The Stockton Police Department was founded August 14, 1850, when the city
covered about 4.3 square miles and was protected by 14 Officers and a
Chief of Police. San Joaquin County had a population of 3,647. 

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Today, Stockton has grown to 65 square miles with a population of over 315,592.  And the size and mission of the Stockton Police Department have grown too.

The Stockton Police Department, led by Chief Eric Jones, protects and serves the citizens of the 13th largest city in California with: 

 

 Designation  Number of Officials
 Chief of Police
     1
 Deputy Chiefs of Police
     2
 Police Captains
     5
 Police Lieutenants 
   17 
 Police Sergeants
  58
 Police Officers
402
 Police Telecommunicators
  47
 Civilian Personnel
179
 Volunteers
127