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Police Department

         "Accept the Challenge"

Now accepting applications for the position of Police Officer Recruit. Entrance examination is scheduled for Saturday, May 13, 2017, at 8 am CST. For questions contact a recruiter at 888-670-7932 or email to GPDRecruiting@garlandtx.gov. For detail information about the exam click here. To apply click here

News & Updates

28th Annual Taste of Garland, Saturday, April 29, 7pm-10pm. Bring your family and friends to this annual ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT fundraiser featuring the cuisine of many of the local area restaurants and other culinary establishments. Proceeds benefit Garland Crime Stoppers - paying rewards for information leading to arrests.  Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door.  Tables are $200 and seat 10.  For tickets or tables click here.

Life in the Academy (Video) - Want to see what it's like to complete the GARLAND POLICE ACADEMY and join the ranks of some of the best? Check out this video and see for yourself.

Exchange Zone (Video) - The Garland Police Department has established an "Exchange Zone" at police headquarters located at 1891 Forest Lane, Garland, TX. The Exchange Zone is designed to provide anyone who has made some kind of e-commerce transaction a meeting place in order to conduct their exchange.  For more information call 972-485-4868.

School Zone Safety (Video) - Please remember that while driving in a school zone, slow down, drive safely, and do not talk on your cell phone.  Let's do our part in keeping our children safe.  Thank you.



The mission of the Garland Police Department is to enhance the quality of life for our community by reducing crime and the fear of crime. 

  • The members of the Garland Police Department shall seek to provide first-class public safety services for our community:
  • while maintaining the highest level of ethics, integrity, and accountability to the law-abiding citizens and stakeholders of Garland;
  • through fair and impartial enforcement of the law; 
  • while working in partnership with all segments of our diverse community in proactive efforts to reduce crime and address conditions that may foster the fear of crime.


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Citizens Police Academy

UNIDOS Program