Del Mar Emergency Services
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Del Mar has excellent emergency service response times with Scripps Healthcare and Green Hospital nearby. Fire, police, and rescue teams are available 24/7 for any kind of emergency. The community comes under the greater San Diego County Office of Emergency Services and is protected by city, county, state, and federal support organizations that are ready for any situation from fire to flood. Nearby police, paramedic, and fire stations provide a quick response to cases of violence or injury and a 911 system is in place for such emergencies. And a new police station was just built in nearby Carmel Valley and opened in early 2007 allowing for quick responses to emergencies.
Del Mar Police Department
Encinitas Police Department
175 North El Camino Real
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas covers the Del Mar area.
Del Mar Fire Station 1
2200 Jimmy Durante Blvd.
Del Mar, CA 92014
Overall, the crime rates in the San Diego County have dropped considerably during the past 25 years. With the Del Mar area in particular, most crime incidents involve property theft and occur at unsecured locations, such as an unlocked car. Del Mar residents take precautions against crime with early prevention programs and participation from the community in neighborhood crime watch organizations. Del Mar does not see many violent crimes and is considered to be a safe and friendly community.