Public Safety

There are 40 programs in the Public Safety Category.

California Amber Alert System
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Amber Alert empowers law enforcement, the media and the public to combat abduction by sending out immediate, up-to-date information that aids in the child's safe recovery. Using radio, television, the internet, highway information signs, and even cell phone networks, Amber Alert gives the public the information needed to help locate abducted children.The Amber Alert Program has helped in successfully recovering over two hundred children since it was established statewide in Calif...

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (Adult Parole Operations)
Eligibility: Parolees in San Joaquin, Amador, Calaveras, Stanislaus, Tuolumne, and Merced counties.
Fees: None

California Department of Correction and Rehabiliation - Division of Adult Parole Operations offers the following services for parolees currently under Adult Parole Supervision: Adult Computer Literacy Lab (CLLC): a computer based program designed to offer parolees educational assistance in obtaining a basic education through the GED level.Substance Abuse Treatment and Recovery (STAR): assist in learning and developing positive life skills to combat a cycle of addictive behaviors.Parolee Outpatie...

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (Computer Literacy Learning Center Program - CLLC or Literacy Lab)
Eligibility: Parolees in San Joaquin, Amador, Calaveras, Stanislaus, Tuolumne and Merced counties.
Fees: None.

Located in parole offices, the CLLC or Literacy Lab is a computer-assisted instructional program designed to increase the literacy skills of parolees, resulting in increased employability and parolee success. Teachers provide classroom instruction which focuses on basic proficiency in reading, writing and math skills. Students are placed in the CLLC according to their ability and proceed at their own pace, receiving training in life skills and employment competency, with a progression toward e...

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (Substance Abuse Treatment and Recovery Program - STAR)
Eligibility: Parolees in San Joaquin, Amador, Calaveras, Stanislaus, Tuolumne and Merced counties.
Fees: None

Located in parole offices, STAR is a cognitive behavioral program that provides substance abuse and relapse prevention to parolees in need of substance abuse education. The 20-day program, offered on an open entry/exit basis, is taught by California certified teachers and utilizes the Deciding, Evaluating, Understand, Counseling, Education (D.E.U.C.E.) curriculum model. The program assists participants in learning and developing positive life skills to combat a cycle of addictive behaviors....

California Highway Patrol (Stockton Communications Center)
Eligibility: Vary
Fees: None

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) remains committed in keeping the public safe everywhere. It is their sworn duty to go above and beyond the call of duty to prevent loss of life, injuries, and property damage. Their motto is "Safety, Service, and Security." They take a pro-active stance against crime, trying not only to protect our public, but by showing the public how to protect themselves. They promote safe driving for all ages, they have programs designed to teach kids about the dangers of...

City of Lodi Fire Department
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

The City of Lodi Fire Department's mission is to provide life, property, and environmental protection through prevention, education and mitigation services delivered with pride and integrity. The Department covers the City from four fire stations: Fire Station 1 is located in the downtown area. This station is the home of Engine 1 (2031), Truck 1 (2051), Squad 1 (2071*) and Battalion Chief 1(2011). Fire Station 2 is located on the eastside of Lodi. It has Engine 2 (2032) and the HazMat 1. (2...

City of Lodi Police Department
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

City of Lodi Police Department is responsible for enforcing state and federal laws and ordinances to include criminal investigations, apprehension, arrests and traffic regulation. They provide volunteer opportunities for seniors through the Senior Partners Program and youth, through the Cadet Program.

City of Manteca Police Department
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

City of Manteca Police Department is responsible for enforcing state and federal laws and ordinances to include criminal investigations, apprehension, arrests and traffic regulations.The police department also provides crime prevention and community awareness programs. The police department works with community groups on programs for kids, young adults and senior citizens.

City of Ripon Fire District
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

The Ripon Fire District covers an area of approximately 55 square miles. Only 3.5 square miles is within the city limits. The original Ripon Fire District was created in 1921, before the City of Ripon incorporated, and consisted of one square mile. The Ripon Fire District serves a Safe Baby Surrender site. A distressed parent who is unable or unwilling to care for a baby can legally, confidentially and safely give up a baby within three days of birth under the Safely Surrendered Baby Law which...

