Plano Police Department Information
The Plano Police Department first came into being on January 1st, 1958. Since then it has been providing public services to everyone within Plano, Texas. In 1992, the department received its accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies. The Plano Police eventually also received a Meritorious Award, given in recognition to those agencies who have consistently maintained their accreditation for fifteen years or more.
The police department employs 410 sworn police officers, 178 civilian employees, and another 79 civilian employees who work part-time.
Information on the Plano Police Department
The City of Plano Police Department is headed by the Chief of Police, Gregory Pushkin. The department is divided into various divisions. These divisions are responsible for the work that has been delegated to that division. The administrative bureau primarily supports the sworn officers as well as handling all matters related to record-keeping and other administrative tasks, while the patrol division handles the responsibility of actively patrolling the city to maintain law and order.
The Various Divisions in the Plano Police Department
- The Office of the Chief of Police
- The Administrative Services Bureau
- The Criminal Investigation Services Division
- The Patrol Sevices Division
- The Support Services Division
The Plano Police do not only provide public safety services, but they also work on programs dedicated to improving relationships between the department and the community. The Neighborhood Police Officer Program was created with the intention of providing access to help and support from police officers on issues within the neighborhood. The School Liasion Program similarly seeks to create a bridge between the youth and the police and provide help and assistance to anyone in Plano who requires it.
Contacting the Plano Police Department
The Plano Police can be reached by either calling them, visiting their headquarters or your nearest substation, sending them an email, using their website or through their social media accounts.
The easiest way to get in touch with the Plano Police, anytime and anywhere, is by giving the department a call.
However, in case you are facing an emergency, and you feel that you are in danger and need immediate help, the fastest way to reach out to the police and emergency services is by dialing 911. You should not use any other way of contacting the Plano Police during an emergency. While 911 is constantly monitored by personnel trained in handling emergency situations, the other channels are not monitored constantly and may not be able to provide you with the help you need. In emergencies, always dial 911.
For now-emergencies, you can call the department at 972-424-5678. If you want to call the Chief of Police directly, then the number to get through to him is 972-941-2410.
If you want to email him, then the email of the Chief of Police of Plano Police Department is:
If you want to visit the headquarters of the Plano Police Department, then their address is:
Main Police Station
909 14th St.
Plano, TX 75074
Website and Social Media for the Plano Police Department
The official website of the Plano Police Department not only provides information on the police department, how they work and the different ways to contact them, it also provides information on submitting online reports, records and other information you may be looking for, pertaining to the department.
You can submit online reports for certain crimes, but for other crimes, you would need to visit the department to file a report. You can file a report online for the following crimes:
- Hit and Run
- Abandoned Vehicle
- Vandalism valued under $2500
- Theft valued under $2509
You can also contact the department through its social media channels. Keep up to date with the Plano Police Department by following either their Facebook account or Twitter account.