The Temple Police Department employs 174 dedicated professionals, 150 of which are sworn officers and 27 non-sworn officers. The department provides police services to those who live, work, and visit within the City of Temple, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The core philosophy of
the department is to provide a safe and peaceful environment in the
community through which the quality of life of all citizens may be
department has adopted the motto of "Integrity, Honor, and Dedication",
as these terms best describe the character of the men and women who are
the Temple Police Department.