San Antonio Police Department
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San Antonio Police Department
San Antonio Police Department
Agency overview
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdictionSan Antonio, Texas, USA
Bexar SanAntonio.svg
Map of San Antonio Police Department's jurisdiction.
Size465.4 square miles (1,210 km2)
Population1,492,510 (2017)[1]
General nature
HeadquartersSouth Santa Rosa

Elected officer responsible
Agency executives
  • William McManus[2], Chief of Police
    4 Gold Stars.svg
  • Anthony Treviño, Assistant Chief over the Operations Bureau 2 Gold Stars.svg
  • James Flavin, Assistant Chief and commander of the Operations Support Bureau 2 Gold Stars.svg

The San Antonio Police Department (SAPD) is the primary law enforcement agency serving the City of San Antonio, Texas, United States and some surrounding areas. Its headquarters are at South Santa Rosa district. SAPD is one of the largest municipal police department in Texas.

The current chief of police is William McManus.[3]


Early law enforcement in San Antonio begins with the alguacils of the Villa de San Fernando de Bexar and progresses to the Texas Rangers, vigilantes, and City Marshals of early San Antonio.[4]


Chief of Police, Command and Executive Staff.[5] Community crime map.[6]


These are the current ranks of the San Antonio Police Department:

Rank Insignia
Chief 4 Gold Stars.svg
Assistant Chief 2 Gold Stars.svg
Deputy Chief 1 Gold Star.svg
Captain Captain insignia gold.svg
Lieutenant US-O1 insignia.svg
Sergeant VA - State Police Sergeant.png
Corporal TX - Houston Police Senior Police Officer.png
Police Officer N/A

See also


  1. ^ Bureau, U.S. Census. "American FactFinder - Results". Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ "Police Chief". Retrieved 2018.
  3. ^ "Message From The Chief". Retrieved 2018.
  4. ^ "History". Retrieved 2018.
  5. ^ "Leadership Chart" (PDF). Retrieved 2018.
  6. ^ "LexisNexis® Community Crime Map". Retrieved 2018.

External links

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