Mission and Vision
About Boerne Police Department:
The Boerne Police Department works with citizens to protect life and property, prevent crime, and preserve peace in the community. Our mission is to treat people with dignity, fairness, and respect while operating in a transparent manner consistent with the freedoms secured by the Constitution.
Through our actions and initiatives, we strive to demonstrate the values of integrity, justice, service, trust, and responsibility. This commitment is evidenced by the Boerne Police Department’s designation as a Recognized Law Enforcement Agency.
The officers of the Boerne Police Department are dedicated to serving our community by building connections and relationships with residents and their families. The department hosts and participates in numerous community events throughout the year, including...
National Night Out: National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie.
Safety Town: Safety Town is an annual week-long summer program for kids entering kindergarten and hosted by the Boerne Police Department.
Citizen's Law Enforcement Academy: The Citizen's Law Enforcement Academy is designed to give citizens a better understanding of the mission and operations of our agencies, to promote an understanding of the current challenges facing law enforcement, and to offer an opportunity for comments and suggestions.
Boerne Police Explorer Program: The Police Explorer program is designed to introduce young adults to the nature and complexity of law enforcement.
Boerne Police Foundation: The Boerne Police Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation formed to facilitate donations of money and resources, which are used to benefit local law enforcement officers and their families.
Neighborhood Video Partnership Program: This program allows residents to support police investigations by voluntarily sharing video recordings from their home surveillance cameras and devices with the Boerne Police Department.
Kendall County Crime Stoppers: Crime Stoppers supports crime fighting by offering cash rewards to anonymous persons who provide information leading to the arrest and indictment of persons who have committed crimes in Boerne and Kendall County.
The Boerne Police Department offers a number of services to promote public safety among residents and the community. Review the services on this page and contact the Police Department with any questions at (830) 249-8645.
House Watch: When leaving for vacation or when going out of town, you can request a house check of your residence from the Boerne Police Department. As workload allows, patrol officers will check the security of your residence daily. A simple application is filled out with information that is given to the officers and dispatch in regards to your home. Once you return, a simple phone call to the department will remove your home from the list.
Home Inspections: With a home security inspection, homeowners can receive a discount in their homeowner’s insurance premium. Per the Texas Department of Insurance, the home must meet certain requirements to pass the inspection as stated on the inspection form.
Traffic Enforcement: The Boerne Police Department utilizes a radar trailer that is set out at various locations within the city. The trailer is used to make drivers aware of their speed and to collect data to show what times traffic is the heaviest and what times traffic is the fastest.
Child Passenger Safety Seat Installation and Inspections: If you need help installing a child passenger seat or would like your seat inspected by a certified Child Passenger Safety technicians, email Officer Rebecca Foley to schedule an appointment.
CRASE Course - Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events:
Law enforcement officers and agencies are frequently requested by schools, businesses, and community members for direction and presentations on what they should do if confronted with an active shooter event. The Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events course (CRASE), designed and built on the Avoid, Deny, Defend strategy developed by ALERRT in 2004, provides strategies, guidance and a proven plan for surviving an active shooter event.
ALICE Training - Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate
ALICE is committed to increasing survivability in a violent intruder event through training proactive response options. There are more ways than one to be prepared for a violent event. Whether you are at a mall, in a theater, grocery shopping, attending a game or listening to a concert, you have options. When ALICE response strategies are implemented, unwilling participants in the event are empowered to choose their best survival option.