City of Ripon Police Department
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

City of Ripon Police Department is responsible for enforcing state and federal laws and ordinances to include criminal investigations, apprehension, arrests and traffic regulation.

City of Stockton (Office of Violence Prevention/ Peacekeepers/ Role Model Mentor)
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Operation Peacekeeper Outreach Workers are street-wise men and women trained in: conflict resolution mediation community organizing mentoring case management They work in schools and neighborhoods, wherever there are young people at risk of violence. Workers respond to areas where violent crimes have occurred to talk with the youth and their families to prevent retaliations.Operation Peacekeeper uses outreach workers in collaboration with government, community-based and faith-based organizati...

City of Stockton Fire Department
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

The Stockton Fire Department staffs 12 fire stations housing 12 engine companies and 3 truck companies. Each fire station has one fire engine and the truck companies are located at Stations 2, 3, and 7. In addition, the Training Division, and Communications Division are quartered at the central fire station, Station 2. Their Hazardous Material (Haz Mat) Team is staffed by Station 10, Swift Water and Dive Rescue Team is staffed by Station 6, and Urban Search and Rescue Team is staffed by Station ...

City of Stockton Fire Department (Juvenile Firesetter Education Program)
Eligibility: Please see below.
Fees: None

Juvenile Firesetter Education Program provides educational services to children ages 4 to 14 years, that are considered firestarters. The program is also offered to teens. Please call for more information.

City of Stockton Police Department
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

City of Stockton Police Department is responsible for enforcing state and federal laws and ordinances to include criminal investigations, apprehension, arrests and traffic regulation.The Gang Unit is a cooperative effort between the Stockton Police Department and Probation Department to identify teenage and adult gangsters, investigate gang-related offenses, suppress gang violence and supervise documented gangsters who are placed on probation by the Courts.Other important numbers: (209) 937-8666...

City of Stockton Police Department (Neighborhood Services Section - Code Enforcement)
Eligibility: None
Fees:

Neighborhood Services (Code Enforcement) is dedicated to providing a high quality of life for all its residents. With this goal in mind, the Neighborhood Services Division was developed to respond to concerns related to unsafe, unhealthy or unsightly conditions in homes and neighborhoods. The Neighborhood Services Division enforces many types of city codes, building codes, vehicle codes and housing codes to prevent and abate nuisances on private property. Enforcement on such issues such as ope...

City of Tracy Fire Department
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

The Tracy Fire Department’s goal is to constantly provide the best possible service to the citizens of Tracy and Tracy Rural. The Department exists to serve and protect the citizens of the community.The following are the locations of each of the City of Tracy Fire Stations:Fire Station 91: 1701 West 11th StreetFire Station 92: 1035 East Grantline RoadFire Station 93: 1400 West Durham Ferry RoadFire Station 94: 16502 West Schulte RoadFire Station 96: 1800 West Grant Line RoadFire Station 97: 59...

City of Tracy Police Department
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

City of Tracy Police Department is responsible for enforcing state and federal laws and ordinances to include criminal investigations, apprehension, arrests and traffic regulation.

Clements Fire District
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Clements Fire District's mission is to protect life, property, and wildlands, in order to enhance the economic, environmental, and social benefits derived from these resources within the boundaries of the District. To provide "all risk" services to Clements and surrounding communities, the District will maintain cooperative agreements with Local, State and Federal agencies. The District will ensure that it's members, individually and collectively, strive to meet the intent of the mission of the ...

Collegeville Fire District
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

The Collegeville Rural Fire Protection District (FPD) was formed in 1962 under the Health and Safety Code 13800-13970. The District is the only all-volunteer fire district in the County and provides fire protection, suppression and prevention, hazardous materials, and basic emergency medical services. The District’s service boundary is approximately 28.4 square miles and is centrally located within the County. The District is bounded by Farmington FPD to the east, Escalon and Ripon Consolidated...

Escalon Fire District
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

The Escalon Consolidated Fire Protection District (FPD) was formed in 1982 with the consolidation of the Escalon Rural County Fire Protection District and the Escalon Fire Protection District. Both fire districts operated from one fire station located near the City center and were volunteer fire districts. The Consolidated District is a combination fire district with both paid and on-call volunteers. The District’s service boundary is approximately 64 square miles and covers the southeastern ...

