Angleton Police Department

  • Agency: Angleton Police Department
  • Address: 104 Cannan Dr, Angleton, 77515 TX
  • Chief: David Ashburn (Chief of Police)
Phone: 979-849-2383
Fax: 979-849-2387

Angleton Police Department is located at 104 Cannan Dr, Angleton, 77515 TX. The Chief of Police of the department is David Ashburn. The Angleton Police Department phone number is 979-849-2383.

Angleton Police Department News

Congratulations to our own Officer Ernesto De Los Santos for being selected as Officer of the Year for Angleton Police Department. Tonight he, along with several other fine officers, were recognized for their accomplishments at the 100 Club of Brazoria County’s Law Enforcement Appreciation Dinner. Thank you for your great work, Officer De Los Santos!

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A License to Carry (LTC) class is being held at the Angleton Police Department on Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. We will meet in the training room to do the classroom portion, and then we will go to the range. Once you complete this course, you are eligible to apply for your license to carry through Texas DPS. You can go to https://www.dps.texas.gov/rsd/ltc/index.htm to gain more information on the state requirements You will need at least 50 rounds of ammo, 2 magazines, and the weapon you plan to qualify with. It can be either semi-auto or revolver. The longest distance you will shoot from is 15 yards. You will need to bring ear and eye protection, have close toed shoes, and a collared shirt is preferred. The cost is $60.00. Please bring cash or check, and lunch is included. You will need register by emailing bcorb@richwoodtx.gov or kdavis@angletonpd.net. Register soon to ensure you get a seat. All proceeds will be donated to the Leadership Command College Alumni Association (law enforcement training).

Thanks to the Patin family for bringing our dispatchers some goodies yesterday as we wrap up National Public Safety Telecommunicators week!

Chief David Ashburn began his career June 1, 1983 with the Corsicana Police Department. He worked with Corsicana PD for 12 years, 6 months where he earned the rank of Assistant Chief of Police. Chief Ashburn was selected as Chief of Police with the Navasota Police Department on December 4, 1995. He served Navasota as their Chief for 2 years, 4 months before selected as Chief of Police for the City of Angleton. Chief started his tenure with Angleton on April 13, 1998, exactly twenty years ago today. Chief David Ashburn officially retires today, April 13, 2018 at 1700 hours, concluding 35 years of distinguished law enforcement service. Chief Ashburn has continued to move our department forward with new programs and constantly upgrading technology in our police units, updating equipment for the officers such as Tasers, Body-Worn cameras, tourniquets and medical kits, and new equipment for inside the police station. Some of Chief’s programs he started at Angleton include "Turn around Angleton" running out the drug dealers in our city by chanting at their houses; The Citizens' Police Academy, which is now in our 31st class, and there have been 31 graduates go on to the police academy to be police officers; COP (Citizens on Patrol), CPA graduates enforcing disabled parking, code enforcement violations. Chief Ashburn brought our in-house Training Academy up to a TCOLE Contract Training Provider for Law Enforcement; started our honor guard; bicycle patrol for special events as well as special use on patrol; SORT (Special Operations Response Team); National Night Out, and event during which officers go throughout the city with fire and EMS meeting neighbors; "Click it or Ticket," promoting the use of seat belts; and “Holiday Safe Driver," for which businesses donated free gifts to be given to drivers who were stopped by officers for obeying the law, for example, using a turn signal when appropriate, or just being courteous. Chief Ashburn worked with City Government to open out own gun range. He and his wife, Nancy, provided steak lunches every year for all PD employees for National Police Week, paying for the lunches himself. Chief Ashburn started the Drug Drop program for citizens to drop off their left over drugs. He implemented dark uniforms with a newly designed patch and badge; award bars to wear on class A uniforms for distinguished service, certifications, years of service, and many other types of recognitions. In 2011, Angleton Police Department was recognized by the Texas Police Chief's Association as the 45th agency out of over 2000 in the state holding our department to highest standards. We have been recognized once, and will be again in 2019. Chief Ashburn has always encouraged our employees to continue their education and training. Chief Ashburn holds a bachelor degree from Dallas Baptist University, is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, and a graduate of the Sam Houston State University Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas, Leadership Command College. He holds a Master Peace Officer certification with over 6200 combined training hours. He has earned certifications as a law enforcement instructor and crime prevention inspector. Thank you, Chief David Ashburn, for your service to our community. It was an honor and privilege to serve under your leadership. May God bless you and your family!

