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Harbor Police Resources and Updates

Port of San Diego Harbor Police Resources and Updates for Port tenants. Bookmark this page and check for updates.

Port of San Diego Harbor Police vehicle patrol

The Port of San Diego Harbor Police Department protects and serves the public on and along San Diego Bay and at the San Diego International Airport. Harbor Police officers are on the front lines of security and service, and police dispatch and public safety services occur 24 hours a day, seven days a week. In the safekeeping of the public and our tenant partners, the Harbor Police Department offers a variety of current resources and updates to assist the community in staying safe and informed. This page will be updated periodically with messages from Chief Mark G. Stainbrook, crime trends and bulletins, and more to keep the public and tenants informed. 


A Message from Chief Stainbrook

January Message from Chief Mark Stainbrook:

Did you know that the Port of San Diego Harbor Police Department has an Explosive Detection K9 Team? Here is a short video covering Officer Martinez and his K9 Partner Officer Bogy. 

Learn more about Chief Stainbrook

Be on the Lookout (BOLO)

In law enforcement terms, BOLO is an acronym that stands for "be on the lookout." BOLOs are issued to police officers and include information on illegal activities. Harbor Police is listing our latest BOLOs here to help keep our tenant partners and the public informed, and we encourage anyone with information relating to a BOLO to contact us.

BOLO 11/25/20

Contact

If you have information, please contact Port of San Diego Harbor Police:

crime@portofsandiego.org
Front Desk: 619.686.6570

Emergency: 619.223.1133 or 9-1-1
Non-Emergency: 619.686.6272

 


Last Week On the Waterfront

Jan. 18-Jan. 24, 2021


 

 

 

 

  • 1/19: Port of San Diego Harbor Police responded to a call at BAE Systems for two subjects in a vehicle that pointed a firearm at an employee. Officers responded to the area and conducted a search but the suspects had already left the area.

 

  • 1/19: Port of San Diego Harbor Police responded to a call of a package with possible narcotics inside of it at the Manchester Grand Hyatt. Officers arrived and discovered the box contained 10 pounds of Methamphetamine. An investigation is being conducted to locate the subject who dropped off the box at the hotel.

 

  • 1/21: Port of San Diego Harbor Police received a call of a hit and run collision on Harbor Island. The vehicle collided with two parked vehicles and knocked down a light pole. Two juveniles were seen running from the vehicle and one juvenile was located still inside the vehicle. The two juveniles that ran from the vehicle were located a short time later. Two of the juveniles were released at the scene to their parents, a third juvenile was taken to Rady’s Children’s Hospital for evaluation. The incident will be referred to juvenile court.

 

 

  • 1/21: Port of San Diego Harbor Police responded to a call of a person possibly smuggling contraband through the security checkpoint at Terminal #2 of the San Diego International Airport. Officers contacted the suspect and determined that they had 4 containers of Cocaine hidden on their body. The suspect was arrested for transportation of narcotics and taken to jail.

 

  • 1/24: Port of San Diego Harbor Police received a call of a person trespassing and the US Coast Guard Base. Officers arrived and located the subject. After a brief investigation it was determined that the subject was having a mental health crisis. The subject was transported to the County Mental Health Hospital for evaluation.

 

  • 1/24: Port of San Diego Harbor Police received a call of a kitchen fire in Terminal #1 at the San Diego International Airport. Officers arrived on scene and helped to extinguish the fire with a fire extinguisher. San Diego Fire Department secured and checked the scene for safety. There were no injuries to any travelers, airport employees or officers.


Port of San Diego Harbor Police Crime Statistics

 December 2019 vs. December 2020
  December 2019 December 2020 % Change
Arrests 168 172 2%
Crime Reports 459 260 -43%
Crimes with Violence 7 5 -29%
Property Crimes 74 52 -30%
Calls Responded to N/A 4304 N/A

 

Jan. 1 to December 31, 2019 vs. Jan. 1 to December 31, 2020
  YTD 2019 YTD 2020 % Change
Arrests     2218 2114 -5%
Crime Reports 5746 4753 -17%
Crimes with Violence 81 71 -12%
Property Crimes 998 793 -21%
Calls Responded to N/A 51237 N/A

 


 

Contact Port of San Diego Harbor Police

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

For all inquiries regarding citations, crime reports, or arrests reports created by the Harbor Police, please contact the records department at 619.686.6596 or email HPDrecordsrequest@portofsandiego.org.

For all general questions related to the Harbor Police Department, please call 619.686.6570.

Emergency

Non-Emergency

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Chief of the Harbor Police  

Records

Complaints

Dive Permits

Mooring Office

619.223.1133 or 9-1-1

619.686.6272

VHF Marine Channel 16

619.686.6588

619.686.6596

619.686.6272

619.686.6596

619.686.6227


Port of San Diego Harbor Police Training Documents

(SB-978)