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Harbor Police

The Harbor Police Department is the
law enforcement authority for the Port of San Diego.



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To be the global leader in maritime and aviation public safety.


To provide the highest quality of public service through crime prevention, homeland security, and quality of life for our communities.

Our Core Values:


Every Harbor Police employee is a Department ambassador and will foster healthy relationships with our co-workers, our community, and our colleagues.


The individual and collective responsibility to maintain a strong work ethic requires us to be relentless in the performance of our duties to achieve the best possible outcomes.


We will always be prepared and assertive in our endless pursuit of achieving the Mission, Vision and Values of the Port of San Diego and the Harbor Police Department.

Harbor Police SUV at Port Pavilion

Harbor Police Functions




Bay Control Officers

Special Units and Task Forces




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Lost & Found

Did you lose something on the waterfront? Contact Harbor Police.



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Vehicle Impound Release



Harbor Police Command team

Harbor Police FAQ





Harbor Police Boats

Contact Harbor Police

Harbor Police dispatch and public safety services remain in operation 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Emergency 619.223.1133


Hail us on VHF Marine Channel 16
Chief of the Harbor Police 619.686.6588
Records 619.686.6596
Complaints 619.686.6510
Dive Permits 619.686.6596
Harbor Police Mooring Office 619.686.6227
San Diego Mooring Company 619.291.0916

HP Records Business Hours

7 a.m. –  5 p.m.
Monday – Thursday

7 a.m. – 4 p. m.

Police Reports & Vehicle Release

7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Thursday

7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

*The Port of San Diego Administrative Offices and HP Records are closed on alternate Fridays.

By E-mail

For all inquiries regarding citations, crime reports, or arrests reports created by the Harbor Police, please contact the records department by telephone at 619.686.6596 or by email at

For all general questions related to the Harbor Police Department, please contact Lt. Magda Fernandez at

In Person or By Mail

Harbor Police Headquarters