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Police Department
Divisions
Contact
Thomas Harris
Chief of Police

J.D. Newlin
Police Lieutenant

140 W. Cameron Ave.
Rockdale, TX  76567

Ph: (512) 446-3436
Fax: (512) 446-2427

Emergency: 9-1-1

Hours
24 hours a day,
7 days a week
The Rockdale Police Department consists of the following divisions:

Responsibilities
The Rockdale Police Department consists of 11 sworn officers and six civilian personnel. The department is responsible for enforcing all federal, state and municipal laws. The department is also responsible for:
  • Enforcing animal ordinances
  • Investigating traffic accidents
  • Providing law enforcement and dispatch assistance in times of emergency conditions
  • Responding to calls of suspicious criminal behavior
  • Assisting businesses and residents with crime prevention

Position Responsibilities
The police chief is responsible for the overall operations and policies of the department. The police lieutenant reports to the police chief, supervises the patrol officers and conducts any major investigations.

The school resource officer is assigned to the Rockdale Independent School District campuses to assist in truancy matters, investigate suspected criminal offenses on campus and counsel at-risk youths.