Pages classified as 'News' are about recent and important events. 'News' content can be accessed from a link on the front page. If the page needs to stay on the site, a more permanent location can be developed for its placement. Content shouldn't be classified as news for longer than about 10 months or so.

January 2, 2015

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 »

June 23, 2014

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 »

January 7, 2014

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 »

August 13, 2013

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Button

The objective of the El Cajon Police Department’s volunteer programs is to provide auxiliary support services throughout the department. As a result, the police department is able to provide a higher level of service to the citizens of El Cajon more »

July 30, 2013

Indian Gaming Grant Press Release

El Cajon Police Department is happy to announce it has been awarded $12,078 in FY2012-13 Indian Gaming Local Community Benefit Committee grant funding.  The department is honored to receive this award, which will be used to help the City offset more »

July 8, 2013

Crime Mapping

Visit to view regional crime maps and get automated e-mail alerts of crimes in your neighborhood! You can view maps in either a satellite photo view or on a road map. Just enter an address or a location (Balboa more »