Police Department

The Shenandoah Police Department is dedicated to serving the community with honor and integrity.  Agency personnel partner with residents, businesses, and local law enforcement to maintain a safe environment with a high quality of life.  The Police Department actively works to suppress criminal activity through proactive patrol, traffic enforcement, crime prevention measures, and effective community outreach.

About the Staff

The Police Chief manages 26 sworn officers and one Administrative Assistant.  Department personnel include a Lieutenant, who manages patrol functions, as well as, The Texas Police Chief's Association Recognition Program,  a Special Services Lieutenant, who manages the Criminal Investigation Division, a Detective, a Recruiting Officer, a Community Resource Officer, an Evidence/Records Officer, four Patrol Sergeants, 13 Patrol Officers, and two K9 Officers. 

Contact Us

We hope you find the resources you need, but please do not hesitate to call us at  281-367-8952 if you need further assistance or would like to speak, in-person, to one of the members of our department.

Interested in applying? 

The City of Shenandoah Police Department accepts applications for employment on a year-round basis. Testing for open positions occurs each April and September.  To apply for a position with SHPD, please click this link.

LESO Program

The Shenandoah Police Department is active in the Texas Department of Public Safety LESO Program.  Per presidential executive order, public notification is required if the agency may request and acquire any controlled property deemed necessary from a prescribed, comprehensive list of items.  The following items may be requested and acquired during the fiscal year 2022-2023:

  • Long Rifles
  • Night Vision Devices
  • Tools
  • Purpose-built Handheld Breaching Equipment
Organizational Chart Updated 1.17.23