Farmington Fire District
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

The Farmington Fire Protection District (FPD) was formed in 1936 under the Fire District Act of 1987. The District currently offers fire protection, suppression and prevention, fire inspection, hazardous material, and basic and emergency medical services. The District’s service area is approximately 100 square miles and is located in the eastern portion of the County between Copperopolis Road to the north, Dodds Road to the South, Jack Tone Road to the west and the County border on the east. The...

French Camp McKinley Fire District
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

The French Camp-McKinley Fire Protection District was formed in 1946 under the Health and Safety Code 13800-13970. It is the Mission of the French Camp McKinley Fire District to protect life, property and the environment through professional and efficient emergent and non-emergent services. The District currently provides fire protection, suppression and prevention, inspection, hazardous material, water rescue, and emergency medical services. The District’s service boundary is approximately ...

Lathrop Police Services, City of Lathrop
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Lathrop Police Services is responsible for enforcing state and federal laws and ordinances, protecting lives and property, conducting criminal investigations, traffic enforcements, and promoting partnerships within our community.

Lathrop-Manteca Fire District
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

The Lathrop-Manteca Fire Protection District was established in 1936 to provide fire protection for the township of Lathrop, rural Lathrop and rural Manteca. The District staffs four strategically located fire stations with career personnel, as well as volunteer firefighters. The District offers a variety of the following community outreach:Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program is centered around an all-risk, all-hazard training course. The LMFD sponsored course is delivered in ...

Liberty Fire District
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Liberty Rural Fire District was formed in 1946 under the Health and Safety Code 13800-13970. The District currently provides fire protection and prevention, fire inspection, hazardous material awareness, and basic emergency medical services. The District’s service boundary is approximately 36 square miles and is located adjacent to the north county line, between Highway 99 and Jack Tone Road.

Linden Peters Fire District
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Linden Peters Rural Fire District was formed in 1937 under the California Health and Safety Code, Section 13800. The District currently provides fire protection, suppression and prevention, inspection and plan review, hazardous material, water rescue, and emergency medical services. The District’s service boundary is approximately 127 square miles and is located in the eastern portion of the County easterly from Beecher Road between Harney Lane and Copperopolis to the eastern County line. The D...

Mokelumne Fire District
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

The Mokelumne Rural County Fire District (FPD) was formed in 1947. The District currently provides fire protection, suppression and prevention, inspection, plan check, water rescue, urban search and rescue, and emergency medical services. The District’s service boundary is approximately 64 square miles and is located in the northern area of the County between the Mokelumne River and Live Oak Road. The District serves the communities of Lockeford and Victor. The majority of the District is desig...

Montezuma Fire District
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

The Montezuma Fire District serves approximately 9.6 square miles of the unincorporated areas of Southeast Stockton, and the Stockton Metropolitan Airport. Having a mix of industrial, residential, commercial, a section of Highway 99, together with the Stockton Metro Airport and the surrounding business park. The Stockton Metropolitan Airport serves corporate and general aviation aircraft. It can accommodate large jet transports via an 10,680-foot primary instrument runway and a 4,458-foot gener...

San Joaquin County Department of Child Support Services
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

San Joaquin County Department of Child Support Services provides the following services: paternity testing, establishment of child support orders, child support modifications and the collection and distribution of child support payments. Child support payments can be intercepted from wages, IRS tax returns, franchise tax, disability and lottery winnings. Additionally, unpaid child support payments may result in liens on real and personal property and Worker's Compensation.

San Joaquin County District Attorney
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

San Joaquin County District Attorney's Office provides protection for those who are witnesses and/or victims of crime or consumer fraud by prosecuting criminal acts aggressively and fairly. They seek to protect the law-abiding and create a safer environment in which the population may live and prosper. The office has a staff of 192 employees including 78 attorneys, 32 investigators, and additional support personnel located in downtown Stockton, the Juvenile Justice Center in French Camp, and co...

San Joaquin County Probation Department (Adult Division)
Eligibility: San Joaquin County residents.
Fees: Court ordered probation fees.

