Getting Information from BPD
Nixle is the Berkeley Police Department’s primary communication tool. Sign up to receive updates about urgent police updates as well as non-urgent crime prevention tips. BPD also shares information through media releases and social media.
Sign up for notifications through Nixle
Receive updates from the Berkeley Police Department by signing up for Nixle. Nixle is the most comprehensive communications tool that the department uses and it will include all of the department's urgent and non-urgent communications.
Through Nixle, BPD may send out community news via email, or advisories and alerts through text message.
- Community: crime prevention tips delivered by email
- Advisories: events that could affect your movements around Berkeley, such as streets or areas that are shut down unexpectedly
- Alerts: situations that require immediate attention, like a missing person who is at risk