The Alvin Police Department was formed in 1950 and replaced a city marshal system of law enforcement. The Department has had 11 full-time chiefs of police in its six decades of existence. Currently, the Alvin Police Department consists of 79 paid members, 49 of which are sworn police officers, with the remaining 30 employees holding civilian positions.
With an annual operating budget of approximately $6.2 million, the Alvin Police Department offers a variety of services to improve the public safety and quality of life in our community.
The mission of the Alvin Police Department is to be the model of excellence in policing by working in partnership with the community to fight crime and the fear of crime, enforce laws and enhance the quality of life while safeguarding the Constitutional Rights of all people. We are committed to providing outstanding service to all our residents and visitors alike and maintaining a work environment in which we continuously recruit, train and develop an exceptional team of employees who possess honor, integrity and compassion.
On Thursday July 24, 2014 some of the Alvin Police Officers participated in "Tip a Cop" to raise funds for Special Olympics at Texas Roadhouse. Pictured here are Officer Langston, Lt. Gilcrease and Officer McDonald with Carter (age 3) and Peyton (age 7).
View Alvin Police Department 2013 Annual Report here.
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