Quality of Life Resources

Homeless Providers and Services

The City of San Diego strives to assist individuals and families experiencing homelessness by providing the most useful and direct resources for information and services. For those needing shelter, food or meals, clothing, or other types of assistance, contact 211 San Diego. 211 San Diego operators access a centralized database of agencies, shelters, and services for people who are homeless or have other community needs. Their services are available online or by phone throughout the City and County of San Diego.

Addressing Illegal Activity

Reporting Non-Emergencies

When illegal activity in your neighborhoods is causing a negative impact on quality of life, the most important thing that can be done to address the issue is to call the police non-emergency line at (619) 531-2000. This will be your first stop for reporting drug activity, property crimes, illegally parked oversized vehicles, and any other illegal activity that is not an emergency. If for any reason you are having trouble connecting to the non-emergency line by phone, you can also file a police report for certain non-emergencies through the Citizen’s Online Police Reporting System.

To report illegal narcotics activity, or to request more patrol units in an area you may fill out a Citizen Request Form with the San Diego Police Department.

For all emergencies, dial 9-1-1

Letter of Agency

An effective method for addressing chronic trespassing or illegal activity at your home or place of business is by submitting a PDF icon Letter of Agency with the police department. This form allows the San Diego Police Department to act as the agent for the owner of private property for purposes of enforcing laws against any person(s) found on the property without the owner's consent or without lawful purpose. This is an extremely useful tool and is strongly recommended for vacant properties, vacant lots, businesses or any properties upon which public nuisance activity and/or crime problems, including transient activity, drug activity, prostitution, graffiti or general trespass are occurring. You can learn more about submitting a Letter of Agency on the SDPD website.

Division Headquarter Information

San Diego Police Department Western Division

The Western Division serves the neighborhoods of Hillcrest, La Playa, Linda Vista, Loma Portal, Midtown, Midway District, Mission Hills, Mission Valley West, Morena, Ocean Beach, Old Town, Point Loma Heights, Roseville-Fleetridge, Sunset Cliffs, University Heights and Wooded Area. - See more at: https://www.sandiego.gov/police/services/divisions/western#sthash.e7iYfP4x.dpuf

The Western Division serves the neighborhoods of Hillcrest, La Playa, Linda Vista, Loma Portal, Midtown, Midway District, Mission Hills, Mission Valley West, Morena, Ocean Beach, Old Town, Point Loma Heights, Roseville-Fleetridge, Sunset Cliffs, University Heights and Wooded Area.

Western Division serves a population of 129,709 people and encompasses 22.7 square miles.

- See more at: https://www.sandiego.gov/police/services/divisions/western#sthash.e7iYfP4x.dpuf

 

The Western Division serves the neighborhoods of Hillcrest, La Playa, Linda Vista, Loma Portal, Midtown, Midway District, Mission Hills, Mission Valley West, Morena, Ocean Beach, Old Town, Point Loma Heights, Roseville-Fleetridge, Sunset Cliffs, University Heights and Wooded Area.

Western Division Website

San Diego Police Department Northern Division

The Northern Division serves the neighborhoods of Bay Ho, Bay Park Clairemont, La Jolla, Mission Bay, Mission Beach, Pacific Beach, Torrey Pines and University City.

Northern Division Website