In addition to overseeing the following sections, an important focus of the Community Resources Division is the management of awarded state and federal grants, charitable outlets and grant funding sources are sought after to build new service programs and supplement police resources not otherwise available to the department.
Community Services Section
In the Community Services Section, crime prevention, community relations, and law enforcement responsibilities in the area schools are the top priorities. This section also provides community outreach, partnership and interaction through the administration of the following programs:
- Neighborhood CrimeWatch
- Volunteers in Police Service
- Crime-Free Multi-Housing
- Community Resource Coordinator
- National Night Out
- Crime Victim Liaison
- Citizen’s Police Academy
The Training Section coordinates and delivers advanced, continued training opportunities and professional development of all department personnel. Efforts to conduct personnel development include annual weapons qualifications, a 40-hour in-service class, maintaining all licenses required or issued by the State of Texas and roll-call training.