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The Stockton Police Department is dedicated to making a difference in our community.

With over 400 sworn Officers and over 150 civilian personnel, the Stockton Police Department offers rewarding opportunities.  

We encourage you to review the positions we have available both sworn officer and civilian.

Do you have questions? Contact a Recruiter and we can help.

Our Recruiting Team travels to numerous events both local and throughout the state to find the best possible talent.

Come to a recruiting event and meet us in person. 





Friends of A.J. who need good homes

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Adoptable Dogs
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Adoptable Cats
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Other types of adoptable pets
Friends of SPD K-9 A.J. who are available for adoption

The Stockton Police Department Strategic Plan:

The Stockton Police Department is an outstanding organization that also recognizes the need and opportunity for continual improvement.   

To that end, our Strategic Plan is the result of much collaboration among SPD staff.

We are excited to move forward in pursuit of the goals and objectives included in this strategic plan and are confident this plan's successful implementation will keep the SPD positioned at the forefront of contemporary, effective, law enforcement organizations nationwide. 

The Stockton Police Department will focus on accomplishing the following goals over the next three years:

  • Reduce crime and blight
  • Increase trust between the community and police
  • Recruit and hire a qualified, diverse workforce
  • Employ staff who are highly trained, knowledgeable, and prepared
View a copy of the Stockton Police Departments 2020-2022 Strategic Plan. 



Service Spotlight

Family Services

Our Family Services programs are focused on providing all Stockton residents with the support they need to keep all members of their families safe and informed.


Officer Eugene Kolosov shows his UAS aerial footage to families at Lock Lammond park.