City of Hitchcock Police Department

EMERGENCY/LIFE THREATENING CALLS - 911

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Welcome to the City of Hitchcock Police Department

Welcome to the City of Hitchcock Police Department's web site. We hope that we have provided all of the information needed to assist you during your visit to the Hitchcock Police Department's web site.

The Hitchcock Police Department is comprised of 12 sworn police officer, 8 civilian employees, and 6 non-paid officers. All of our dedicated men and women are committed to providing a safe environment for the 7500 plus residents in the City of Hitchcock, as well as the thousands of visitors that pass through our city daily.

In order to provide the highest quality of service for the City of Hitchcock, we continuously assess what we do and how we do it. Our challenge is to always live up to our mission statement. The Hitchcock Police Department observes the following principles.

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City of Hitchcock's History

Hitchcock is a city in Galveston County, Texas, United States. The population was 6,386 at the 2000 census. Hitchcock was created as a station of the railroad between Galveston and Houston in 1873 and around the turn of the 20th century became a vegetable shipping center. The settlement's economy crashed in the 1930s after insect plagues in the surrounding areas, and the area stayed impoverished until the establishment of both an anti-aircraft training base and the Hitchcock Naval Air Station at the beginning of World War II.

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Texas Occupant Restraint Laws: Need-to-know seatbelt laws in Texas

Relevant statutes:

  • Child passenger safety seats
  • Safety belts
  • Riding in open beds

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