105 NW Fourth Street
Smithville, Texas 78957
Metro: (512) 360-2525
Fax: (512) 237-4803
To contact Smithville Police Online:
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.
Would you like to join a progressive police department?
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 on their phone by texting 78957 to 888777. The system sends out notifications when inclement weather or other public service notifications could be used. For example, if a parade is going to cause road closures, the Police Department can now send out a message as a reminder about this.
To sign up you can go to www.nixle.com or text your ZIP code to 888777. This will automatically sign you up for notifications sent out by the Police Department. Spread this around to all of your family and friends because this system will be able to help everyone to be prepared.
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.