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College Station Police Department


P.O. Box 9960 • 2611 Texas Avenue South
College Station, TX 77842
979.764.3600 • 979.764.3468 (fax)
Dial 911 for emergencies.

CS Police Receives Recognition

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Assessors from the Texas Police Chief’s Association (TPCA) recently examined all aspects of the College Station Police Department including its policy, procedures, equipment, facilities, and operations in May of this year. These assessors commended the department for its commitment to the process and for raising the bar for Texas law enforcement.

On May 27th, 2015 the College Station Police Department was awarded with recognized status for the first time, meeting the 164 best practices determined by Texas Police Chief’s Association to ensure provision of quality service to our community. This recognition will remain with the department for the next four years until the re-recognition process occurs. College Station Police Department joins over fifty other agencies around the state in gaining a recognized status.

On July 9th, the Executive Director of the Texas Police Chief’s Association attended the College Station City Council meeting to formally present a certificate of award to Police Chief Scott McCollum and the College Station Police Department, formally acknowledging the recognized status.

CS Police 52nd Citizen Police Academy


The College Station Police Department is preparing to conduct the 52nd session of the Citizen Police Academy.

This free eleven-week program is slated to begin September 1, 2015 and is designed to provide citizens with information on how the criminal justice system and the College Station Police Department operate. The goal of this program is to provide citizens with the opportunity to learn how police and community residents can work together to reduce crime. A variety of methods, from hands on classroom instruction to role-playing, and accompanying officers on their actual patrol shift, will provide community residents with a good look at police operations from the inside.

Topics covered by police instructors and outside experts will include: Criminal Law Traffic Law Criminal Investigations Crime Scene Investigation Uniformed Patrol Communications (911 Dispatch) Court System S.W.A.T. / Negotiations And Much More Citizens interested in attending the Citizen Police Academy should complete an application.

Applications are available at the College Station Police Department, 2611 Texas Avenue, online at CS Police website, or available by mail, email or fax by request when you call 764-5098.

The deadline for applying is Friday, August 21, 2015, at 5 p.m.

Again, there is no charge for the academy course. 

Application to mail or fax 

If You See Something, Say Something

The College Station Police Department, in partnership with the Department of Homeland Security, is encouraging local residents to report suspicious activity to local law enforcement.

For more info about reporting suspicious activity

View the Current National Threat Advisory

Missing Persons and Most Wanted


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 Scott McCollum
 Chief Of Police
(979) 764-3605

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Last updated: 7/13/2015 2:43:58 PM