the San Marcos Police Department
Marcos Police Department operates on an approximately $9.8 million budget with 09 employees; 82 of whom are sworn officers
and 27 non-sworn members. The San Marcos Police Department is contains large entities: Administration and Operations. The Assistance Chief of Police who commands the Operations is responsible for all
patrol operations as well as the Narcotics Task Force.
Marcos Police Operations division is charged with the responsibility of protection of life and property, identification and
apprehension of offenders, and recovery of lost and stolen property. The Operations Division addresses those responsibilities
through pro-active patrol, responding to calls for service, directing traffic, investigating accidents, conducting criminal
investigations, providing emergency response, and participating in other community service activities. The division conducts
narcotic investigations, provides K-9 services and operates the Crime Stoppers Program.
Division of the San Marcos Police Department is responsible for 911 emergency communications, training, school resource, juvenile,
crime prevention, accreditation, grant administration, records and administrative supervision and coordination of all activities
and operations within the San Marcos Police Department.