The Stockton Police Department was founded August 14, 1850, when the city
covered about 4.3 square miles and was protected by 17 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.

Stockton Police Organizational Chart

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
54
 Police Officers
408
 Police Telecommunicators
45 
 Civilian Personnel
158
 Volunteers
127

 

Vehicle fleet used by the Stockton Police Department includes:

 

 Vehicle Type
 Vehicle Count
 Marked Vehicles
 262
 Unmarked Vehicles
 146
 Motorcycles
 12
 Evidence Vans
 7
 Bicycles
 16
 Animal Control
 8
 Miscellaneous
 21