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Message from the Chief

Welcome to the web page of the Live Oak Police Department. We hope this site provides you with additional resources to address any needs or questions you may have.

The City of Live Oak is the northeast gateway community to the City of San Antonio, Texas. The Live Oak Police Department is a premier law enforcement agency comprised of 35 sworn and 16 civilian employees. The strong community partnership the agency enjoys is highly respected by others. The department strives to establish a safe environment for all who live, work, shop and play here. As our department moves into the future, we will continue to implement strategies to reduce crime and improve the quality of life in our community. This continued commitment has made Live Oak one of the safest cities in Texas.

Gary Hopper, Chief of Police

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Our Mission

In partnership with the community, the mission of the Live Oak Police Department is to prevent crime, preserve the peace and enforce the laws with exemplary service

Our Vision

The vision of the Live Oak Police Department is to set the highest professional standard and model of policing in the State of Texas.

The Live Oak Police Department provides the best police service possible to the residents and visitors of Live Oak. Police employees are carefully selected and given the best training possible to provide professional service. In addition, public complaints compliments are welcomed and appreciated. E-mail contact: or call (210) 945-1781 after 5pm and on weekends a message can be left.

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