The Lodi Police Department subscribes to the community policing philosophy and works closely with neighborhood groups and business owners to promote a safer community. This approach builds on basic policing practices and emphasizes prevention.
The city is divided into three districts that encompass five patrol beats. This allows officers, assigned to a particular district, the ability to get to know the citizens living there and address crime-related problems through the use of preventative measures.
The Sunset District’s geographical borders are generally east to Hutchins Street, north to city limits, west to the city limits, and south to city limits. The Sunset District is under the command of:
- Lieutenant Tim Fritz
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- Sergeant Dominick Carillo (Beat 1)
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- Sergeant Mark Werdon (Beat 3)
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The Heritage District’s geographical borders are generally west to Hutchins Street, north to the city limits, east to the city limits and south to city limits but excluding the area of the Central District. The Heritage district is under the command of:
- Lieutenant Sean Blandford
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- Sergeant Elias Ambriz (Beat 2)
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- Sergeant Mitch LeStrange (Beat 4)
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The Central District’s geographical borders are generally west to Hutchins Street, north to Elm Street, south to Vine Street and East to Cherokee lane. The Central District is under the command of:
- Lieutenant Shad Canestrino
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- Sergeant Eric Shaw (Beat 5)
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Connect to the Statistics page, which includes data for the patrol districts.