The Hayward Police Department will be holding a FREE 9 week Course to learn about your local Police Department.

Topics may include:

  • HPD's Patrol Structure
  • Community Policing
  • Special Victims Unit
  • Robbery Prevention & Personal Safety
  • Homicide & Assault
  • Evidence Collection
  • VICE/Intelligence & Gangs
  • Traffic & Narcotics
  • Use of Force
  • Active Shooter/SWAT & K9 Unit
  • 911 Dispatch
  • Firearms Training Simulator

Due to the sensitivity of the information presented, all participants must be at least 18 years or older.

To register you must complete an application and pass a background check.

Community Academy Application

For an application to register contact:

Gale Bleth: 510.293.7151 or

Mary Fabian: 510.293.1043 or


HPD's North District Office
22701 Main Street
Hayward, CA 94541