San Joaquin County Probation Department, Adult Division is a major partner in the justice system. While working with public and private entities, its goal is to increase opportunities for individuals at risk and offenders to experience success in socially and legally acceptable ways, using cost effective programming. For those who choose not to make positive changes, the Division will recommend and impose consequences, thereby holding offenders accountable and protecting public interest and s...

San Joaquin County Probation Department (Juvenile Division)
Eligibility: Ages 7 to 21 years, delinquent (juvenile) and criminal (adult).
Fees: Minimal

The San Joaquin County Probation Department is a partner in the Sierra Health Foundation's Positive Youth Justice Initiative (PYJI). The Department and its Community Partners are changing systems,strengthening support services and increasing awareness countywide to improve the outcomes for crossover youth – young people who have experienced significant trauma, have a history in the child welfare and foster care systems, and are now drawn into the juvenile justice system. The county has a strong ...

San Joaquin County Probation Department (Project 654)
Eligibility: 7-12 graders who are not on probation and are referred by the school district, the Probation Department, or parents.
Fees: None

Project 654 is a joint program of the San Joaquin County Probation Department and San Joaquin County Office of Education (SJCOE). Probation officers and probation assistants are stationed at various county ONE schools within the community. Their goal is to keep students in school and out of the juvenile justice system. Students attending the SJCOE Community School Program enter into a contract for a duration of six months provided that the students and parents are willing to participate in th...

San Joaquin County Probation Department (Proposition 36)
Eligibility: Non-violent defendants, probationers, and parolees charged with simple drug possession or drug use offenses and referred by the District Attorney/Courts.
Fees: Sliding scale.

Proposition 36 is a program that allows for court referrals to substance abuse treatment programs in lieu of jail.

San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Sheriff’s Office, like City Police, is responsible for enforcing state and federal laws and ordinances to include criminal investigations, apprehension, arrests and traffic regulation. The Sheriff’s Office has primary jurisdiction for these services in the unincorporated areas of the county.The Sheriff is also the Coroner and Public Administrator for the county. The Coroner investigates all suspicious deaths and deaths falling under the guidelines established in the Government Code. As the Pu...

San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office
Eligibility: None
Fees: Vary

The Office of the Sheriff for San Joaquin County has existed since 1850 and is dedicated to delivering quality service through the creation of partnerships with the people we serve. With community partnerships as our foundation, we are driven by goals to enhance the quality of life, investigating problems as well as incidents, seeking solutions, and fostering a sense of security in communities and individuals. The San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office oversees the following divisions:Animal Ser...

San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office (Explorer Program)
Eligibility: Youth interested in pursuing a career in law enforcement.
Fees: None

The goal of the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office Explorer Cadet Program is to create new inroads of understanding between youth, law enforcement, and the community. Explorer Cadets receive extensive training and then actively participate in community affairs and non-hazardous law enforcement activities. Subjects such as community relations, criminal law, demeanor, firearms, safety, narcotics control, police procedures and weaponless defense will be taught. All trainees are required to unde...

Thornton Fire District
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Thornton Rural Fire Protection District was formed in 1951 under the California Health and Safety Code, Section 13800. The Thornton Rural Fire Protection District currently provides fire protection, suppression and prevention, inspection, hazardous material, and emergency medical services to a service area that is approximately 43.8 square miles. The District is located in the northwest portion of the County. The District serves the community of Thornton and adjacent agricultural areas.

Waterloo-Morada Fire District
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Waterloo-Morada Rural County Fire Protection District was formed in 1947 under the California Health and Safety Code, Section 13800. The District provides fire protection, prevention and suppression, hazardous material, water rescue, and emergency medical services. The District’s existing service boundary is approximately 36 square miles and is located to the east of Stockton, south of Live Oak Road, west of Beecher Road, and north of Highway 26. Included within the boundary are the communities...

Woodbridge Fire District
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Woodbridge Rural Fire District (FPD) was formed in 1942 under the California Health and Safety Code, Section 13800. The District currently provides fire protection, prevention and suppression, fire inspection, hazardous materials, water rescue and basic emergency medical service. The District is one of two districts that have a Mass Decontamination Unit which is located at Station 73. The other unit is located at Escalon FPD. The Woodbridge FPD provides service to an area that is approximately ...