Fire Department, Police Department, Public Safety

Public Notice - CALEA

Brianne Elizarrey | November 10, 2016

The Hayward Police Department is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of a program to achieve accreditation by verifying it meets professional standards.

Administered by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA®), the accreditation program requires agencies to comply with state-of-the-art standards in four basic areas: policy and procedures, administration, operations, and support services.

As part of the on-site assessment, agency employees and members of the community are invited to offer comments at a public information session on December 5, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. The session will be conducted in the City Council Chambers located at Hayward City Hall, 777 B Street, Hayward, CA 94541.

Agency employees and the public are also invited to offer comments by calling 510.293.7167 on December 7, 2016 between the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. Comments will be taken by the Assessment Team.

Telephone comments as well as appearances at the public information session are limited to 10 minutes and must address the agency's ability to comply with CALEA's standards. A copy of the Standards is available on the Hayward Police Department website The local contact is Scott Turner 510.293.7190.

Anyone wishing to submit written comments about the Hayward Police Department’s ability to comply with the standards for accreditation may send them to the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement, Inc. (CALEA), 13575 Heathcote Boulevard, Suite 320, Gainesville, Virginia, 22030 or

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