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2012 Annual Report

    Greetings We are proud to present the 2012 Annual Report for the galveston police department. Please click the link below to download your copy in PDF format.   2012 Annual Report

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Galveston Police Assist in Rescuing Boaters

Two Saved from Sailboat  (Galveston, TX) April 7, 2013 – Last night, at approximately 9:45 pm, the Galveston Police Department Marine Division responded to a boat in distress call. The vessel was a 45 foot sailboat with two occupants on board. The boat was reported to be […]

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Galveston Police Warning about Scammers

Galveston Police Warning about Scammers Individuals Posing as City Officials Make Warrant Calls  (Galveston, TX) February 22, 2013 – Today Galveston Police were informed that scammers posing as City officials were attempting to collect money from citizens by telling them that they had municipal warrants. An individual […]

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Galveston Police Encounter Resistance During Downtown Sweep

Crowd Control was Used to Successfully Clear the Area  (Galveston, TX) February 10, 2013 – At 1:00 a.m. Galveston Police began a sweep of the Strand event area after the Mardi Gras festivities had concluded. While clearing the area officers encountered a group of attendants that refused […]

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Person of Interest in Homicide Sought

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Person of Interest in Homicide Sought Harold Norwood is Wanted on Felony Warrant   (Galveston, TX) January 30, 2013 – On January 26, 2013 the owner of Panaderia Navarro Bakery, Juan Navarro, was assaulted and his vehicle was stolen from his business located at […]

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Mardi Gras – Parking restriction on the seawall

City Eases Parking Restrictions Along Seawall for Mardi Gras Limited Overnight Parking will be Allowed for the First Weekend Parades (Galveston, TX) January 15, 2012 – City leaders will allow limited overnight parking along Galveston’s Seawall Boulevard during the first weekend of Mardi Gras! Galveston 2013. The […]

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Kroger Managers Assist in Capture of Felony Suspect

(Galveston, TX) January 8, 2012 – Yesterday a Galveston Police Officer, H. Dominguez, was working a security job at the Kroger Supermarket, 5701 Seawall Blvd. At approximately 3:56pm a man, Sherman Johnson, was observed by employees shoplifting items from the store. Officer Dominguez and store management escorted Johnson […]

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GPD Citizens Police Academy begins 2-4-14

Our next class begins Tuesday February 4th and it’s a great opportunity! We are pleased to announce that the Galveston Police Department’s 35th Citizens Police Academy will be held at The Temple B’Nai Israel located 3006 Ave O. Rabbi Kessler is so gracious to host our first […]

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Galveston Police Department Captures Coyote

Galveston Police Department Captures Coyote

Animal Control Sets Trap   (Galveston, TX) November 21, 2012 – The coyote suspected of killing multiple pets was captured this morning in field near Colony Park. The Galveston Police Department’s Animal Control Bureau worked diligently to trap this animal. The coyote was taken to the Galveston […]

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Assault Suspect $1000 Reward Offered

On 10/21/2012 a woman was assaulted at the intersection of 41st and Ave T where she was beaten unconscious and suffered facial fractures.  She was taken to the Houston Police Department where she met with sketch artist Lois Gibson. This composite sketch is being released of a “person […]

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