City of El Centro

El Centro Police Department

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Office Hours: Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Records Information (760) 337-4529


What do I need for a Vehicle Release:

A valid Drivers License, you must be the registstered owner, the Vehicle Registration must be current, and there is a fee of $199.64

I need to Register as a Sex or Narcotics Offender:

Come into our department during working hours and we will register/update your status.

Information on Copies of Reports:

If you are the victim of a crime, you can obtain a copy of the Police Report by coming in person to our department. The cost for reports is $11.09 per report except (a) If you are the victim of Domestic Violence – a report copy is free for you; (b) Log Entries are also free.

Log entries are usually Vandalism, but please contact the reocords division at (760) 337-4529 for more information. Please allow 7-10 business days after reporting for the report to be ready.

False Alarm Information

Applications for Alarm permits can be obtained at our station. The cost $27.73 per location. False Alarms are charge quarterly at a rate of $75.00 per call (the first two calls being waived).

I need to follow up on a case, who can I call?

For information on any case, please contact the Imperial County District Attorney’s Office at (442) 265-1175.

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