Uniformed volunteers in a marked Garland Police car check the homes of Garland citizens who are away from home on vacation to insure that no burglar has broken in and taken their possessions. If you would like to have your home placed on the Vacation Watch list, please download the Vacation Watch Request Form. This service is available to any homeowner within the city limits of Garland.
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.