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City of Escondido

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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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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


Saturday, February 27, 2021 8:34:00 AM
NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Kevin Toth DATE: February 27, 2021 PHONE: (760) 839-4444 One Arrested at Escondido DUI Checkpoint While . . . read more
Wednesday, February 24, 2021 10:52:00 AM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Kevin Toth DATE: February 24, 2021 PHONE: (760) 839-4444 Escondido Police Department Holding DUI Checkpoint February 26th The . . . read more
Monday, February 22, 2021 8:57:00 AM
ESCONDIDO – On February 22, 2021 at approximately 7:45 a.m., The Escondido Police Department and allied agencies received information that the suspect was seen in a vacant apartment in the 700 block of West Lincoln. Tactical units quickly . . . read more

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