Galveston Police Department
Call Us: 409-765-3702
  • The Galveston Police department now offers online incident reports. Click to learn more.

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  • Learn about our ride along program and you can accompany a one of our officers during a patrol shift in Galveston.

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Welcome to The Galveston Police Department

Under the direction of Chief Henry Porretto we have began multiple programs to help us better serve you.

We're passionate about helping improve our community and resolving any quality of life issues that may arise. If you would like to contact us you may do so by calling 409-765-3702.
"he made contact with me even after his shift was over to follow up with me."
-Ron Taylor on Ofc.Bobby Stedham

Online Police Reports

We are proud to offer online reports and statistics through P2C. Our P2C gateway is offered free of charge and is updated 24 hours a day. Read more

Protect With Respect

Beyond the uniform, Galveston police officers are mothers, fathers, part-time football coaches, and soccer moms. Get to know the officers who protect Galveston with respect. Read more

Chief Henry Porretto

Chief Henry Porretto is responsible for the direction of the Galveston Police Department. We invite you to take a moment to learn about where we are, and the chief's vision for the future. Read more

Join our Citizens Police Academy

Ever wonder what it's like to be a patrol officer in Galveston? Join our Citizens Police Academy and experience a day in the life of a Galveston Police officer. Read more