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.
BCCS logo 2013