Police Department

Police Department
The Temple Police Department employs 193 dedicated professionals, 154 of which are sworn officers and 39 non-sworn employees. 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.

Core Philosophy

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 improved.


The 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.
  1. TPD Searches for Information in 7-Eleven Robbery

    The Temple Police Department is searching for information that could lead to the identity of a robbery suspect. Read on...
  2. Temple PD Accepts Resignation of Carmen DeCruz

    The Temple Police Department has accepted the resignation of former Officer Carmen DeCruz, effective late Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020. Read on...
  3. Temple Police Search for Burglary Suspect

    The Temple Police Department is searching for a suspect in connection to a Feb. 6 burglary of Mee Mee's Thai Cuisine, 2807 W. Adams Ave. Read on...
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