Critical Incident Community Briefing video published

The Escondido Police Department has released a Critical Incident Community Briefing video on an officer-involved shooting that occurred on Nov. 3, 2023 at the mobile home park at 2550 E. Valley Pkwy. The video can be viewed on in the City of . . . read more

One passenger killed, another injured as theft suspects crash while fleeing from police; driver arrested

Un pasajero muerto y otro herido cuando los sospechosos de robo se estrellan mientras huían de la policía; Conductor arrestado
On December 18, 2023 at about 10:28 p.m., Escondido police officers responded to the Dick’s Sporting Goods store on Auto Park Way on reports of a male and two females stealing merchandise. As officers arrived, the suspects entered a pickup truck and . . . read more

Police Make Three Arrests at DUI Checkpoint

La policía realiza tres arrestos en un puesto de control de DUI
While conducting a DUI checkpoint on December 16, Escondido Police arrested one motorist on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol. One driver was arrested on an outstanding warrant, and another was arrested for drug possession. In . . . read more

Escondido Police Department Holding DUI Checkpoint December 16

El Departamento de Policia de Escondido tiene un puesto de control de DUI el 16 de diciembre
Escondido, Calif. – On Saturday, December 16, the Escondido Police Department will conduct a driving under the influence (DUI) Checkpoint from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. at an undisclosed location. DUI checkpoint locations are determined based on data . . . read more


El 71º Desfile Anual de Navidad de Escondido
The Annual Escondido Christmas Parade, sponsored by the Escondido Jaycees, will be held on Saturday, December 9th at 10:00 a.m. to approximately 12:00 p.m. The parade will start on Escondido Blvd. next to Grape Day Park and will proceed south to . . . read more

Escondido Children’s Christmas Party

Fiesta de Navidad para Niños de Escondido
Every year the Escondido Police Department hosts an annual Children’s Christmas Party to give kids who have been the victims of abuse, neglect, and violent crime, a Christmas they might not otherwise get to experience. The party will take place . . . read more

Two Drivers Arrested at DUI Checkpoint

Dos conductores arrestadas en el puesto de control de DUI
While conducting a DUI checkpoint on November 18, Escondido Police arrested two motorists on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol. In addition, 23 drivers were cited for driving without a license, and three were cited for driving on a . . . read more

Motorcyclist killed in two vehicle crash

Motociclista muere en accidente de dos vehículos
An Escondido man was killed Tuesday night when his motorcycle and a pickup truck collided in the intersection of Washington Avenue and Rock Springs Road. The crash occurred at about 5:19 p.m. The motorcyclist was transported to an area hospital, . . . read more

Officer-Involved-Shooting Investigation in Escondido

Per the San Diego Countywide Memorandum of Understanding, the San Diego Police Department will be conducting the investigation. Their press release follows.
Escondido – On Friday, November 3, 2023, at approximately 6:40 a.m., Escondido Police received a call stating that a male was sleeping in a sleeping bag on the porch of a mobile home in the 2500 block of East Valley Parkway and he did not . . . read more