Chief Of Police


Chief 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


Captain 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


Captain 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 »

Juvenile Law Information

Juvenile Law Information For Parents And Youth Communities Against Substance Abuse and the El Cajon Police Department encourage you to understand the laws that protect the safety and well-being of children in our community. Adults and children, should review this more »

Animal Control

The El Cajon Animal Shelter is located at: 1275 N. Marshall Avenue, El Cajon, CA 92020 Phone: (619) 441-1580 E-Mail: ECAC@ci.el-cajon.ca.us Directions PDF The shelter is open to the public from 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM, Tuesday through Saturday. It more »