Office of the Chief

The Office of the Chief Division is responsible for the overall management of the police department. The units assigned in this Division Internal Affairs Unit, Investigations Division, Patrol Division, Special Operations Division, Investigations Division, Support Services Division and the CALEA Manager.

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The purpose of the Community Advisory Panel is to improve trust and strengthen understanding between the Hayward Police Department and Hayward community members by creating a structure and venue for open and honest dialogue on police-community relations in the City.

Internal Affairs Unit
Crucial role in making the operations of the Hayward Police Department more transparent and accountable to the community we serve.

Investigations Division
The Investigations Division consists of investigative units that are primarily responsible for the follow up investigation of crimes committed against person or property in the City of Hayward.

Patrol Division
The Patrol Division is the uniformed patrol force of the City.

Personnel & Training
Responsible for the hiring and training of all employees at the Hayward Police Department.

Special Operations Division
The Special Operations Division provides investigative and operational support for the Hayward Police Department.