City of Hayward - Heart of the Bay

FAQs Uniform Crime Reporting
Instructional Guide Uniform Crime Reporting

IMPORTANT INFORMATION….. Please read the following and click on the link at the bottom to view the Crime Map
Click here if you understand the information presented to you. - (This will take you to is an overview of designated crimes within Hayward's city limits. The crime icons are intended to indicate the block in which the crime allegedly occurred. Information shown is for the past 180 days and is updated one time each day. Note that this is a representation of crime and is not all-inclusive. This service does not reflect official crime index totals as reported to the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting program. The number of crimes in tables and reports may not be fully reflected in the map due to address data not geocoding.

Disclaimers: The crime map represents statistics by geographic area for reported crimes as compiled by the Hayward Police Department. The data represented is a snapshot of the number of categorized incidents as recorded at the moment of data upload. The information may not always reflect changes to individual incidents/cases if the changes were made after data upload. The original data source is dynamic and is therefore constantly changing, so information may differ from day to day. Crimes are subject to change for a variety of reasons, including late reporting, and reclassification of some offenses.

By posting this information the Hayward Police Department does not intend to make any inference, judgment or representation as to the relative safety of any particular area or neighborhood.

Information in the map is collected, maintained, prepared and provided for general inquiries and informational purposes only. The data layers contained herein are intended to be representational only and are not to be construed as legal documentation. By accepting and using this map, user acknowledges and agrees that the data layers contained in the map are under continuous development subject to constant change without notice, and the City of Hayward makes no representation or warranty as to their accuracy or reliability at any given time. Additionally, the City of Hayward is under no duty or obligation to update the data layers or information contained in the map, or to notify any user of any changes or updates.

The City of Hayward expressly disclaims all liability for any and all claims, suits, actions, damages, and causes of action arising from actions taken or omissions made in reliance on any information or maps contained herein from whatever source. Official information concerning specific parcels should be obtained from recorded maps and/or documents adopted by the County of Alameda and/or the Hayward City Council. should not be relied upon for emergency services and is in no way designed to serve as an alternative to emergency services provided by the 911 emergency telephone service. If you have a health, safety, or crime-related emergency, please call 911 immediately. If you would like to report crime information on a non-emergency basis to the Hayward Police Department you may do so by calling 510-293-7000. If you have a question regarding a report or information on this website, please call 510-293-7272. Additional contact numbers are: Northern District Command 510-293-5004 and Southern District Command 510-293-5750.

All data contained on this site has been gathered through legitimate means and with the knowledge and approval of the Hayward Police Department. All data has been extracted, processed and presented through appropriate channels. No information contained on has been garnered by data scraping or other such inappropriate means.

By proceeding through this site you acknowledge the terms of this disclaimer and agree that the data provided is for informational purposes only.

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Press Release - "Going Live!"
Beginning Wednesday, September 12th. the Hayward Police Department will unveil its new crime mapping program in an effort to help reduce crime and enhance community policing. will allow residents and business owners to analyze interactive maps and reports of recent crime activity. will allow users to search specified areas within the city by date, location and crime type. They will also have the ability to generate, print and electronically share the maps and reports. The program will empower the community to be more aware of crime activity occurring in their neighborhoods and around businesses where they work or shop.

“In late January of this year, the Hayward Police Department rolled out a new records management system which has enabled our organization to take the next step in community policing and put the power to view crime in nearly real time into the hands of our community. This has been in the works for some time; however we needed to update our ability to accurately capture statistics. We are pleased and excited to leverage technology to ultimately increase public safety by empowering our residents.” Chief Diane Urban

Members of the community can register online to receive free daily updates via e-mail whenever new crime activity occurs in a specified location. A single user can register multiple times in order to get up to date crime information for their neighborhood, place of business or their child’s school. Officers can use the program during community meetings to provide an accurate portrait of crime activity in the neighborhood.

There is also an iPhone application available to receive updates directly to your mobile phone.. An application for the Android is in development. Information on robberies, burglaries, assaults and eleven other crime types can all be searched through the program. By helping to make the community more informed about crime activity in their area, the community and the police are able to have an effective partnership toward reducing crime.