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Welcome to the Southlake Departments of Public Safety
Southlake DPS is a dedicated, world class department based on the foundation of trust. We accomplish this by continuing to achieve the highest standards of safety and security for our citizens and those who conduct business in the city.

History of Southlake DPS
The City of Southlake began providing police services in 1956 and fire services in 1966. Each department protected a small community of 4,000 people through the early 1970's. As the city continued to grow, so did each department. Southlake experienced large growth in the late 1980's that demanded a larger, more involved public safety department to provide services to Southlake's 23 square miles. The City of Southlake consolidated police, fire and communications into a Department of Public Safety in October 1990. Today, Southlake DPS is composed of the Fire Department and Police Department operating as Departments of Public Safety. 

How We Operate
The Fire Department is led by Fire Chief Michael Starr and the Police Department by Police Chief Stephen Mylett. The Departments of Public Safety currently operates out of two facilities (see locations below.) 

Members of the Department of Public Safety work to maintain the values that make Southlake an attractive, vibrant, safe, healthy and fiscally sound community in which to live and work.

DPS Locations

DPS Headquarters
600 State Street
Southlake, Texas 76092
DPS West
2100 West Southlake Boulevard
Southlake, Texas 76092



Departments of Public Safety
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600 State St.
2100 W Southlake Blvd.
Southlake, TX, 76092

Ph: (817) 748-8106
Fx: (817) 748-8375

Non-Emergency Dispatch
Ph: (817) 743-4522
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