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
August Message from Chief Mark Stainbrook:
Did you know that all Port of San Diego Harbor Police Department Officers are marine fire fighters in addition to being police officers? Here is a short video covering our training program and several fires that we have responded to in the last few months.
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.
Port of San Diego Harbor Police Crime Statistics
|August 2019||August 2020||% Change|
|Crimes with Violence||9||11||22%|
|Calls Responded to||N/A||4444||N/A|
|YTD 2019||YTD 2020||% Change|
|Crimes with Violence||58||53||-9%|
|Calls Responded to||N/A||33869||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.
Hail us on
Chief of the Harbor Police
619.223.1133 or 9-1-1
VHF Marine Channel 16
Port of San Diego Harbor Police Training Documents