the San Bernardino Police Department
San Bernardino Police Department (California) consists of 312 sworn police officers and 150 civilian personnel. The San Bernardino Police Department is organized into three divisions: Patrol Division; Investigations
Division; and, the Administrative Service Division.
Patrol Division provides general law enforcement serves around-the-clock. Uniformed police officers and Community Service
Officers respond to approximately 1000 calls-for-service every twenty-four hours. Specialized law enforcement services such
as Canine Officers, Traffic Officers, and Bicycle Mounted Enforcement (BMET) Officers are part of this division.
Investigations Division has two bureaus. The Investigations Bureau is made up of several units of detectives. The Specialized
Crimes Unit, District Crimes Unit, Robbery, and Burglary Units are all supervised by tenured Sergeants. The entire bureau
is led by a Police Lieutenant who is responsible for managing the complex investigative workload of this team. The Special
Enforcement Bureau is made of of the Homicide Unit, Narcotics Unit, and the Multiple Enforcement Team (MET). The Special Enforcement
Bureau is also managed by a Police Lieutenant.
division provides all of the support services needed to manage a staff of over 450 employees. The Personnel and Training Unit
coordinates all of the San Bernardino Police Department's personnel issues and hosts a variety of departmental training programs.
The Communications Center serves as the primary Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) for the City of San Bernardino. All of
the Police Department's enforcement records are maintained in the Records Bureau. Financial and payroll services are provided
by the department's Financial Services Unit. Automation and Communications equipment are maintained by the Information Technology
Division's Public Safety Systems Group which is located at the main police facility.