Chief David Ashburn began his career June 1, 1983 with the Corsicana Police Department. He worked with Corsicana PD for 12 years, 6 months where he earned the rank of Assistant Chief of Police. Chief Ashburn was selected as Chief of Police with the Navasota Police Department on December 4, 1995. He served Navasota as their Chief for 2 years, 4 months before selected as Chief of Police for the City of Angleton. Chief started his tenure with Angleton on April 13, 1998, exactly twenty years ago today. Chief David Ashburn officially retires today at 1700 hours, concluding 35 years of distinguished law enforcement service. Chief Ashburn has continued to move our department forward with new programs and constantly upgrading technology in our police units, updating equipment for the officers such as Tasers, Body-Worn cameras, tourniquets and medical kits, and new equipment for inside the police station. Some of Chief’s programs he started at Angleton include "Turn around Angleton" running out the drug dealers in our city by chanting at their houses; The Citizens' Police Academy, which is now in our 31st class, and there have been 31 graduates go on to the police academy to be police officers; COP (Citizens on Patrol), CPA graduates enforcing disabled parking, code enforcement violations. Chief Ashburn brought our in-house Training Academy up to a TCOLE Contract Training Provider for Law Enforcement; started our honor guard; bicycle patrol for special events as well as special use on patrol; SORT (Special Operations Response Team); National Night Out, and event during which officers go throughout the city with fire and EMS meeting neighbors; "Click it or Ticket," promoting the use of seat belts; and “Holiday Safe Driver," for which businesses donated free gifts to be given to drivers who were stopped by officers for obeying the law, for example, using a turn signal when appropriate, or just being courteous. Chief Ashburn worked with City Government to open out own gun range. He and his wife, Nancy, provided steak lunches every year for all PD employees for National Police Week, paying for the lunches himself. Chief Ashburn started the Drug Drop program for citizens to drop off their left over drugs. He implemented dark uniforms with a newly designed patch and badge; award bars to wear on class A uniforms for distinguished service, certifications, years of service, and many other types of recognitions. In 2011, Angleton Police Department was recognized by the Texas Police Chief's Association as the 45th agency out of over 2000 in the state holding our department to highest standards. We have been recognized once, and will be again in 2019. Chief Ashburn has always encouraged our employees to continue their education and training. Chief Ashburn holds a bachelor degree from Dallas Baptist University, is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, and a graduate of the Sam Houston State University Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas, Leadership Command College. He holds a Master Peace Officer certification with over 6200 combined training hours. He has earned certifications as a law enforcement instructor and crime prevention inspector. Thank you, Chief David Ashburn, for your service to our community. It was an honor and privilege to serve under your leadership. May God bless you and your family!

HappyTelecommunicators week to our outstanding team we have working in dispatch!

K9 Boby is enjoying retirement life and living the dream!

Please help us find these fugitives. Do not attempt to apprehend. Call Angleton Police Department at 979-849-2383 or BCSO Crime Stoppers at 979-849-TIPS (8477) with any information. These subjects have active warrants for their arrests for charges connected to unrelated incidents.

HELP US IDENTIFY this man who stole iPhones from T Mobile here in Angleton. He entered the store on Wednesday, March 21 at approximately 4:15 pm during business hours, grabbed the devices, and fled. If you can identify him, please call Angleton Police Department at 979-849-2383 and speak to Officer Meyer or any other officer in reference to case number 2018-000426. The suspect's appearance is strikingly similar to the suspect who stole from the Clute T Mobile store. Stay safe out there!

Shared from Clute Police Department! Check out our post below about a similar case!

The Brazoria County Sheriff's Office is seeking leads in a criminal mischief case that occurred at the Brazoria County Fairgrounds around the time the Market Days event was held. On March 19, it was reported somone entered the announcer's booth and the concession stand located in the rodeo arena and broke several windows, lock hasps, and light bulbs causing about $850 in damage. If you have any information about this case, please contact Investigator Roberts at the Brazoria County Sheriff's Office at 979-849-2441, and reference case number 1803-0390

We are so proud of the new upgrades to our fleet of patrol vehicles! Thank you citizens for supporting us and giving us the finest tools to serve our community!

Congratulations to Officer Ernesto DeLosSantos for being awarded Officer of the Year for 2017 and to Telecommunications Operator, Corporal Janda Madeline for earning the Dispatch/Support Personnel of the Year for 2017! Thank you both for your great work and dedication. Well done, and well deserved!

Angleton Police Department K9 Boby Retires: Boby was purchased on July 1, 2011 through the assistance of a Dow Grant. Boby only understood Dutch language, so his trainer had to learn his commands in Dutch as well. His first K9 handler was Officer Ian Patin. Officer Patin and Boby trained in law enforcement work with US K9 Unlimited in Kaplan, Louisiana. They worked together until Officer Patin resigned in March of 2014. At this time, Officer Arthur Moore stepped up to work with Boby until October 15th, and they had also trained in Louisiana. Officer Cody Castellow then requested to be placed with Boby as his K9 handler on October 6, 2015. K9 Boby received a Certificate of Commendation on February 21, 2017 for his exceptional devotion to duty and for performance above and beyond the call of duty in reference to a 911 call to an aggravated robbery on Mulberrry Street. Officer Castellow and Boby have been partners working together until Boby's retirement on February 28, 2018. Thank you for your service Officer Boby, and enjoy your retirement at home with Officer Castellow!

