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Tip Line

Do you have information about a crime?

Please call the Anonymous Tip Line at 760-743-8477 (TIPS) or submit your tip online.

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Escondido Police Department is currently hiring police officers.
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File Online Crime Report

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Customer Feedback Form

Internet and Cell Phone Safety for Kids

Police responses in your neighborhood can be found at My Neighborhood Update

Traffic Enforcement Motors

Assists residents in improving the quality of life with respect to traffic safety.

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Call 9-1-1 to report medical emergencies and crimes in progress.

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Police & Fire Headquarters

Police & Fire Headquarters

Located at 1163 North Centre City Parkway in Escondido, California.

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K-9 Unit

K-9 Unit

Helps apprehend criminals, and locate evidence, narcotics, and explosives.

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Patrol Bureau

Patrol Bureau

Responds to emergency and routine calls for police service 24 hours a day.

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The Escondido Police Department Mission Statement -To enhance public safety and the quality of life in our community by fostering trust and preserving peace.


The core values of the Escondido Police Department:

Integrity – A departmental commitment to ethical conduct with honesty and strong moral principles

Professionalism – Consistently providing excellent police services with the highest level of knowledge, skill and personal conduct

Service – A commitment to provide assistance through courtesy, compassion and teamwork

Accountability – Ensuring our decisions and actions are held to the highest standards and expectations.

NTP Webpage

Neighborhood Transformation Project

West Escondido 

Offender Watch

Offender Watch

Search and register for e-mail alerts of sex offenders in the city of Escondido.

Contact Numbers

Dispatch (24-hour) 760-839-4722
Child Protective Svcs 800-344-6000
Safety Tip Line 760-743-8477
Crime Prevention 760-839-4425
Crime Suppression 760-839-4955
Gang Hotline 760-839-4973
Business Office 760-839-4721
Information Line 760-839-4721
Investigations 760-839-4717
Property/Evidence 760-839-4740
Speakers Bureau 760-839-4956
Tours/Special Events 760-839-4961
Traffic Unit 760-839-4728