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The Hayward Police Department is accredited by CALEA, Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement. It is recognized in the top 1% of U.S. law enforcement agencies for professionalism and organizational excellence. HPD has an authorized strength of 191 sworn police officers and 112 professional staff serving a population of 149,000 citizens. Hayward is known as the "Heart of the Bay." Lauded as one of America's most diverse cities it is the third largest city in the East Bay.