About Us

Welcome to the El Cerrito Police Department

This website is a virtual portal providing insight into the services that we provide and our contributions to the community. While visiting this site, you will find a range of information and resources, and you will likely discover that while this website provides information, it also creates an opportunity for you to get involved.

Goals & Community Partnership

Our goals are to enhance the quality of life, seek solutions to problems, and foster a sense of security within the community. We can only do this if we truly partner with those who live, work, and visit El Cerrito. Please let us know how we are doing in achieving our goals and your thoughts about our website as we are reconstructing it to reflect a contemporary look and our progressive philosophies. Thank you!

Police Department Annual Reports

The Department's Annual Report is one of our many efforts to capture the character and

culture of our organization, to provide data on crime, and communicate about our genuine connections with the El Cerrito community.

Community Alerts via Text, Cell Phones or Email:

Go to www.nixle.com to sign up for free. Follow us at http://twitter.com/elcerritopd

See it. Hear it. Report it.

For crimes in progress, call Police Dispatch: (510) 237-3233 ext. 0
 Or, in an emergency, call 9-1-1

Please, let us know what you know.

You can help the El Cerrito Police Department solve a crime by providing information. You can either contact the El Cerrito Police Department, or use the tip line provided by Crime Stoppers of West Contra Costa County.

El Cerrito Police Department Tip Line:

E-mail Investigations

Crimestoppers anonymous tip line:

510-799-TALK / 510-799-8255

Vacation Home Check:

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Vacation Home Check