It is situated in San Diego county, California with a total number of 96 employees - 4 female, 63 male officers and 29 civilians. La Mesa PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is CA0370800, it belongs to the Pacific division in the West region with a region code of Region IV.
The La Mesa PD employee rate for 2017 was 1.59 employees per 1000 inhabitants. The police department employee rate is lower than the national average of 2.5.
In 2017 the agency had 160 reported violent crimes where 95 crimes were cleared.
For 2017 there were 160 reported violent crimes in total, where:
The police department had 1193 property crimes reported in 2017, there were 7 arson, 177 burglaries, 823 larceny/theft and 193 motor vehicle theft cases.