The department's goal is to develop and enhance the relationships (partnerships) with our community. If you are calling to report a crime in progress, dial 9-1-1. For all non-emergencies; reporting suspicious activity or making an initial report, please call our non-emergency number at
For more specific reports or information, please take a look at our phone list below to call the appropriate division.
To report an abandoned vehicle
To obtain a copy of a police report
To make an appointment to pick up property
To make an appointment for Livescan
To schedule a Presentation for your class, youth or adult group
For information on Neighborhood Watch
To leave a message for an officer (24-hr voicemail)
To reach the Warrant Officer/Clerk
Robbery (not for initial reports) call 981-5900
Property Crimes (not for initial reports) call 981-5900
Sex Crimes (not for initial reports) call 981-5900
Berkeley High School (BHS) School Resource Officer
Traffic Bureau (General Number)
*Cell phone users should program 510-981-5911 to quickly reach a Berkeley Police dispatcher. If you have a mobile emergency outside of Berkeley, you should call 911 on your cell phone, or a seven digit number for the local police department.