Chief’s Welcome Message


I would like to take this opportunity to express my sincere commitment to ensuring the safety of the citizens of El Cajon—a city rich in diversity and civic pride. Our department is a responsive and caring organization dedicated to our established practice of community oriented policing. It is my goal as your Police Chief to see that our department provides the citizens of El Cajon with the highest quality of service. We recognize the value and effectiveness of community partnerships and work in cooperation with city government, community groups and service organizations, businesses, and residents.

The highly trained men and women of the El Cajon Police Department take pride in their strong ethics and desire to make a positive difference. It is important that our community stay connected and informed of our prevention efforts and how we can work together to benefit our great city. I welcome your comments and hope this website serves as a useful source of information. Please take some time to explore our webpage and its links to learn more about us and the services we provide.

Jim Redman, Chief of Police