The Dallas Police Department is dedicated to providing the highest quality law enforcement possible. Since its creation more than 120 years ago, the Dallas Police Department has created an atmosphere of ethical, caring behavior. The 3,640 sworn officers and 556 civilians, who make up the department, take special pride in helping to make Dallas a safe place to live, work and visit. The men and women of the Dallas Police Department will work with the citizens of Dallas to provide the highest level of quality, professional service that the City of Dallas deserves.
The new Jack Evans Police Headquarters building was completed in March 2003. This new state-of-the-art headquarters is home to police administration, investigations, and a future museum of historical artifacts related to the Dallas Police Department. The location of the new headquarters is 1400 S. Lamar St.