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

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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

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.

The dangers of flying a recreational drone in the area of a wildfire are extreme. If you see a drone flying in the vicinity of a wildfire, please contact the local law enforcement agency to report the incident. It is illegal to resist or interfere with the efforts of firefighters to extinguish a fire. Visit the FAA's wildfire and drone website or the National Interagency Fire Center's (NIFC) no drone zone website for more information.


Contact Numbers

Communications (24-hour) 760-839-4722
Child Protective Svcs 800-344-6000
Safety Tip Line 760-743-8477
Crime Prevention 760-839-4425
Community Oriented Policing (COPPS) 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

Alarm Registration

Register Your Alarm

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

Offender Watch

Offender Watch

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

Nighborhood Transformation

Neighborhood Transformation Project

City Square Project