Police Department


The City of Plainview Police Department is comprised of the following areas:


The Department consists of 34 full-time sworn officers, six public safety dispatchers and two records clerks / administrative assistants. Twenty-two of the officers are assigned to patrol and traffic, three of the officers are assigned to support services (training, recruiting, hiring, internal affairs and telecommunications) and eight of the officers are assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division.

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Plainview Police Department to maintain a safe and peaceful community by providing effective and efficient law enforcement services through community partnerships, public education, selfless public service and continuous professional development.

Work for the Police Department

The brochures below give all the information to consider the City of Plainview Police Department.

Recruitment Brochure 1
Recruitment Brochure 2