List of law enforcement agencies in Texas

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This is a list of law enforcement agencies in the U.S. state of Texas.

According to the US Bureau of Justice Statistics' 2008 Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies, the state had 1,913 law enforcement agencies, the most of any state. These agencies employing 59,219 sworn police officers, about 244 for each 100,000 residents.[1]

State agencies[edit]

County agencies[edit]

  • Anderson County Sheriff's Office
  • Andrews County Sheriff's Office
  • Angelina County Sheriff's Office
  • Angelina County Constable Precinct 1[3]
  • Aransas County Sheriff's Office
  • Archer County Sheriff's Office
  • Armstrong County Sheriff's Office
  • Atascosa County Sheriff's Office
  • Austin County Sheriff's Office
  • Bailey County Sheriff's Office
  • Bandera County Sheriff's Office
  • Bastrop County Sheriff's Office
  • Baylor County Sheriff's Office
  • Bee County Sheriff's Office
  • Bell County Sheriff's Office
  • Bexar County Sheriff's Office
  • Bexar County Constable Precinct 1
  • Bexar County Constable Precinct 2
  • Bexar County Constable Precinct 3[4]
  • Bexar County Constable Precinct 4
  • Bexar County District Attorney Investigator
  • Bexar County Hospital District Police
  • Blanco County Sheriff's Office
  • Borden County Sheriff's Office
  • Bosque County Sheriff's Office
  • Bowie County Sheriff's Office
  • Brazoria County Sheriff's Office
  • Brazos County Sheriff's Office
  • Brewster County Sheriff's Office
  • Briscoe County Sheriff's Office
  • Brooks County Sheriff's Office
  • Brown County Sheriff's Office
  • Burleson County Sheriff's Office
  • Burnet County Sheriff's Office
  • Caldwell County Sheriff's Office
  • Calhoun County Sheriff's Office
  • Callahan County Sheriff's Office
  • Cameron County Sheriff's Office [5]
  • Camp County Sheriff's Office
  • Carson County Sheriff's Office
  • Cass County Sheriff's Office
  • Castro County Sheriff's Office
  • Chambers County Sheriff's Office
  • Cherokee County Sheriff's Office
  • Childress County Sheriff's Office
  • Clay County Sheriff's Office
  • Cochran County Sheriff's Office
  • Coke County Sheriff's Office
  • Coleman County Sheriff's Office
  • Collin County Sheriff's Office
  • Collin County Constable's Office
  • Collingsworth County Sheriff's Office
  • Colorado County Sheriff's Office
  • Comal County Sheriff's Office
  • Comanche County Sheriff's Office
  • Concho County Sheriff's Office
  • Cooke County Sheriff's Office
  • Coryell County Sheriff's Office
  • Cottle County Sheriff's Office
  • Crane County Sheriff's Office
  • Crockett County Sheriff's Office
  • Crosby County Sheriff's Office
  • Culberson County Sheriff's Office
  • Dallam County Sheriff's Office
  • Dallas County Sheriff's Office
  • Dallas County Constable's Office
  • Dawson County Sheriff's Office
  • De Witt County Sheriff's Office
  • Deaf Smith County Sheriff's Office
  • Delta County Sheriff's Office
  • Denton County Sheriff's Office
  • Dickens County Sheriff's Office
  • Dimmit County Sheriff's Office
  • Donley County Sheriff's Office
  • Duval County Sheriff's Office
  • Eastland County Sheriff's Office
  • Ector County Sheriff's Office
  • Edwards County Sheriff's Office
  • El Paso County Sheriff's Office
  • Ellis County Sheriff's Office
  • Erath County Sheriff's Office
  • Falls County Sheriff's Office
  • Fannin County Sheriff's Office
  • Fayette County Sheriff's Office
  • Fisher County Sheriff's Office
  • Floyd County Sheriff's Office
  • Foard County Sheriff's Office
  • Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office[6]
  • Franklin County Sheriff's Office
  • Freestone County Sheriff's Office
  • Frio County Sheriff's Office
  • Gaines County Sheriff's Office
  • Galveston County Sheriff's Office [7]
  • Garza County Sheriff's Office
  • Gillespie County Sheriff's Office
  • Glasscock County Sheriff's Office
  • Goliad County Sheriff's Office
  • Gonzales County Sheriff's Office
  • Gray County Sheriff's Office
  • Grayson County Sheriff's Office
  • Gregg County Sheriff's Office
  • Grimes County Sheriff's Office
  • Guadalupe County Sheriff's Office
  • Hale County Sheriff's Office
  • Hall County Sheriff's Office
  • Hamilton County Sheriff's Office
  • Hansford County Sheriff's Office
  • Hardeman County Sheriff's Office
  • Hardin County Sheriff's Office
  • Harris County Sheriff's Office [8]
  • Harris County Constable Precinct 1
  • Harris County Constable Precinct 2
  • Harris County Constable Precinct 3
  • Harris County Constable Precinct 4
  • Harris County Constable Precinct 5
  • Harris County Constable Precinct 6
  • Harris County Constable Precinct 7
  • Harris County Constable Precinct 8
  • Harrison County Sheriff's Office
  • Hartley County Sheriff's Office
  • Haskell County Sheriff's Office
  • Hays County Sheriff's Office
  • Hemphill County Sheriff's Office
  • Henderson County Sheriff's Office
  • Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office
  • Hidalgo County Constable's Office - Pct 3
  • Hill County Sheriff's Office
  • Hockley County Sheriff's Office
  • Hockley County District Attorney's Office [9]
  • Hood County Sheriff's Office
  • Hopkins County Sheriff's Office
  • Houston County Sheriff's Office
  • Howard County Sheriff's Office
  • Hudspeth County Sheriff's Office
  • Hunt County Sheriff's Office [10]
  • Hutchinson County Sheriff's Office
  • Irion County Sheriff's Office
  • Jack County Sheriff's Office
  • Jackson County Sheriff's Office
  • Jasper County Sheriff's Office
  • Jeff Davis County Sheriff's Office
  • Jefferson County Sheriff's Office
  • Jim Hogg County Sheriff's Office
  • Jim Wells County Sheriff's Office
  • Johnson County Sheriff's Office
  • Jones County Sheriff's Office
  • Karnes County Sheriff's Office
  • Kaufman County Constable Precinct 1
  • Kaufman County Constable Precinct 2
  • Kaufman County Constable Precinct 3
  • Kaufman County Constable Precinct 4
  • Kaufman County Sheriff's Office
  • Kendall County Sheriff's Office
  • Kenedy County Sheriff's Office
  • Kent County Sheriff's Office
  • Kerr County Sheriff's Office
  • Kimble County Sheriff's Office
  • King County Sheriff's Office
  • Kinney County Sheriff's Office
  • Kleberg County Sheriff's Office
  • Knox County Sheriff's Office
  • La Salle County Sheriff's Office
  • Lamar County Sheriff's Office
  • Lamb County Sheriff's Office
  • Lampasas County Sheriff's Office
  • Lavaca County Sheriff's Office
  • Lee County Sheriff's Office
  • Leon County Sheriff's Office
  • Liberty County Sheriff's Office
  • Limestone County Sheriff's Office
  • Lipscomb County Sheriff's Office
  • Live Oak County Sheriff's Office
  • Llano County Sheriff's Office
  • Loving County Sheriff's Department
  • Lubbock County Sheriff's Office
  • Lubbock Constables
  • Lynn County Sheriff's Office
  • Madison County Sheriff's Office
  • Marion County Sheriff's Office
  • Martin County Sheriff's Office
  • Mason County Sheriff's Office
  • Matagorda County Sheriff's Department
  • Matagorda Constables Office
  • Maverick County Sheriff's Office
  • McCulloch County Sheriff's Office
