Hours of Operation

The El Cajon Police Department business offices are open Monday – Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on alternating Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. We are CLOSED every other Friday. See list of dates below.

On CLOSED Fridays, the office will open for vehicle releases only (9am – 5pm)

Registration Hours

Sex & Arson Registration Tues., Wed., & Thurs 9:00 a.m. – noon
Narcotic Registration Wed & Thurs. 9:00 – noon
Fingerprinting for misd. arrests Tues. 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.


Property Room Hours

Monday-Thursday 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
on alternating Fridays 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

On CLOSED Fridays, the Property Room will be open by appointment only (619) 579-3379
**** It is recommended that you call (619) 579-3379 to make sure that your property is ready to be released to you****

If you are unsure about whether we are closed on a particular Friday, please call.

Here is a list of our CLOSED Fridays throughout 2015.

1/2/2015
1/16/2015
1/30/2015
2/13/2015
2/27/2015
3/13/2015
3/27/2015
4/10/2014
4/24/2015
5/8/2015
5/22/2015
6/5/2015
6/19/2015
7/3/2015
7/17/2015
7/31/2015
8/14/2015
8/28/2015
9/11/2015
9/25/2015
10/9/2015
10/23/2015
11/6/2015
11/20/2015
12/4/2015
12/18/2015