Brownsville Police Department

  • Agency: Brownsville Police Department
  • Address: 600 E Jackson St, Brownsville, 78520 TX
  • Chief: Carlos Garcia (Chief of Police)
Phone: 956-548-7000
Fax: 956-548-7058

Brownsville Police Department is located at 600 E Jackson St, Brownsville, 78520 TX. The Chief of Police of the department is Carlos Garcia. The Brownsville Police Department phone number is 956-548-7000.

Brownsville Police Department News

Rachel Pena Elementary March 19, 2018 A big “Thank You” goes to Mrs. Aida Mancias and teachers of Rachel Pena Elementary, for the invitation to promote literacy and community involvement. As per McGruff, he hopes we can do it again!

Ruben Gutierrez Memorial Firing Range March 15, 2018 Chief Rodriguez met with a very special group of men and women this morning. A group of retired Brownsville Police Officers gathered at the Ruben Gutierrez memorial firing range for their annual firearms proficiency exercise.

Auto Pedestrian Accident (double fatality) Ana Maria Santos Hernandez (59) Felipa Santos Hernandez (63) Brownsville Police are currently investigating an Auto Pedestrian fatality accident that occurred at approximately 09:15pm on 03-14-18 of the 3500 block of FM 802. A Chevrolet Suburban struck two females that were crossing the street on an undesignated area. The driver, who remained at the scene, was identified as a 16 year old. The victims were pronounced deceased at location and later identified as Ana Maria Santos Hernandez and Felipa Santos Hernandez. There was no arrest in regards to this incident, but case remains under investigation.,-97.4643114,18.56z

Child Seat Safety Check March 12, 2018 Brownsville Police Office of Community Affairs along with the Texas Dept of State Health Services and TxDOT, held this year’s Child Safety Seat event in the parking lot of the HEB Southmost. The Brownsville Police Department would like to thank our sponsors HEB (2950 Southmost Rd), Raising Canes (3341 Boca Chica Blvd), Chick-fil-A (3385 Boca Chica Blvd) and all our volunteers for making this event a real success. We would also like to thank the Office of Community Affairs Officer Mike Tovar and Officer Carlos Camacho for the dedication and organization of this project.

It was a beautiful day for a morning run. Outstanding Event!

UPDATE MISSING PERSON Juan Hernandez (67) Mr.Juan Hernandez has been located. No injuries were reported at this time and he appears to be in good spirits. He will be checked out by EMS for evaluation.

POSITIVE COMMUNITY IMPACT HOSTED COMMUNITY FORUM March 08, 2018 – The Positive Community Impact Coalition (PCI) hosted a “Community Forum” last night to focus on raising awareness on underage drinking. Chief Orlando Rodriguez and District Attorney Luis Saenz were the featured law enforcement experts that participated in the forum. “According to the Partnership for a Drug-Free America, teens who learn about the risks of drugs from their parents are 50 percent less likely to use drugs. Influencing the youth of Brownsville in making smart decisions is the first step in making a difference and creating a safe and healthy community.” –PCI Coalition

Los Cuates Middle School March 8, 2018 Brownsville Police Officers Veronica Garcia and Lily De la Garza delivered a strong anti-child abuse message to students at Los Cuates Middle School. Great job Officers! -Chief Orlando Rodriguez

Ben Brite Elementary School March 8, 2018 Hats OFF, or ON! to Officer Mike Tovar with the Office of Community Affairs for taking time to visit with Ben Brite Elementary students during the recent Dr. Seuss' Birthday celebration. Reading is a key to success!

