Crime Prevention Unit

Our Crime Prevention Unit provides multiple services to the residents of Hayward to deter crime.

The Hayward Police Department offers a variety of crime prevention programs. Our trained staff is available to provide information on a wide array of topics. We focus on educating and partnering with community members to help reduce crime and increase the quality of life in the neighborhoods we serve. Below is a list of the crime prevention programs we offer to our residents.

Business Watch

Through cooperation and education, by creating partnerships with other businesses, organizations, and law enforcement, the Business Watch philosophy actively reduces and prevents crime by lessening your chances of becoming a victim.

Community Academy

The Hayward Police Department hosts a community academy where our residents can participate in a series of classes to enhance their knowledge of our department.

Crime Free Multi-Housing Program

A certification program to help owners, managers, and residents of rental property to keep illegal activity off their property.

Crime Prevention Brochures

Printable Information - Pamphlets on a variety of crime prevention topics.

Neighborhood Alert

The Neighborhood Alert program is group of people living in the same area who want to make their neighborhood safer by working together in conjunction with the Hayward Police Department to reduce crime and improve the quality of life.

Police Department Tours

We would be happy to host your group and tour our Police facility.

Ride Along Program

Members of the community may ride with our Hayward police officers during their patrol shift.

Senior Resource Guide

A comprehensive list of services available to our aging community.

Stop Graffiti Rewards Program

The City of Hayward provides a cash reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a graffiti vandal.

For more information contact:

Crime Prevention Specialists
Mary Fabian & Gale Bleth
510.293.5051