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Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I find out about the significant activity that occurs in the city?

Criminal and significant activity is available for interactive viewing through Activity can be viewed by date/time, location, and type. Customized alerts are also available. Learn more about Crime Mapping HERE.

• Where can I find out information as it pertains to alarms? Information about alarms can be found HERE.

Animal Control
How do I file a report about an animal issue?

You can contact the College Station Police Department at (979) 764-3600 or you can file an online report HERE.

Where can I get information related to animal control issues?

You can find information on a variety of animal-related questions HERE.

Beat Information
Where can I get information about personnel assigned to my area of town?

College Station is divided into 8 geographic “beats” and each one has a designated Lieutenant, Sergeant, and Community Enhancement officer. Information on these persons as well as how to contact them can be found HERE.


• Where can I find information about filing a complaint on an officer or employee?

Information related to our Internal Affairs function and filing of a complaint can be found HERE.

Where can I find information about providing a compliment regarding an office or employee?

You can contact an on-duty supervisor or you can find further information HERE.

Where can I find out information about what type of permits the police department issues and how to get one?

The College Station Police Department handles issuance of permits for Taxi Cabs, Pedi-Cabs and Solicitation. All other permits are handled through City Hall. Information on our permitting can be found HERE.


• What type of reports can I file online?

Our website allows the filing of NON-EMERGENCY reports pertaining to criminal offenses, animal-related issues, and traffic-related issues. Issues that may be of public safety concern or in-progress criminal offenses should NOT be reported in this manner. Utilize 911 or our non-emergency number at (979) 764-3600 to report such incidents. Online reporting capabilities can be found HERE.

Where can I get information about past crime statistics or historical reports?

Information related to current and past crime statistics, racial profiling reports, and internal affairs reports can be found HERE.


I have been the victim of a crime, what are my rights and what should I do?

Being the victim of a crime is very traumatic and can be overwhelming. Our department has a full-time victim advocate who is able to help in a variety of ways. Find out further information HERE.

Last updated: 7/31/2018 4:56:37 PM