Police Department


The Plainview Police Department is comprised of the following areas:


The department is authorized for 34 full-time sworn officers, six public safety dispatchers and two records clerks / administrative assistants. 22 of the officers are assigned to patrol and traffic.  3 of the officers are assigned to support services (training, recruiting, hiring, internal affairs and telecommunications). 8 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 Plainview Police Department.

Recruitment Brochure 1
Recruitment Brochure 2