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Central Division

Currently, all SDPD facility lobbies are closed to the public. If you have an emergency, dial 9-1-1. For 24-hour non-emergencies and assistance, dial 619-531-2000.

The Central Division serves the neighborhoods of Balboa Park, Barrio Logan, Core-Columbia, Cortez, East Village, Gaslamp, Golden Hill, Grant Hill, Harborview, Horton Plaza, Little Italy, Logan Heights, Marina, Park West, Petco, Sherman Heights, South Park and Stockton.

Central Division serves a population of 103,524 people and encompasses 9.7 square miles.

Address: 2501 Imperial Avenue
San Diego, CA 92102
Phone: 619-744-9500
TTY:  619-234-2477
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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Engraving Property

Engraving Tools can be checked out to label your property at Central Division.

Vacation House Checks

Police volunteers can conduct a security check on your home while you are on vacation. To request this service contact Central Division.

"You Are Not Alone" YANA Checks

If you know someone who is elderly or disabled and also alone, police volunteers can stop by and check on these people regularly. To request this service, contact Central Division.