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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

July Message from Chief Mark Stainbrook:

On June 24, 2020, the Port of San Diego Harbor Police Department recognized ten employees with Lifesaving Awards, seven of which attended a ceremony held at Harbor Police Headquarters. Lifesaving Awards are given to Harbor Police employees who give aid to someone in danger of losing their life.   

Read more about these Lifesaving Awards

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.

Please check back later for current BOLOs


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

 June 2019 vs. June 2020
  June 2019 June 2020 % Change
Arrests 249     174 -30%
Crime Reports 525 361 -31%
Crimes with Violence 4 4 0%
Property Crimes 83 55 -34%
Calls Responded to N/A 3861 N/A


Jan. 1 to June 30, 2019 vs. Jan. 1 to June 30, 2020
  YTD 2019 YTD 2020 % Change
Arrests     1034 1053 2%
Crime Reports 2677 2194 -18%
Crimes with Violence 42 38 -10%
Property Crimes 412 357 -13%
Calls Responded to N/A 25308 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  



Dive Permits

Mooring Office

619.223.1133 or 9-1-1


VHF Marine Channel 16






Port of San Diego Harbor Police Training Documents