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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

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.

BOLO 8/17/20

BOLO 9/08/20


If you have information, please contact Port of San Diego Harbor Police:
Front Desk: 619.686.6570

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


Port of San Diego Harbor Police Crime Statistics

 August 2019 vs. August 2020
  August 2019 August 2020 % Change
Arrests 233 224 -4%
Crime Reports 530 506 -5%
Crimes with Violence 9 11 22%
Property Crimes 86 79 -8%
Calls Responded to N/A 4444 N/A


Jan. 1 to August 31, 2019 vs. Jan. 1 to August 31, 2020
  YTD 2019 YTD 2020 % Change
Arrests     1542 1430 -7%
Crime Reports 3499 3061 -13%
Crimes with Violence 58 53 -9%
Property Crimes 615 511 -18%
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

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



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Chief of the Harbor Police  



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Mooring Office

619.223.1133 or 9-1-1


VHF Marine Channel 16






Port of San Diego Harbor Police Training Documents