Homelessness Issues

Homelessness is not a crime. The Tucson Police Department partners with government agencies and nonprofit organizations to meet the needs of people experiencing homelessness.

Find services for people experiencing or at risk of homelessness

Report issues involving homelessness

  • Abandoned property File an online report with Code Enforcement.
  • Public property encampment (parks, playgrounds, etc.): Email homelessprotocol@tucsonaz.gov so a Housing and Community Development outreach team can respond and connect people with services.
  • Private property encampment (abandoned, vacant property, etc.): Email TPDHOT@tucsonaz.gov so the Tucson Police Department's Homeless Outreach Team can respond and connect people with services.

Contact Us

Emergency: 911

Non-emergency: 520-791-4444

88-CRIME (website)

88-CRIME (520-882-7463)

Human Resources/Recruiting

520-791-COPS (2677) (2677)