Escondido Police Department





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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Tuesday, January 21, 2020 8:07:00 AM
NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Officer Tom Venable DATE: January 21, 2020 PHONE: (760) 839-4483 PREPARED BY: Lt. Scott Walters . . . read more
Saturday, January 11, 2020 12:50:00 AM
NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: January 11, 2020 CONTACT: Lt. Chris Lick PHONE: 760-839-4444 30-Year-Old Escondido Resident killed On 01-10-20 at approximately 8:34 p.m., the . . . read more
Sunday, December 22, 2019 3:30:00 AM
NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Lt. Scott Walte DATE: 12/22/19 PHONE: (760) 839-4901 DUI Checkpoint Results The Escondido Police . . . read more
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