Juan Carlos Maldonado (43) On March 2, 2018 at or about 2:46 p.m., Brownsville Police Department Uniformed Officers responded to a residence on the 300 block of Military Highway in reference to a domestic disturbance. Officers were advised that suspect, Juan Carlos Maldonado (43) had been arguing with family members and that during the course of that argument he displayed a handgun. On arrival, Officers found that Maldonado had barricaded himself inside the residence. Brownsville Police Department Hostage Negotiators also responded to the scene and were able to persuade Maldonado to exit the residence without incident. Family members advised that they were not injured during the course of this disturbance. Maldonado was taken into custody and charged with three counts of Aggravated Assault With A Deadly Weapon By Threat (Family Violence) and three counts of Unlawful Restraint (Family Violence).

Thank you Citizens of Brownsville! Chief Orlando Rodriguez and the Brownsville Police Department want to take this opportunity to say THANK YOU BROWNSVILLE!! During the Charro Days weekend, thousands of Brownsville residents and visitors celebrated the various events that included three parades as well as Sombrero Fest. We are proud of our residents and visitors as it turned out to be such a fun and safe celebration. There were no concerns and the celebration was a huge success. Your police department couldn't be prouder of the way everyone got along and had a great time. We have received so many compliments and for that, we say thank you to our community!

The Brownsville Police Department would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families, friends, and colleagues of the fallen Officers during the month of February. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Deputy Sheriff Micah Lee Flick El Paso County Sheriff's Office, CO EOW: Monday, February 5, 2018 Cause: Gunfire Deputy Sheriff Steven Belanger Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, CA EOW: Tuesday, February 6, 2018 Cause: Gunfire Reserve Officer Jarate Dewayne Condit Asher Police Department, OK EOW: Tuesday, February 6, 2018 Cause: Automobile crash Police Officer David Charles Sherrard Richardson Police Department, TX EOW: Wednesday, February 7, 2018 Cause: Gunfire Police Officer Chase Lee Maddox Locust Grove Police Department, GA EOW: Friday, February 9, 2018 Cause: Gunfire K9 Officer Eric Joseph Joering Westerville Division of Police, OH EOW: Saturday, February 10, 2018 Cause: Gunfire Police Officer Anthony Pasquale Morelli Westerville Division of Police, OH EOW: Saturday, February 10, 2018 Cause: Gunfire Commander Paul R. Bauer Chicago Police Department, IL EOW: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 Cause: Gunfire Police Officer Darren Maurice Weathers Detroit Police Department, MI EOW: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 Cause: Automobile crash Deputy Sheriff Kevin James Stanton Brevard County Sheriff's Office, FL EOW: Saturday, February 17, 2018 Cause: Automobile crash Police Officer Justin Taylor Billa Mobile Police Department, AL EOW: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Cause: Gunfire Corporal Mujahid Ramzziddin Prince George's County Police Department, MD EOW: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 Cause: Gunfire Sergeant Mark J. Baserman Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, PA EOW: Monday, February 26, 2018 Cause: Assault

Career Expo Texas Southmost College February 28, 2018 The Brownsville Police Department was one of the many agencies that were represented at the Texas Southmost College Career Expo, which was held at the Jacob Brown Auditorium. Officers were there to answer questions about joining Brownsville’s Finest.

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT DWI The Brownsville Police Department would like to remind everyone about the dangers of Drinking and Driving. “About every 20 minutes in Texas, someone is hurt or killed in a crash involving alcohol. We urge you to take responsibility for your actions. Don't drink and drive.” -TXDOT

The Brownsville Police Department would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of former Alamo Police Chief Arturo “Art” Espinosa. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Child Safety Seat Check March 12, 2018 11:00 am - 1:00 pm HEB - Southmost Blvd

16th Annual Chief of Police Benefit Golf Tournament Saturday April 14, 2018

Pedro Fernandez “Mr. Amigo 2017” February 23, 2018 Brownsville Police welcomed Mr. Pedro Fernandez, Mr. Amigo 2017, to the police station this morning. Chief Rodriguez issued Mr. Amigo the Honorary Chief Badge. Mr. Amigo was able to take several photos with the attendees. Brownsville Police Department would like to thank Mr. Amigo for his amiable visit today.