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 »

Vacation Home Checks

As an El Cajon resident, you have the advantage of a Retired Senior Volunteer Patrol (RSVP) program in your city. The El Cajon Police Department’s Retired Senior Volunteer Patrol is pleased to offer a free “Vacation Home Check Program” to more »

YANA Volunteers Wanted

The El Cajon Police Department is seeking volunteers who would like to participate in the You Are Not Alone (YANA) program. The Department’s YANA program ensures a weekly personal visit from a YANA Volunteer accompanied by a member of the 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 »