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Welcome to the Escondido Police Department website. This site is one of the many ways in which we engage with the community and connect you with the law enforcement services we provide.


We are a community-based police department and through engagement, commitment to trust, and enduring partnerships, we will continue to enhance public safety and the quality of life for the City of Escondido.


I am excited to be your Police Chief. I look forward to our continued collaboration as we work together to keep our city clean, safe, and efficient.


Ed Varso - Chief of Police

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Monday, March 30, 2020 11:23:00 AM
NEWS RELEASE – Arrest of Dr. Leng Thai Ky FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Det. Therese Ruiz DATE: 03-30-2020 Prepared by: Lt. Chris Lick, PHONE: (760) 839-4444 On Saturday, March 28th, 2020, a female victim reported to . . . read more
Thursday, March 19, 2020 9:30:00 AM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Lt. Kevin Toth DATE: March 19, 2020 PHONE: 760-839-4444 ESCONDIDO POLICE CONDUCT SHOULDER TAP OPERATION ESCONDIDO – On March 14, 2020, the . . . read more
Thursday, March 19, 2020 9:00:00 AM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Lt. Kevin Toth DATE: March 19, 2020 PHONE: 760-839-4444 Escondido Police Conduct Operations to Ensure Compliance of Alcohol Licensed Businesses . . . read more