How do I check my criminal record?
To receive a copy of a criminal history record, individuals must submit Live Scan or Manual fingerprints and a $25 fee to the California Department of Justice.

The La Mesa Police Department can provide individuals with information on their local criminal history, but this would only include records of incidents which occurred in the City of La Mesa. Individuals wishing to review their entire criminal history record from any jurisdiction in California should contact the Department of Justice or visit the Attorney General's website at regarding fingerprinting.

The La Mesa Police Department is a Department of Justice authorized Live Scan site and can assist in obtaining the fingerprints required for a criminal records check.

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1. When should I call 9-1-1?
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3. What number do I call to request graffiti removal?
4. I am looking for someone who was arrested. Who do I call for more information?
5. How do I get a copy of a police report?
6. My car has been impounded, how do I get it back?
7. How long can vehicles be parked on the street and what can I do if one has been in the same place for a long time?
8. How can I register a barking dog complaint?
9. How do I check my criminal record?
10. What are the juvenile curfew hours in La Mesa?
11. Who do the curfew hours apply to?
12. Are there any exceptions to the curfew restriction?
13. Who should I call if I have any questions about the curfew in La Mesa?