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 »

2014 Citizen’s Police Academy

The El Cajon Police Department is now accepting applications for the 2014 Citizen’s Police Academy. The Citizen’s Police Academy is a ten-week program that allows members of the community to learn how their police department functions from the inside – 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

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 »

Operations Captain

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 »