Officer Paul Beller

Photo of SMPD Officer Paul Beller

The outpouring of support in prayers and well wishes from the community for Officer Paul Beller, who was injured in the line of duty, has been overwhelming. In response to numerous requests, a donation account has been set up for Officer Beller as he faces an extensive recovery. This donation account is provided through the San Marcos Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association (SMCPAAA), a 501c3 organization. Donations can be made via a secure PayPal link at Checks may be made payable to SMCPAAA with “Paul Beller” in the memo section and mailed to:


Attn: Tammy Strakos

2300 S. IH 35

San Marcos, TX 78666

COVID-19 Response

Due to COVID-19, the City of San Marcos is taking extra precautions to prevent cross contamination as much as possible. Some city offices are closed and some offices, such as POLICE RECORDS are limiting some services.

  • Accident reports and Open Records Requests can be requested online.

  • Online reporting is also available for the following incidents:
    Theft, Burglary of Vehicle, Criminal Mischief/vandalism, Burglary of Coin Operated Machine, Harassment, Identity Theft,
    and Lost Property.​

  • Military / Government Background checks can be faxed to:  855-246-9116

  • Fingerprinting is temporarily unavailable.