We believe that giving the community a voice develops trustworthiness.  As servants to the public, your experience with the Stockton Police Department is important to us.  Positive or negative, hearing from you allows us to acknowledge the hard work and professionalism of some individuals, or helps us identify areas that may need improvement.  

To compliment an officer:

Please email us at police.chief@stocktonca.gov

Ways to file a citizen complaint: 

  • In person at the Stockton Police Department: 
  • Print and complete a Citizen Complaint Form
  • Forms are also available for pick up at all Public Library locations and in the City Clerk's Office in City Hall
  • Then mail or deliver the form to the:

Stockton Police Department
Professional Standards Section
22 East Weber Avenue, Stockton, CA 95202 



To phone in a complaint: 

  • Call the Watch Commander at (209) 937-8480 (24 hours a day)