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reportIn order to comply with the social distancing requirements while protecting our citizens and officers, we are encouraging citizens to report non-emergency crimes online at templetx.gov/reportacrime.

Certain non-violent offenses can also be reported through our phone system by calling 254-298-5500.

We will continue to respond to emergency calls, felony offenses, and crimes in progress. We are committed to being visible in our community and available to assist our citizens. Thank you for your cooperation in adhering to the disaster orders.
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.