Stockton Police Union Warns Public Of Continuing Officer Shortage

There are currently 364 officers on the force, but the department is authorized for 485, according to the department.

The Stockton Police Officers Association point out a number of police units are understaffed and in need of more officers.

“I don’t think the community needs to be so afraid that they can’t go about their normal day, but they need to be cognizant that there are less police officers out there,” said Patrick High, President of the Stockton Police Officers Association.

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