  • McLennan County Sheriff's Office
  • McMullen County Sheriff's Office
  • Medina County Sheriff's Office
  • Menard County Sheriff's Office
  • Midland County Sheriff's Office
  • Milam County Sheriff's Office
  • Mills County Sheriff's Office
  • Mitchell County Sheriff's Office
  • Montague County Sheriff's Office
  • Montgomery County Sheriff's Department
  • Moore County Sheriff's Office
  • Morris County Sheriff's Office
  • Motley County Sheriff's Office
  • Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office
  • Navarro County Sheriff's Office
  • Newton County Sheriff's Office
  • Nolan County Sheriff's Office
  • Nueces County Sheriff's Office
  • Ochiltree County Sheriff's Office
  • Oldham County Sheriff's Office
  • Orange County Sheriff's Office [11]
  • Palo Pinto County Sheriff's Office
  • Panola County Sheriff's Office
  • Parker County Sheriff's Office
  • Parmer County Sheriff's Office
  • Pecos County Sheriff's Office
  • Polk County Sheriff's Office
  • Potter County Sheriff's Office
  • Presidio County Sheriff's Office
  • Rains County Sheriff's Office
  • Randall County Sheriff's Office
  • Reagan County Sheriff's Office
  • Real County Sheriff's Office
  • Red River County Sheriff's Office
  • Reeves County Sheriff's Office
  • Refugio County Sheriff's Office
  • Roberts County Sheriff's Office
  • Robertson County Sheriff's Office
  • Rockwall County Sheriff's Office
  • Runnels County Sheriff's Office
  • Rusk County Sheriff's Office
  • Sabine County Sheriff's Office
  • San Augustine County Sheriff's Office
  • San Jacinto County Sheriff's Office
  • San Patricio County Sheriff's Office[12]
  • San Saba County Sheriff's Office
  • Schleicher County Sheriff's Office
  • Scurry County Sheriff's Office
  • Shackelford County Sheriff's Office
  • Shelby County Sheriff's Office
  • Sherman County Sheriff's Office
  • Smith County Sheriff's Office
  • Somervell County Sheriff's Office
  • Starr County Sheriff's Office
  • Stephens County Sheriff's Office
  • Sterling County Sheriff's Office
  • Stonewall County Sheriff's Office
  • Sutton County Sheriff's Office
  • Swisher County Sheriff's Office
  • Tarrant County Sheriff's Office
  • Taylor County Sheriff's Office
  • Terrell County Sheriff's Office
  • Terry County Sheriff's Office
  • Throckmorton County Sheriff's Office
  • Titus County Sheriff's Office
  • Tom Green County Sheriff's Office
  • Travis County Sheriff's Department [13]
  • Trinity County Sheriff's Office
  • Tyler County Sheriff's Office
  • Upshur County Sheriff's Office
  • Upton County Sheriff's Office
  • Uvalde County Sheriff's Office
  • Val Verde County Sheriff's Office
  • Van Zandt County Sheriff's Office
  • Victoria County Sheriff's Office
  • Walker County Sheriff's Office
  • Waller County Sheriff's Office [14]
  • Ward County Sheriff's Office
  • Washington County Sheriff's Office
  • Webb County Sheriff's Office
  • Wharton County Sheriff's Office
  • Wheeler County Sheriff's Office
  • Wichita County Sheriff's Office
  • Wilbarger County Sheriff's Office
  • Willacy County Sheriff's Office
  • Williamson County Sheriff's Office[15]
  • Williamson County Constable Precinct 1[16]
  • Williamson County Constable Precinct 2[17]
  • Williamson County Constable Precinct 3[18]
  • Williamson County Constable Precinct 4[19]
  • Wilson County Sheriff's Office
  • Winkler County Sheriff's Office
  • Wise County Sheriff's Office
  • Wood County Sheriff's Office
  • Yoakum County Sheriff's Office
  • Young County Sheriff's Office
  • Zapata County Sheriff's Office
  • Zavala County Sheriff's Office