Angleton Police Department is searching for leads and information on the whereabouts of Gabriel Aviran Gonzalez Alvarez, a 33 years old Hispanic male. Gonzales Alvarez is wanted in connection with a double Aggravated Assault with Deadly Weapon which occurred in Angleton on February 18, 2018. There are two outstanding felony warrants for the arrest of Gonzales Alvarez with bonds totaling $300,000. He should be considered armed and dangerous. Do not attempt to approach or apprehend, but contact Angleton Police Department with any information at (979) 849–2383. El Policia de Angleton, Texas esta buscando Gabriel Aviran Gonzalez. Tiene 33 anos. Gabriel Avrian Gonzalez tiene dos ordenes para Detinido para Asalto Agravado Con Arma Mortal. Los bonds son $300,000.00. Este paso en Angleton en el dia 18 de Febrero 2018. Gabriel Avrian Gonzalez deberia considerado armado y peligrosa. Llame el Policia de Angleton con informacion (979) 849-2383.

Drive safely this spring break!

Thanks to the Segovia family for the cupcakes! We appreciate your support!

Congratulations to our own Officer J. Losoya for receiving the Life Saving award for his outstanding work performing CPR and saving a woman’s life! Officer Losoya was presented with the award at the city council meeting tonight and is pictured with the Mayor, members of city council; his mother, who is a detective with Bastrop County Sheriff’s Office, and his fiance. Well done, Officer Losoya!

PRESS RELEASE: A shooting occurred in a trailer park in the 2300 block of E. Mulberry St. on Sunday, February 18, 2018 at 12:35 p.m. following an altercation between two men. Gabriel Aviran Gonzalez-Alvarez, a 33 year-old Hispanic male, allegedly fired as many as seven shots from a .40 caliber handgun into a vehicle in which the 38 year-old male victim driver and a 29 year-old male passenger were seated. Two rounds struck the driver, sending him to a Houston hospital via medical helicopter where he was treated and has since been released. Another round struck the passenger who left the scene before police arrived, and he did not seek medical treatment. The suspect fled in a 2011 red GMC pickup with an unknown license plate before police arrived. All parties involved reside in Angleton. A warrant has been issued for the arrest of the suspect for, so far, one count of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, a 2nd degree felony. If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of Gabriel Aviran Gonzalez-Alvarez, please call Angleton Police Department at 979-849-2383.

Citizens be on the lookout! This Gorman Rupp sewer pump shown in the photos belongs to the City of Angleton and was stolen from the lift station next to the Heritage Oaks subdivision sometime in the night after 8:00 p.m. Saturday, February 16, or early morning hours of Sunday, February 17! Please take note of the unique hitch and the sticker which reads "RSC Equipment Rental," the company from which the pump was purchased. Also, the axle was severely bent which would make the wheels difficult to roll. If you have any information about this trailer, please call Angleton Police Department at 979-849-2383.

UPDATE - Today, February 15, 2018, just after 1:00 p.m., Angleton officers served six additional outstanding warrants on the suspect in the recent cases involving home and vehicle burglaries. Johnathan Allen Music, 24 year-old white male, of Angleton was arrested without incident and is being charged with two counts of Burglary of a Habitation, 2nd degree felony, one count of Theft of Firearm, state jail felony, and three counts of Burglary of a Motor Vehicle, class A misdemeanor. Music’s arrest comes only a day after bonding out of Brazoria County Jail on the initial charge involving the theft of a Ford Mustang. Music is being held at the Brazoria County Jail on bonds totaling $79,500. The charges are the result of an ongoing investigation involving vehicle and home burglaries in the 600 block of Cotharn Drive and between the 100 and 200 block of Lasso Street.

PRESS RELEASE: Angleton Police have a suspect in custody in relation to a home burglary and auto theft which occurred in the early morning hours of Friday, February 9, 2018 in the 600 block of Cotharn Drive. On Friday morning, the homeowner awoke and discovered his home had been burglarized and his vehicle, a white Mustang, stolen from the garage in addition to some other property which included a firearm. Early Saturday morning at 3:25, police received a call of a home invasion in the 100 block of Lasso Street. The homeowners reported they awoke to find a person standing in their bedroom attempting to take property, and calmly walked out of the house when they spoke to him, entered a newer white Mustang and drove away. Later Saturday morning at approximately 11:00 a.m., the stolen Mustang was discovered abandoned just outside the Angleton city limits. Through investigative leads, a suspect was identified and arrested a short time later on an unrelated warrant. That suspect has been initially charged with the theft of the Mustang, a 3rd degree felony, and is being held at the Brazoria County Jail. Police are withholding the name of the suspect at this time because more charges may be pending in these cases.

SKYWARN TRAINING CLASS from 7 pm to 9:30 on the 10th of April, being held at the Commissioners Court room in Angleton Courthouse, 111 E. Locust, Angleton, Texas SKYWARN is a volunteer program with nearly 300,000 trained severe weather spotters nationwide. These volunteers help keep their local communities safe by providing timely and accurate reports of severe weather to the National Weather Service. Spotters can work from their homes or by car using a phone or radio. WHO SHOULD ATTEND: This training is open to the general public.Please attend and see how you can help! Those involved in public safety and severe weather safety / recognition, such as amateur radio operators, first responders (CERT, MRC, police officers, firefighters and EMS officials), and media representatives are encouraged to attend this important session. You do not have to be affiliated with any agency and local citizens are encouraged to attend this class. There is no cost or obligation when attending this class.