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Police Building Tours for Children

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Police Station Front View 

Tours for Children's Groups

The Fremont Police Department offers tours of the building for children's education purposes to groups affiliated with an organization such as scouts or schools. The purpose of the building is to show visitors the functions of the Police Department Units. Groups of 5- 20 individuals are led through the facility while describing each area. Each tour lasts about 45 minutes to 1 hour, ending with a peek into a Patrol vehicle and demonstration of the lights and sirens. Tour requests for individuals or adult groups cannot be honored.

Groups are escorted through the Police Building stopping at the Dispatch Center, Report Writing Room, Briefing Room and the Crime Lab. The tour guide presents fun facts about each department in the building and the tour ends with a look inside a Patrol vehicle, complete with lights and sirens. The group should feel free to ask questions.

Please review the guidelines before you submit the request form.


Guidelines

  • Participants must be 6+ years and accompanied by an adult.
  • Adult chaperones are limited to one adult to four-five children, with a maximum of four.
  • The tour is not appropriate for toddlers or babies.
  • Adults participating in the tour will be given visitor badges. Adults will give their license or ID to the front desk personnel who issue them a visitor badge. Their license or ID will be kept at the front desk for the duration of the tour. The names of the adults will be requested approximately 48 hours in advance.
  • The group must stay together and will be asked to talk in low voices so employees are not disturbed.
  • Use of photography and mobile phones are not permitted during the interior building tour. Photographs may be taken outside at the end during the vehicle demonstration.
  • The group should not touch or play with equipment.
  • No bags are allowed inside the police building. All bags/backpacks should be left in cars.

Note: Tours of the Jail are not offered. Tours of the Animal Shelter can be arranged by contacting the Shelter at 510-790-6630.


Scheduling the Tour

Tours can be scheduled weekdays between 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.  Complete the form below to request a tour.

Police Building Tours for Children - General

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