City agencies[edit]

College and university agencies[edit]

  • Abilene Christian University Police Department
  • Alamo Colleges Police Department
  • Alvin Community College Police Department
  • Amarillo College Police Department
  • Angelo State University Police Department
  • Austin Community College Police Department
  • Baylor University Police Department
  • Blinn College Police & Security Department
  • Central Texas College Police Department
  • College of the Mainland Police Department
  • Collin College Police Department
  • Concordia University Texas Police Department
  • Dallas County Community College District Police Department
  • El Paso Community College Police Department
  • Houston Baptist University Police Department
  • Houston Community College System Police Department
  • Howard Payne University Police Department
  • Lamar University Police Department
  • Laredo Community College Police Department
  • Lone Star College System Police Department
  • McLennan Community College Police Department
  • Midland College Police Department
  • Midwestern State University Police Department
  • Odessa College Police Department
  • Prairie View A&M University Police
  • Rice University Police
  • Sam Houston State University Police Department
  • San Jacinto College District Police
  • Southern Methodist University Police
  • Stephen F. Austin State University Police Department
  • St. Edward's University Police Department
  • St. Mary's University Police Department
  • Tarrant County College District Police Department
  • Texas A&M University Police Department
  • Texas A&M University Corpus Christi Police Department
  • Texas Christian University Police Department
  • Texas State University–San Marcos Police Department
  • Texas State Technical College Police Department
  • Texas Tech University Police Department
  • Texas Women's University Police Department
  • Trinity University Police Department
  • Trinity Valley Community College Campus Police
  • University of Houston Police Department
  • University of Houston–Clear Lake Police Department
  • University of Houston–Downtown Police Department
  • University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Police Department
  • University of North Texas Police Department
  • University of North Texas Health Science Center Police Department
  • University of Texas at Arlington Police Department
  • University of Texas at Austin Police Department
  • University of Texas at Brownsville Police Department
  • University of Texas at Dallas Police Department
  • University of Texas at El Paso Police Department
  • University of Texas at Houston Police Department
  • University of Texas at Pan American Police Department
  • University of Texas of the Permian Basin Police Department
  • University of Texas at Tyler Police Department
  • University of Texas Medical Branch Police Department
  • University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Police Department
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas Police Department
  • Vernon College Campus Police Department
  • Wayland Baptist University Police Department
  • Weatherford College Police Department
  • West Texas A&M University Police Department

Independent school district agencies (K–12)[edit]

  • Aldine Independent School District Police
  • Aledo Independent School District Police
  • Alief Independent School District Police
  • Alvin Independent School District Police
  • Austin Independent School District Police
  • Barber's Hill School District Police
  • Beaumont Independent School District Police
  • Bridge City Independent School District Police
  • Brownsboro Independent School District Police
  • Brownsville Independent School District Police
  • Cedar Hill Independent School District Police
  • Coldspring-Oakhurst independent School District Police
  • Conroe Independent School District Police[65]
  • Corpus Christi Independent School District Police
  • Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District Police
  • Dallas Independent School District Police
  • Dumas Independent School District Police
  • East Central Independent School District Police
  • Ector County Independent School District Police
  • Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District Police
  • El Paso Independent School District Police
  • Fort Bend Independent School District Police
  • Frenship Independent School District Police
  • Galveston Independent School District Police
  • Goose Creek Consolidated Independent School District Police
  • Granger Independent School District Police
  • Highland Park Independent School District Police (Amarillo, TX)
  • Houston Independent School District Police[66]
  • Humble Independent School District Police
  • Jefferson Independent School District Police
  • Katy Independent School District Police
  • Kaufman Independent School District Police
  • Kemp Independent School District Police
  • Klein Independent School District Police
  • La Marque Independent School District Police
  • Lancaster Independent School District Police
  • Laredo Independent School District Police
  • Lexington Independent School District Police
  • Lubbock Independent School District Police
  • Lubbock-Cooper Independent School District Police
  • Mabank Independent School District Police
  • Mansfield Independent School District Police
  • Marlin Independent School District Police
  • Midland Independent School District Police
  • Northside Independent School District Police
  • Pasadena Independent School District Police [67]
  • Pflugerville Independent School District Police
  • Presidio Independent School District Police
  • Red Oak Independent School District Police
  • Saltillo Independent School District Police
  • Santa Fe Independent School District Police
  • San Antonio Independent School District Police
  • Socorro Independent School District Police
  • Spring Branch Independent School District Police
  • Spring Independent School District Police
  • Tyler Independent School District Police
  • United Independent School District Police
  • Vidor Independent School District Police
  • Waskom Independent School District Police
  • Waco Independent School District Police
  • White Settlement Independent School District Police
  • Zavalla Independent School District Police

Transit authority agencies[edit]

Other agencies[edit]

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