Department Overview

Our goal is to be as transparent as possible and to provide our citizens with easy access to the answers they are looking for regarding the department. 

Whether they are seeking information about our School Resource Officer (SRO) program, Community Outreach and Public Education programs, volunteer opportunities offered to the citizens of Southlake, our Vacation House Watch program or just wanting to learn more about our Chief of Police and our mission for the Southlake Police Department.

The Southlake Police Department command staff includes our Police Chief, Assistant Police Chief, Criminal Investigation Division (CID) Captain, a Patrol Captain and Professional Standards Captain. Also, seven Sergeants, a K-9 Officer, Narcotics Investigator, a Commercial Vehicle Enforcement officer that make up our 75 member police force and civilian staff.

  • Total authorized sworn full-time Police Officers is 62.
  • Total authorized sworn part-time Police Officers is 5.
  • Total authorized full-time civilians is 7 with one part-time civilian in the Records Department.  


The Police Department holds the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) Gold Standard accreditation. The Southlake Police Department received their initial accreditation award in 2000. Since 2015, the Police Department has received the highest award of re-accreditation – “Certificate of Advanced Meritorious Accreditation with Excellence” under the Gold Standard Assessment process. 

The CALEA Accreditation seals are reserved for use by those public safety agencies that have demonstrated compliance with CALEA Standards with law enforcement operations, role and authority, as well as property and evidence control. Read more about Southlake's CALEA accreditation process

The  Southlake Police Department encourages your comments, suggestions and questions.