Victoria Police Department

  • Agency: Victoria Police Department
  • Address: 306 S. Bridge Street, Victoria, 77901 TX
  • Chief: Bruce Ure (Chief of Police)

Victoria Police Department is located at 306 S. Bridge Street, Victoria, 77901 TX. The Chief of Police of the department is Bruce Ure. The Victoria Police Department phone number is 361-485-3700.

Victoria Police Department News

Let's all do our part and keep Victoria beautiful!!

Join us in saying good bye to Assistant Chief J. Ray and congratulate him on his new endeavors as the Director of the Law Enforcement and Security Training Division of Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX).

Evil Patrick may be imaginary but criminals that target vehicles aren't. Remove your keys, remove your property and remove the opportunity for someone to make you a victim.

The event is open to the public. If you can't make this one, we'll be having another on Sat, March 31 at The Master's House 2704 N Laurent St from 2-4pm.

The Victoria Police Department is requesting information regarding the disappearance of Antonio Vela Jr. Vela was last seen at a local business on June 15, 2017. His vehicle was found the next day, outside the city limits, in Victoria County. If you have information about Vela’s disappearance, please call Victoria Crime Stoppers at 361-572-4200. All tips are anonymous and if you give information that assists investigators in solving his disappearance, you could earn a cash reward.

WE ARE SPONSORING CADETS THROUGH THE NEXT ACADEMY!! Please share this message with anyone you think would like to become an officer with VPD! Officer D. Brogger

Victoria Crime Stoppers needs your help in locating a wanted subject. Boyd Zachary Martinez is a 26 yr old male who is wanted for Bond Forfeiture on Assault Causes Bodily Injury, Harassment of a Public Servant, and Bail Jumping and Failure to Appear. If you have any information about the location of Boyd Martinez, please contact Victoria Crime Stoppers at 572-4200. Never attempt to apprehend a fugitive yourself. If you have information on the location of this fugitive, you can call 24 hours a day. All tips are anonymous and if you give information that leads to Martinez’s arrest, you could earn a cash reward.

The answer to our question is Failure to Control Speed. Be careful out there thanks for your participation and stand by for the next brain teaser.

What an accomplishment for our very own Lt. Clay Fetters! Lt. Fetters recently graduated from the Leadership Command College of the Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT). This program provides law enforcement administrators and executives like Lt. Fetters with the skills necessary to effectively manage police agencies like the VPD and deliver a high level of service to their communities. Help us congratulate Lt. Fetters on graduating from this program by leaving him a message here. He doesn’t get on Facebook very often, but I will make sure he gets each and every one of them. Officer D. Brogger

First correct answer in the comments gets a prize. We will post the answer tomorrow at noon.

Even Florida loves VPD!!! If you don't have this sticker on your car, get it on soon!! Especially if you love CFA also (hint, hint)!! If you need one, they're available at VPD downtown and VPD substation at the Victoria Mall. Officer D. Brogger

The City of Victoria is a fantastic place to work!! Come on, give us a try!

Another example of great work being done at VPD. Thanks Crime Analyst Luke Scott. Chief JJ Craig

A fine example of the great work being done by VPD's Wendi DuVall our Victim Liaison. Great job and thank you for what you do and being there for others when they need someone to help them through a difficult time. Chief JJ Craig

IRS Scam Fail Once again the scammers tried to pull a fast one on us but Adam was one step ahead of 'em. The video is a bit long but you can skip to about 13:36 to hear their actual reason for the call. With tax season upon us we need to keep in mind that the IRS will neither call nor ask for payment in iTune gift cards.

To schedule your appointment call 361-485-3783.

Today , Senior Police Officer John Turner gave another great presentation on Civilian Response to Active Shooters. Unfortunately very timely and critically important information for our community. Great job by both John Turner and Adam Banda of Crime Prevention. Chief JJ Craig

Victoria Crime Stoppers is looking for information about a forgery. In September of 2017, a woman used a counterfeit $50 to purchase a cell phone from another woman. They agreed to the purchase in the parking lot of a local convenience store where the woman was recorded by cameras at the store. If you have any information about who committed this crime, please contact Victoria Crime Stoppers at 572-4200. All tips are anonymous and if you give information that leads to arrest or indictment, you could earn a cash reward.

Let's give a warm welcome to our newest VPD Officers!! This morning, Officers R. Israwi, C. Yogi, and M. Morgan were sworn in to protect and serve our community. Pictured below are Chief JJ Craig, Officer R. Israwi, Officer C. Yogi, Officer M. Morgan, and Assistant Chief J. Ray.

Detective A. Rendon is currently seeking to identify the individual in this photo regarding a recent offense. Victoria Police Department Case #2017-000462 Please contact Detective A. Rendon at 361-485-3730 or email to Please remember – DO NOT post any identifying information (name, address, workplace, etc.) of potential witnesses, suspects or wanted persons, on our Facebook wall or we’ll have to remove those comments. We don’t... want to risk the possibility of misidentification.

Starting to see quite a few stickers around town!! If you don't have yours yet, you need to come pick one up and get it on your car!!! Fun stuff happening soon! The stickers are available for pick up at VPD Downtown or at the VPD Substation in the Victoria Mall near Chick-Fil-A (that's also a hint!). Officer D. Brogger

In honor of Black History Month, the Victoria Police Department would like to recognize Willie Hill, the first black Police Sergeant in the State of Texas! Mr. Hill was sworn in as a Police Officer with the Victoria Police Department in the 1950's and was promoted to Sergeant in 1962. Sgt. Hill spent 18 years with VPD! His badge is currently displayed in the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame Museum in Waco, TX. Sgt. Hill passed away in 1991 at the age of 87.