SUSD Department
of Public Safety

Remains operational 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and committed to the District’s overall safety.
During this time the Dispatch Center remains available for calls for service and officers are on duty.
SUSD Board of Education holds press release in support of our District Police


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On behalf of Stockton Unified School District Department of Public Safety, I wish you a warm welcome. Please be sure to visit all menu options, and check back frequently for updates.

Richard Barries


About Us

The Stockton Unified School District Department of Public Safety is one of a handful of specialized K-12 police agencies in California. The Department works 24/7 with a focus on students, staff, schools, and safety/security, and serves more than 40,000 students, faculty, and staff at more than 60 schools in the greater Stockton community. Authorized staffing includes 37 sworn officers, 8 dispatchers, 3 professional staff and 90 civilian safety and security personnel. Sworn personnel of the Department are peace officers pursuant to Penal Code 830.32 and Education Code 38000 . The Department has been certified by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training since 1989.


  • The Mission of the Stockton Unified School District Department of Public Safety is to advocate for equality and inclusivity by embracing a guardian mentality to reduce disproportionality and promote a positive educational environment; to create and maintain a vital, healthy, safe and just community and to improve the quality of life for all.
  • The VISION of the Stockton Unified School District Department of Public Safety is to bring our core values to life in our work to prevent our students from entering the "School to Prison Pipeline" through the implementation of our

    Four Cornerstones of Redesigning School Safety:

    Restorative justice, Youth Engagement, Community Involvement, and a Holistic Approach.

Are you looking for the opportunity to make a difference in your community?...Are you ready to safeguard the future?...If so, we want to hear from you!