; reporting suspicious activity or making an initial report, please call our non-emergency number at 
(510) 981-5900.

For more specific reports or information, please take a look at our phone list below to call the appropriate division.  

 *Cell phone users should program 510-981-5911 to quickly reach a Berkeley Police dispatcher. If you have a mobile emergency outside of Berkeley, you should call 911 on your cell phone, or a seven digit number for the local police department. 

 

Operations

510-981-5780
Public Information Officer (news media only)

510-981-5990 
To leave a message for an officer (24-hr voicemail)

510-981-5806
For information on Neighborhood Watch

510-981-5806
To schedule a Presentation for your class, youth or adult group

 

510-981-5821

To inquire about police assistance with a future special event

 

510-981-3868 (EVNT)

To inquire about obtaining a Special Event Permit

 

510-981-5975

To speak with the Department's LGBTQ liaisons (Sergeant Melanie Turner and Officer Ethell Wilson)

 

Support Services

510-981-5750 
To obtain a copy of a police report or make a Public Records Act request

510-981-5725

To inquire about Lost & Found property or other property at BPD

510-981-4755 
To reach the Subpoena Clerk

 

510-981-4894

To reach the Court Liaison

 

510-981-5766 
To make an appointment for Livescan (City employees only)

 

 

Investigations

510-981-5736 
Domestic Violence (for initial reports call 981-5900)

 

510-981-5741 
Homicide/Missing Persons Unit (for initial reports call 981-5900)

510-981-5742 
Robbery Unit (for initial reports call 981-5900)

 

510-981-5737 
Property Crimes (for initial reports call 981-5900)

 

510-981-5735 
Sex Crimes (for initial reports call 981-5900)

 

510-981-5716 
Berkeley High School (BHS) School Resource Officer

Traffic/Parking

510-981-5900 
To report an abandoned vehicle on the roadway

510-981-5310 
To report an inoperative/blighted vehicle

510-981-5890 
Parking Enforcement

510-981-5980 
Traffic Bureau (General Number)

 

 

 

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Police Department, 2100 Martin Luther King, Jr. Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
Questions or comments? Email: police@cityofberkeley.info Phone: (510) 981-5900
(510) 981-CITY/2489 or 311 from any landline in Berkeley
TTY: (510) 981-6903
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