Brentwood Police Department

  • Agency: Brentwood Police Department
  • Address: 9100 Brentwood Blvd, Brentwood, 94513 CA
  • Chief: Mark Evenson (Chief of Police)
Phone: 925-634-6911
Fax: 925-809-7799

Brentwood Police Department is located at 9100 Brentwood Blvd, Brentwood, 94513 CA. The Chief of Police of the department is Mark Evenson. The Brentwood Police Department phone number is 925-634-6911.

Brentwood Police Department News

BPD is proud to announce and recognize Officer Mitch Brouillette, one of seven California law enforcement leaders who recently graduated California Association of Tactical Officers (CATO) very first, comprehensive 18 month prestigious Strategic Leadership Program (SLP). Hundreds were present Tuesday, November 6th to celebrate their accomplishment. Mitch, congrats to you and your fellow colleagues - well done!

Today we mourn the tragedy which occurred in the community of Thousand Oaks. Twelve lives were taken, one of which was Sgt. Helus of the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department. Sgt. Helus was the first officer to arrive on scene and attempted to stop a gunman inside a country music club. Sgt. Helus was a 29 year law enforcement veteran, who died a hero. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of the families, friends and first responders.

Brentwood residents recently completed Community Emergency Response Team training (CERT) and had an opportunity to practice their new found skills at a drill hosted by Martinez CERT. CERT teams from Martinez, Concord and Brentwood worked together at various scenarios practicing search and rescue skills, extinguishing fires, conducting medical triage and searching locations for hazards. Congratulations to our Brentwood CERT graduates! We will be hosting more CERT classes in 2019 and will post the dates as soon as they become available.

Halloween Fun There were numerous sightings of ghosts, goblins, superheroes and princesses in our city over the past week! Our officers had an opportunity to meet many of them during the Treats at Streets event and last night, when our streets were taken over by candy crazed children (there were some adults too!). We hope everyone enjoyed themselves celebrating Halloween!

Celebrate Halloween Responsibly Halloween is a time when thousands of trick-or-treaters dressed up in their favorite costumes will be out and about having a good time collecting candy. For other adults, that means heading to local bars, restaurants or house parties to celebrate the holiday. With so many people hitting the streets Oct. 31st, Brentwood PD wants to remind those participating in events where alcohol may be involved to celebrate Halloween responsibly. In partnership with the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), Brentwood Police Department is encouraging everyone to not put yourself and others at risk by choosing to drink and drive. If you plan to drink, plan a sober ride home. “Halloween should be a fun night for kids and adults,” Sgt. Mark Louwerens said. “By planning ahead, abiding by the rules of the road and driving sober, everyone can enjoy a safe night out.” Unfortunately, Halloween night is also when there is an uptick in drunk-driving related crashes. Between 2012 and 2016, there were 168 drunk-driving deaths on Halloween night. Forty-four percent of all people killed in crashes on Halloween night were in crashes involving a drunk driver, according to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Younger drivers (21-34 years old) pose the greatest risk, accounting for nearly half of all deaths in drunk-driving crashes on Halloween night in 2016. “We want people to enjoy Halloween, but also act responsibly,” Sgt. Louwerens said. “There are no excuses for driving impaired. There are so many options to get home safely.” The Brentwood Police Department also supports efforts from the OTS that aims to educate all drivers that “DUI Doesn’t Just Mean Booze.” If you take prescription drugs, particularly those with a driving warning on the label, you might be impaired enough to get a DUI. Marijuana can also be impairing, especially in combination with alcohol or other drugs, and can result in a DUI. Brentwood Police Department offers these tips for drivers, partygoers and parents out with children trick-or-treaters Halloween night: • Avoid driving through residential areas where trick-or-treaters are likely to be. • This is a night with heavy foot traffic and another reason to slow down, be extra cautious and obey all traffic signs and signals. • Watch for children in costumes that may be harder to see at night. Look out for trick-or-treaters who may cross the street mid-block, or from behind parked cars. • Decide before going out whether you plan to drink or drive. You can’t do both. • If you plan to drink, designate a sober driver, take a cab, ride-share or public transit. Anything that doesn’t involve you getting behind the wheel. • Party hosts: Offer non-alcoholic drinks to designated drivers and don’t allow anyone who may be impaired leave. • Parents should plan their trick-or-treat route ahead of time and avoid busy streets. • Have your children wear visible costumes that are easy to walk in and see. Light-colored costumes are best. Use retro-reflective tape. • Carry a flashlight

Last week Officers Kathain and Inerbichler attended the Contra Costa County EMS Survivors Reunion, where they were honored for their actions when responding to a 9-1-1 call. Their training and quick thinking enabled them to provide the necessary life saving measures to help Kimberley Karbowski when she suffered a medical emergency. Officers Kathain and Inerbichler were able to reunite with Kimberley and her family and celebrate this momentous occasion.

Who doesn’t enjoy reading a good book, playing tug of war, a game of hoops or jumping rope? Children at our local elementary schools had a surprise when officers stopped by to visit them and spend a little time on the playground. Can you tell who is having more fun in these photos?

This Saturday is the National Take Back Event!

This week and every week, parents should have conversations with their teens about the important rules they need to follow to stay safe behind the wheel of a passenger car, truck, or SUV. These rules address the greatest dangers for teen drivers: alcohol, inconsistent or no seat belt use, distracted and drowsy driving, speeding, and number of passengers.

