Laredo, situated on the U.S.-Mexico Border, is home to a unique culture and the nation’s largest in-land port. The Laredo Police Department is the local municipal law enforcement agency charged with the safety of the community of Laredo, Tx. With over 500 sworn officers and over 80 civilian employees, the Department serves an estimated 261,000 people covering an area of 111 square miles.

The Department takes a Community Oriented Policing approach in an effort to build community support and trust while maintaining a low crime rate and the highest quality of life standard. This website is an overview of YOUR Laredo Police Department as an organization and not a detailed description of the tremendous efforts by all officers to ensuring Laredo remains safe.

The Laredo Police Department is part of the community of Laredo and is privileged and honored to serve all residents and visitors of this great city.

Steve E. Landin
Acting Chief of Police

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