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El Cerrito City Information
El Cerrito is a city in Contra Costa County, California, United States. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a population of approximately 23,549 people and a total area of 3.7 square miles (9.6 km2). El Cerrito is bordered by Richmond annexe to the west, Wildcat Canyon Regional Park to the east, Albany and Kensington to the south and the East Richmond Heights to the north.
The city of El Cerrito has a city council form of government responsible for all the legislative functions in the city. The city council consists of five members elected by the city residents; the council members internally elect the mayor and deputy mayor.
Council members include Janet Abelson Mayor, Gabriel Quinto Mayor Pro Tem, Paul Fadelli Councilmember, Greg Lyman Councilmember and Rochelle Pardue -Okimoto Councilmember.
The city council holds its meeting on the first and third Tuesday of every month from 7:00 pm at City Hall, City Council Chambers, 10890 San Pablo Ave. El Cerrito, CA. Agendas and minutes discussed i the meetings can be accessed by visiting http://www.el-cerrito.org/index.aspx?NID=114
The overall crime rate in El Cerrito, CA is 76% higher compared to other cities in California and 87% higher compared to the national average. Looking at crimes involving violence, the city has a crime rate that is 8% lower than California’s and 5% higher compared to the national average. When comparing crimes involving property, the city’s crime rate is 89% higher than California’s and 99% higher than the national average. In El Cerrito one has a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of crime, making the city safer than 18% of the cities in the United States. Compared to the previous year, the average crime rate in El Cerrito has increased by 31%.
The El Cerrito Police Department is charged with the responsibility of maintaining law and order in the city. The department owes its success to the cooperation of the city residents, the city council and other city departments. For more information about the police department visit
El Cerrito Police Department
10900 San Pablo Ave.
El Cerrito, CA 94530
Warrants and Bail
Warrants can be accessed publicly online. When arrested in El Cerrito there are three main ways to post for bail; these include Bail bond under the California Penal Code – Section 1276, Cash bond under the California Penal Code – Section 1269 and Property bond under the California Penal Code – Section 1276.5.
El Cerrito Police Station Address: 10900 San Pablo Ave, El Cerrito, CA 94530, United States