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Message from the Chief of Police

Welcome and thank you for visiting the Victoria Police Department’s website. 

This website is one of the many ways that the Victoria Police Department strives to communicate with our community.  I hope that you find this website informative and useful in answering any questions you might have.

The Victoria Police Department is proud to provide a high level of professional services to our community.  Our employees are committed to our core values of Integrity, Professionalism, Pride in Service, and Respect.

I hope you will enjoy touring our website.  I welcome your feedback on our website, and/or the service and performance of our department.

Jeffrey Craig, Chief of Police


 Our Vision Statement

We want Victoria to be a safe community to live, work in, and visit.

Our Mission Statement

To reduce crime and the fear of crime through outstanding police services in partnership with the community.

Core Values

Our core values are the heart and soul of how we operate.  We dedicate ourselves to these values with the goal of providing excellent services and programs to meet the needs of our community and those within our organization. They guide our actions and serve as the framework for the decisions and contributions we make every day – at each and every level in the organization.

Integrity – Each member of the Victoria Police Department shall be held accountable to the highest level regarding truthfulness and ethical conduct.  An understanding of the importance of public trust should be considered in each decision we make.

Professionalism – Each member of the Victoria Police Department shall act in a manner that is consistent with the highest expectations of a public servant. Employees shall be tactful in the performance of their duties, shall control their tempers, and exercise the utmost patience and discretion, and shall not engage in argumentative discussions even in the face of extreme provocation.

Pride In Service – Each member of the Victoria Police Department should take pride in providing the best possible service to the citizens and guests of our community.

Respect – Each member of the Victoria Police Department shall ensure that all persons are treated with equality, dignity and courtesy.  A high level of respect must be maintained for one’s self, the citizens we serve, and our organization.

While in the performance of their duties, each member of the Victoria Police Department shall not express any prejudice towards anyone concerning age, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, creed, color, national origin, physical impairment, political affiliations, religious opinions, or veteran status.

Officers/employees will respect the rights of individuals and will not engage in discrimination, oppression or favoritism.

Website Highlights


Mailing Address:

Victoria Police Department

P.O. Box 2086

Victoria, TX  77902

VPD Administration, Patrol and Investigations are Located at:

306 S. Bridge Street

Victoria, TX

VPD Records,

Training and Recruitment Located in the City Hall Building:

105 W. Juan Linn Street

Victoria, TX