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Commendations and Complaints


Commendations about police services can be made:

  • In person at any police facility
  • By telephone at (619) 531-2000
  • By email at (Note: This email address is not monitored 24/7.  To report emergencies or other issues please call 911 or 619-531-2000.  Thank you.)
  • By mail at:
    San Diego Police Department
    1401 Broadway, MS 700
    San Diego, CA 92101


A citizen who is dissatisfied with police services or believes they have witnessed or been a victim of policemisconduct can file a complaint using one or more of the following methods:

  • By telephone to the San Diego Police Department Communications Division at (619) 531-2000. A supervisor will be dispatched to contact the reporting citizen as soon as possible.
  • In person at any police facility.
  • By telephone or in writing to the Chief of Police:
    1401 Broadway, MS 700, San Diego, CA 92101
    (619) 531-2777
  • By telephone or in writing to the Internal Affairs Unit:
    1401 Broadway, MS 709, San Diego CA 92101
    (619) 531-2801
  • To the Office of the Mayor, City of San Diego, 202 C St., San Diego CA 92101
  • In person, by telephone or by writing to the Commission on Police Practices:
    202 C Street, MS 9A, San Diego CA 92101
    (619) 236-6296