The Union City police Department serves a community of more than 70,000 residents and was founded in 1966. Back then, it had just a dozen sworn officers and one secretary. Since that time the department has grown markedly. At current the have more than 87 sworn staff and 37 non-sworn employees.
Its mission statement is simple. They strive to reduce crime, the fear of crime, provide high-quality policing services, enhance safety and improve the quality of life, resolve problems and protect life and property. This is accomplished through community collaboration with the school district, business owners, residents, community associations and other local organizations.
Union City Police Department
34009 Alvarado-Niles Road
Union City, CA 94587
24-hour bail information: 510-291-4169
The Union City Police Department‘s commitment to community oriented policing is what allows these men and women to keep the area a safe place to work, live, and raise a family. Working closely with the community is a key component in allowing officers to identify and solve problems in a fast, efficient manner.
The Department consists of an Animal Control Services Unit, Volunteer Unit, Dispatch/ Records Unit, Patrol Unit, Investigations Unit, Community Policing Unit, Personnel and Training Unit, Gang Task Force Unit, Narcotics Task Force Unit, Canine Unit and Traffic Unit. In 2011 these men and women responded to more than 79,000 service calls.
Persons arrested by a member of the Union City Police Department will be transported to the Santa Rita Jail to be booked and processed. Bail can be posted at this facility 24-hours a day. If someone you care for has been arrested in Union City, call Adelante Bail Bonds now at 510-471-1375 to speak with a licensed bondsman.