Police Department

Responsibilities

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The City of Southside Place Police Department highest priority is to provide outstanding public services to all predicated on the highest standard of ethics and integrity through open transparency and as good stewards of taxpayer resources.
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We at SPPD recognize that in order to be successful we must actively engage the community in our efforts to form long standing partnerships with all stakeholders-a formula for continued success.

The information contained in these pages briefly describes our Department, our mission, and our organization. For further information, please visit us in person, by email or give us a call.

Our Mission and Core Values


We shall carry out the vision and mission statements, while utilizing the core values set forth by our Peace Officer Oath of Office as standards as our guiding principles.

Integrity


We shall demonstrate the courage to do what is right, putting honest, sense of duty, and sound moral principles at the forefront of our decision making. Supporting attributes include: Ethical Behavior, Honesty, Honor, Courage, and Loyalty.


Leadership


We shall inspire, empower, develop and support one another to reach our fullest potential, both individually and organizationally, in order to achieve strategic goals. Supporting attributes include: Teamwork, Communication, Wisdom, Commitment, and Objectivity. 

Functions

 
The police department, under the direction of the chief of police, provides the daily management functions necessary for the professional operation of the police organization. In addition, the department is responsible for planning, leading, organizing, and following up on cases in the department. 

Services


The Southside Place Police Department provides routine and proactive patrol, traffic control, civil order, initial investigations, apprehension and processing of suspects, crime prevention, and answering calls for service. The department enforces federal law, state statutes, local ordinances, and specifically direct court orders while protecting the constitutional rights of all concerned. Numerous resources are utilized through effective communication to ensure that each citizen is served in a fair and equitable manner. 


Investigations


In addition, the department is responsible for conducting all investigations, the execution of municipal warrants, coordinating hearings conducted by the Southside Place Municipal Court, assisting other agencies with investigations or warrant service, and conducting special investigative assignments.