The Administration Division of the San Marcos Police Department is the division in which the Chief's of Police operate day to day.
The Community Services Division of the San Marcos Police Department focuses on the police departments relationship with the community we serve, and strives to strengthen that connection everyday.
The patrol division is the driving force of the San Marcos Police Department and is the most seen aspect of the agency.
The Investigations Division of the San Marcos Police Department conducts all investigations related to persons and property crimes that occur in the city of San Marcos.
The Support Services Division of the San Marcos Police Department include Records and 911 Communications. Records maintains all records for the calls for service and the corresponding reports and paperwork that go along with them. 911 Communications is the central HUB for all emergency services in the city of San Marcos including Police, Fire, and EMS.
Citizen Police Academy
The San Marcos Police Department sponsors a Citizen Police Academy: A unique learning experience conducted by the Police Department and designed to give citizens a better understanding of the mission and operations of the department.
Certain officers with a unique set of skills can be assigned within the available specialized units where they can serve the citizens in another aspect outside of general patrol.