About HB Police Department
About the Huntington Beach Police Department
The Huntington Beach Police Department currently has 230 funded sworn positions. These officers work a variety of details including:
- Patrol, Detectives and Narcotics Investigators
- Directed Enforcement Team
- Gang Unit, SWAT and Beach Detail
- Air Support Unit (ASU) and Motorcycle Traffic Officers
- Homeless Task Force
- Mounted Enforcement Unit (MEU) and Police Service Dog (K-9 Unit)
There are 150 civilian positions in the police department. Some of their roles include:
- Parking Control Officers
- Records Clerks
- Communication Operators
- Crime Scene Investigators (CSI)
- Detention Officers
- Community Services Officers (CSO)
- Personnel / Human Resources
- Community Relations / Volunteer Program
- Administrative Support
These individuals are responsible for providing law enforcement services to over 200,000 residents and 11 million visitors to Huntington Beach every year. All 32 square miles of the city and 8.5 miles of beaches are patrolled by the police department using police vehicles, ATVs, motorcycles, helicopters and on foot.
The Huntington Beach Police Department employees are committed to serving the community with honor.
Did you know?
The city has over 1,000 parking spaces near the beach! You can purchase the Annual Beach Parking pass that allows discounted parking prices near the City beach. Learn more
about this beach parking pass.
City of Huntington Beach
2000 Main Street
Huntington Beach, CA
Request non-emergency police service:
Fax: (714) 536-5605
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