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

David Cramer - Interim Chief of Police



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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


Tuesday, November 8, 2022 12:48:00 PM
NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Lt. Suzanne Baeder DATE: 11-08-2022 PHONE: 760-839-4444 Escondido Police . . . read more
Sunday, October 23, 2022 12:09:00 AM
While conducting a DUI checkpoint on October 22, 2022, Escondido Police arrested one motorist for driving under the influence of alcohol. The checkpoint was held at El Norte Parkway and Ash Street from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. 19 drivers . . . read more
Thursday, October 20, 2022 7:05:00 AM
The Escondido Police Department will hold a DUI Checkpoint on Saturday, October 22, 2022 beginning at 6:00 PM at an undisclosed location within the Escondido city limits. Checkpoint locations are chosen based on a history of DUI crashes and . . . read more

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