Joseph Stilinovich

Chief of Police

Telephone: 562.799.4100 Ext. 1123



On behalf of the men and women of the Seal Beach Police Department, I welcome you to our official website.  I hope this website will help you connect with our Department when you need our help, or simply provide you with information about the numerous services the City of Seal Beach Police Department provides our community.    

 The Seal Beach Police Department strives to deliver that “small town” feeling of knowing your police officers while providing progressive and professional police service to the community.   You are just as likely to find us walking a beat as you are to find us using cutting edge technology to solve a crime.  We are dedicated to engaging our community at all levels and maintaining the trust given to us by you.  

The mission of the Seal Beach Police Department is to drive down crime and improve the quality of life for residents and visitors.  This mission is a team sport.  We work with our businesses, neighborhood and civic leaders, and our fellow city partners to find collaborative, sustainable solutions to issues facing our community.  It is the strong partnerships found in our city that allow us all to enjoy such a high quality of life in Seal Beach.  

I hope that you will take advantage of the many opportunities to be involved in our community and Department.  As you browse our website, you’ll learn that there are many ways that you can become a partner with us. If I or any of our staff can be of service, please do not hesitate to email me at 

On behalf of the fine women and men of the Seal Beach Police Department, I would like to thank you for visiting our website.  Thank you for allowing me to serve. 


Chief Joe