Vision Statement

Our vision is to engage our community through relationship building one handshake at a time.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Texas City Police Department is to provide effective means for the prevention of crime and disorder while maintaining a transparent, accountable, and accessible police department.

Rankin L. DeWalt Criminal Justice Center front entranceGoals

  • Deterrence of crime
  • Create, maintain, and support a high productive work environment for assigned personnel
  • Develop and maintain positive relationship with the community and other law enforcement agencies
  • Maintain high standards to ensure quality customer services is provided
  • To ensure changes are appropriately applied to assist in the successful prosecutions of those who violate established state statues and local city ordinances


The City of Texas City is served by the men and women of the Texas City Police Department. The force, with more than 80 active officers, uphold the principles of safety, integrity and excellence.

The Texas City Police Department is proud to have numerous men and women serving on the force who were born and raised in the City they serve. From patrol officers to detectives, many names and faces are familiar to the residents of Texas City.

Under the leadership and guidance of Police Chief Joe A. Stanton, and with the support of the mayor and commission of the City, the Texas City Police Department remains poised and capable to handle their duties.

Neighborhood Watch & Crime Stoppers

Civic efforts such as Neighborhood Watch and Crime Stoppers keep the police in the forefront of the community they serve. By building and nurturing an environment of public trust and safety, the Texas City Police Department is able to successfully reach the diversity of the City it serves.

Crime Tips

If you have information on a crime, or person involved in a crime, please call 409-945-8477 409-945-TIPS). All information is anonymous. You can also submit tips via email.

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