St. Patrick’s Day Half Marathon Delays

Main St in El Cajon will be closed to all vehicle traffic from Sunshine Ave to Second St (Jamacha Road) between 7:30 am and 11:00 am. Jamacha Road will be open to vehicle traffic in both directions, but will be more »

Citizen’s Academy 2015

El Cajon Police Citizen’s Academy Begins March 18. The El Cajon Police Department is now accepting applications for the 2015 Citizen’s Police Academy. The Citizen’s Police Academy is a ten-week program that allows members of the community to learn how more »

Check Before You Step

The El Cajon Police Department would like to remind pedestrians to always cross at intersections controlled by traffic control devices and crosswalks. When walking at night, wear bright or reflective colors that are more visible to drivers. To learn more more »


Chief Of Police

Chief-JRedmanChief Jim Redman was born in San Diego, California. He graduated from El Capitan High School in 1977 and is a long time resident of El Cajon. The Department hired him as a Police Officer in 1988. He has worked more »

Support Commander

Arvan_croppedCaptain Jeff Arvan is a San Diego native and graduated from Christian High School here in El Cajon. He joined the department as a police cadet in 1985 and as an officer in1989, transferred to Investigations in 1999, promoted to more »

Operations Captain

Cap-JDavis-1Captain Jeff Davis has been with the City of El Cajon Police Department for over 27 years as both a volunteer and employee. He volunteered with the department in 1984 as a Reserve Police Officer and was hired by the more »