Administrative Citations

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.
Animal Services

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.
Crime Prevention

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!
Jail

Hayward Police Detention Facility is a Board of Corrections certified Type I jail. It operates 24 hours per day, housing up to 30 prisoners. The facility processes all arrests for the city of Hayward and other agencies by contract, registrant processing and public fingerprinting, but not immigration finger-printing.
Identity Theft

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.
Narcotics Enforcement

We at the Hayward Police Department are very interested in working with neighborhoods, in eliminating illegal drug sales and use. Please help us fight drug abuse and keep your neighborhood drug free.
YFSB

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.