About Us

The Police Department provides law enforcement and policing services to the City of Lodi. We have 71 authorized sworn officers and 48 civilian employees. The Police Department responds to approximately 38,000 calls for service each year.

The department is divided into 2 divisions. The Operations Division responds to the majority of calls for service and is made up of Patrol, Traffic, Parks, School Resource, Community Liaison, and Community Service Officers. The Chaplains, Partners, and Crime Prevention are also a part of the Operations Division.

The Support Services Division is comprised of the Office of Professional Standards, Investigations, Dispatch/Jail, Animal Services, and Records. The General Investigations Unit is responsible for the majority of follow-up investigations which include homicide, assaults, robbery, and child abuse. The Special Investigations Unit focuses on drug, gang, and vice offenses.  

The City of Lodi has a population of more than 66,000 residents.

Mission

The mission of the Lodi Police Department is to ensure the safety and security of our community by reducing crime, creating strong partnerships, and investing in our employees to prepare for the future.