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Working in partnership with the people of Stockton to build a safe and secure Community.


We Are Recruiting

The Stockton Police Department is currently recruiting Police Officers. 

Please visit Police Officer Careers to learn more about career opportunities.


To fill out an interest card or apply for positions with the Stockton Police Department, please visit the City's Human Resources Department Employment Opportunities.


Message from the Chief

Our website is one of many resources used by the Police Department to educate and work with our community on issues relating to crime.


Sign up for updates on crime, police activities, or traffic issues via the City's Ask Stockton system. 


You can follow us on Twitter and "Like" us on Facebook.  

Send us web and text tips through TipSoft.

These technologies let us to quickly share information with you and keep our community secure.


As a Stockton resident, I care about our City.  I believe a police department can only be as good as the partnerships it creates with its community.  Together – through information sharing and crime fighting strategies – we share the responsibility of improving our quality of life.


I believe the Stockton Police Department is an outstanding organization, comprised of the finest employees and dedicated volunteers who all share the same vision of combating crime. Our staff and volunteers continually demonstrate their personal commitment to providing a professional, effective and community-oriented law enforcement agency.


I invite you to contact me through this website and share your thoughts.

Together, we will continue making our city a wonderful place to live and visit.



Chief Eric Jones


How to Use Stockton Police Department Tips

The Stockton Police Department accepts web and text message tips.  These resources are not for emergency communications.  If you have an emergency or reporting a crime in-progress, call 9-1-1. 


To submit non-emergency tips and information to the Stockton Police Department, the following applications are now available.


Web Tips

Citizens can submit anonymous tips using their PC using "Submit A Web Tip" in External Links below. Select the location of the crime, provide details about the crime, and upload pictures. 


Text Tips

Text "TIPSPD" and your tip to 274637 (CRIMES).

  • When a tip is sent, it is encrypted and routed through secure servers to protect the personal details of the tip provider.  We can text message with the tip provider without ever knowing the person's identity.  Learn more in the External Links below.


Sign-up for TipSoft Alerts

TipSoft Alerts allows us to text and email the public alerts about current events, crimes, and emergencies.  Sign up for "Stockton Police Alerts" under External Links below.


Note:  Web and mobile services are NOT for emergencies or crimes in-progress.

For emergencies, call 911.



External Links

Submit A Web Tip

Text A Tip

Stockton Police Alerts


This City of Stockton web page last reviewed on --- 6/23/2015