We had a spooktacular time at the Marsh Creek Elementary Trunk or Treat event on Saturday! Our VIPS (Volunteers in Police Services) handed out candy, glow bracelets and stickers to astronauts, princesses, zombies, dinosaurs and many others who came out in costume for the event. Our K9 Blaq stopped by to meet some of the characters that were trick or treating and enjoyed taking photos with all of kids!

Update: School Threat Circulating Social Media Officers have also investigated the post on social media referencing Liberty and confirmed no additional threat was made. Please remind your kids and their friends to not forward any threatening messages except to law enforcement as to not cause any unnecessary concern and to best help us investigate potential threats.

School Threat Circulating Social Media Brentwood PD has been working with school staff regarding a social media post that threatened a school shooting at “BMS.” Further investigation revealed no correlation to Brentwood’s Bristow Middle School. The exact same threatening message has reached law enforcement agencies nationwide. Anyone with information regarding the threatening post is asked to call the Brentwood Police Department at 925-809-7911.

Our goal is to provide you with the best service possible and that all generally begins when you contact our dispatch center. Do you know when to call 9-1-1 or when to use our non-emergency number? 9-1-1 is for police, fire or medical emergencies when immediate response is necessary. Examples of when to call 9-1-1: when a crime is occurring (in-progress), when a crime has just occurred, such as a robbery, a car accident with injuries, a medical emergency or a fire. Remember- every time someone calls 9-1-1 to report a non-emergency or ask questions about city services, our dispatchers time and attention is diverted away from someone who may have a life-threatening emergency. Every second counts when someone’s life is on the line. If you accidently dial 9-1-1, do not hang up! Advise the dispatcher that your call was accidental, otherwise, they may dispatch officers to your location and/or continue to call you until we have confirmed that you are safe. If you need to report a non-emergency, dial (925) 809-7911. Pre-program this number into your phone so that it is available when needed. If you commute or will be traveling, obtain the non-emergency contact numbers for those areas and pre-program them into your cell phone. If you need to reach our business office, call (925) 634-6911. The office is open Mon-Fri from 8a.m.-5p.m. (closed on holidays) We want to be there when you need us!

Our business office will be closed on Tuesday, Oct. 16th, 2018 between 8:30a.m.-11:30a.m. We will re-open at 11:30a.m. and resume regular business hours.

In an ongoing effort to address traffic safety concerns in our community, the City has installed white delineators on west bound Balfour Rd. at American Ave. The delineators will separate the south bound turn lanes from the west bound through lanes on Balfour Rd. The delineators will assist with traffic flow and increase the safety of drivers and students entering the intersection.

We recently held a Senior Safety Event at the Brentwood Senior activity Center and it was a huge success! With over 40 vendors in attendance, the main hall was abuzz with questions, laughter and intrigued attendees. There was a great amount of resource information for seniors and caregivers. Thank you to everyone who came out and joined us. We look forward to hosting this event again in 2019!

Early this morning, officers responded to a report of a lost goat wandering the Streets of Brentwood. This goat was a little cranky and did not play well with others, but after a few of our officers practicing their animal whisperer techniques, the goat finally came around and was later reunited with his family.

On the morning of 9/20/2018, officers responded to Brentwood Hand Car Wash, on Balfour Rd., to investigate a commercial burglary where lawn equipment had been stolen. During the investigation, an officer reviewed video surveillance and ultimately identified and later arrested Domingo Gasca, 26, of Brentwood, and Jakab Csaba, 25, of Pacheco, for the crime. Both were charged with commercial burglary, other related crimes, and booked into county jail. The stolen equipment was recovered and returned to its owner.

After receiving a call from a very distressed resident, officers responded to a neighborhood to help rescue a cat that had been missing for two days. The lonely cat was found trapped in a storm drain pipe. Officer Barrera, shown in the photo, facilitated the removal of the drain cover, climbed down into the drain and rescued the cat. What a purrfect ending!

Thank you to everyone who came out and joined us for coffee this morning! We had a great time meeting our residents, discussing various topics and handing out stickers (the adults in the drive-thru really liked them). We must also send out a big THANK YOU to the staff at Starbucks for hosting the event!

Thank you to everyone who came out and had their car seat inspected at our event over the weekend. We had a great time with CHP and staff from Assemblymember Jim Frazier’s office, as we inspected over 20 car seats during the event! If you were unable to attend our event and would like to get your car seat inspected for FREE, schedule an appointment by clicking on the following link: https://brentwoodca.gov/gov/police/services/child_seat_inspections.asp

Text Message Alert Reminder: Today at approximately 11:18a.m., FEMA will be conducting a nationwide test of the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) System. The test will be run in conjunction with a nationwide Emergency Alert System (EAS) test, scheduled to start at 11:20a.m. This will be the first nationwide test of the WEA. The WEA test will be sent to cell phones that are connected to wireless providers participating in WEA. During this time, WEA compatible cell phones that are switched on, within range of an active cell tower, and whose wireless provider participates in WEA should be capable of receiving the test message. During the test, a distinctive WEA message dialog box will appear on the cell phone screen, with a text message which will have the header “Presidential Alert” and the message will be “THIS IS A TEST of the National Wireless Emergency Alert System. No action is needed”. The test will also use the same special, loud tone and vibration that all WEA messages use. Some cell phones will not receive the test message, and cell phones should only receive the message once. For additional information, go to the FEMA link: https://www.fema.gov/emergency-alert-test