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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.

Our mission is to protect our community through exceptional police service.

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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Register Your Alarm

To register residential or commercial alarms, please visit https://escondidoca.citysupport.org/

California Megan's Law

The Megan's Law Website provides information on registered sex offenders pursuant to California Penal Code § 290.46 so that members of the public can better protect themselves and their families


Sunday, September 19, 2021 10:00:00 AM
NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Lt. Scott Walters DATE: September 19, 2021 PHONE: (760) 839-4728 The Escondido Police Department conducted a DUI checkpoint on Saturday, September 18, 2021. The . . . read more
Sunday, September 19, 2021 8:00:00 AM
NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Lt. Scott Walters DATE: September 19, 2021 PHONE: (760) 839-4728 As part of Child Passenger Safety Week, the Escondido Police Department wants to make . . . read more
Saturday, September 18, 2021 12:37:00 AM
NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Lt. Bode Berreth DATE: September 18, 2021 PHONE: . . . read more

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