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News & Updates 

Holiday Shopping Safety

Video: With so much shopping going on during the holiday season the Garland Police Department wants you to be aware there are thieves out there looking for opportunities to take you things. Please be aware of your surroundings, secure you belongings, take your keys, and lock your vehicles. Be safe and Happy Holidays!

Click here to view the video.


Celebratory Gunfire is Illegal 

Celebratory Gunfire (Video) - The Garland Police Department wants you to be safe and to celebrate responsibly.  Please do not celebrate any event or holiday by shooting guns into the air. Celebratory gunfire is Illegal and can have deadly consequences.



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. (Spanish Video here)


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