Welcome to the Amarillo Police Department
The City of Amarillo is proud of its professional and progressive Police Department. The Professional Standards Office of the department insures the department and employees comply with internationally developed standards. Amarillo consistently has one of the lowest crime rates of comparably sized cities in the state and nation, which serves as a proven record of its fine police force.
The Amarillo Police Department is active in several national crime prevention and police assistance programs - Crime Stoppers, Neighborhood Watch, and other local, regional and statewide programs. As evidence of the community support and the Amarillo Police Department's commitment to such programs, the Amarillo Police Department has received first place awards for public service announcements at the Texas Crime Stoppers Convention competition and the Crime Stoppers International competition.
The Amarillo Police Department includes all functions typical of police services including the use of specialty units and programs. The Police Department continues to be an effective and visible asset in protecting and serving the citizens of Amarillo.
The Amarillo Police Department will be conducting a Basic Police Academy Civil Service Entrance Exam on Saturday, November 5th, 2016. The 91st Academy is scheduled to begin in June, 2017.
Applications need to be completed and submitted on-line at: www.amarillopolice.org/careers
The deadline to have your application turned in is Friday, October 28th, 2016 at 5:00 PM.
Public Information Requests
The Amarillo Police Department has a designated recipient for Open Records requests. You may submit your request in writing to: Amarillo Police Department, Attn: Open Records, 200 SE 3rd St, Amarillo, Texas, 79101, by fax to (806) 378-9371, by e-mail to [email protected], or in person. A link is provided in the drop-down menu titled “Police Department Menu” that will direct you to more information about Open Records requests. A request sent to any e-mail address or fax number other than those listed above does not trigger the requirements of the Public Information Act.