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Patrol
Overview
The Patrol Services Division consists of TrafficK-9 and SWAT units.

The police officers assigned to the Patrol Division are the city’s first line of defense, providing safety and security to the citizens of Allen. Patrol officers work four 12-hour shifts and may be assigned during the day, evening or night.

Community
Allen patrol officers take a proactive stance in preventing crimes and embrace the philosophies of community policing. Officers are encouraged to conduct directed patrols and park-and-walks to meet with citizens about their concerns and to exemplify the Allen Police Department’s motto of "Serving Our Community."

Directed Patrols: Reducing Crime
Directed patrols increase the visibility and accessibility of patrol officers to the citizens of Allen. In an effort to reduce crime and traffic accidents, officers routinely patrol areas of the city that require special attention. Citizens are encouraged to call the Police Department to request directed patrols. The repeated presence of police officers in a specific area can reduce crime and the speed of vehicles traveling through that area.

Patrol Districts
Curious about what patrol district you live or work in? Check the patrol district map to find out.


Contact Information
Allen Police Department
Staff Directory 
APD Headquarters
205 W McDermott 
Allen, Texas 75013

Phone: 214.509.4200
Non-Emergency Dispatch: 214.509.4321
Crime Tip: 972.727.8477
Emergency: 911


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