105 NW Fourth Street
Smithville, Texas 78957
Metro: (512) 360-2525
Fax: (512) 237-4803
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Smithville has long been called "the best kept secret in Texas", but it has never been a secret to those of us who live in this beautiful community. It is located in historic central Texas, and is one of the finest and safest towns in Texas. We are proud of our community and we think our pride shows in every corner of Smithville. The Smithville Police Department is committed to continuing our tradition of public excellence in service to this community. SPD maintains an "Open Door" policy, and welcomes comments and inquiries from all.
We hope you find this website informative and useful. The resources on this page are designed to provide you with up-to-date information regarding your Police Department and community crime prevention efforts. We welcome your comments and suggestions for improving this site.
If you or someone you know is going to be out of town and would like a police patrol to monitor your building while you are out, you can fill out a close patrol request form. A close patrol is when the police check your building while you are gone to make sure nothing is out of the ordinary. The patrol will go by at least every 2 hours for each day that you are gone.
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The Smithville Police Department can provide registration service for your bicycle. This registration greatly improves the chances of recovering your bicycle if it is stolen. To register your bike, print and fill out the form for bike registration, and then take the form and your bicycle to the Smithville Police Department to complete your registration. You can download the file below (right click - Save As)
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The Smithville Police Department offers the following opportunities:
Smithville Police Department is currently taking applications to set up a hiring pool for future employment.
Smithville Police Department is a 24/7 department that has a certified dispatcher working at all times. The police dispatchers work 3 twelve (12) hour shifts and 1 four (4) hour shift each week. The dispatcher is responsible for radio traffic for Smithville Police and Smithville Fire Departments. This will be for a full time position.
Smithville Police Department is proud to announce that we are using an emergency notification system known as NIXLE.
This system allows the public to join in on the internet at www.nixle.com or...
The Smithville Police Department is now on the web. Check the City of Smithville website's Police Department section for up-to-date information about police-sponsored events, crime alerts, a...
Smithville will be applying to the Texas Commission on the Arts for a Cultural District Designation. A public meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 21 at 5:30PM at the Lost Pines Artisans' Alliance -- Mary Nichols Art Center and Gallery at 301 Burleson (Loop 230 and Burleson). If you are not able to attend the meeting, you may contact Jill Strube at 512 237 3282 x 2109 or take the Cultural District Survey (see "details" about this article).
FEMA provides information about how to enjoy a safe holiday and reduce the risk of experiencing a holiday fire. They also talk about how to have a fire-safe winter.
The Bastrop County Long Term Recovery Team (BCLTRT) helps wildfire survivors with recovery assistance. If you need help or if you want to volunteer, please contact them. Call 512-321-2868, email the BCLTRT, or go to the BCLTRT website.
The new Community Police Center, which is located at 136 Bluebonnet in Smithville, is being reconditioned. It was formerly used by the library as a location to store items, as well as hold tutoring programs.
It is primarily used for the police agencies of Bastrop County to meet and discuss police business.
Your Smithville Police Department is dedicated to providing the best public service to all of Smithville’s citizens. Your police employees are carefully selected and given the best training possible in order to provide this service. However, you may have an occasion to lodge a complaint about the actions of a member of the Smithville Police Department. In order to be responsive to you, we are providing the following information about how complaints are made, how they are investigated, and the final outcome of your complaint.