Northwest Bakersfield

Communities Police: Man asked girl to get into his car Police: Man asked girl to get into his car
Police are looking for a man wanted for annoying a child. A computer-generated composite of the man was released Friday in hopes of generating public leads for the investigation.
Communities Questions raised about BPD study contract Questions raised about BPD study contract (Video)
The Bakersfield Police Department will get an expert review aimed at improving service, but one city councilman has questions about the contract for the study and what it will achieve.
Communities Bakersfield OKs nearly $100K for police study Bakersfield OKs nearly $100K for police study (Video)
By a vote of 6-1, the Bakersfield City Council voted to allocate nearly $100,000 of public funds to pay for a police study. The study will be done by the International Association of Police Chiefs and calls for a comprehensive review of Bakersfield Police Department operations.
Communities Alleged fuel, appliance thief jailed
A man who Kern County deputies said is responsible for stealing diesel fuel and new appliances from constructions sites in the Rosedale area has been arrested.