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Police Contact Numbers

Emergency Calls: 911

Cell phone users should call (and store for easy access) 510-525-7573 to more quickly reach the dispatcher for Kensington police, medical and fire emergencies. Calls to 911 will be directed to other agencies and may delay the response.

  • Medical Emergencies
  • Fires of any type
  • Injury automobile accidents
  • Reporting of shots fired – seen or heard
  • Physical altercations
  • Prowlers
  • Robberies
  • Burglaries
  • Auto thefts in progress
  • Assaults
  • Suspicious activity
  • Suspicious vehicles
  • Unusual noises
  • Residential and business alarms
  • Vehicle alarms
  • Unusual incidents
  • Aggressive and/or unlicensed solicitors
  • Any other life threatening/endangering activity

Non-Emergency Service Calls: (510) 525-7573

Police and District Business: (510) 526-4141

  • Normal business hours: Monday - Friday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
  • After-hour messages may be left for individual officer and/or staff member via automated voicemail or submitted via our Contact Form.