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Fingerprinting Services

  • Photo ID Required
  • Cost is $10 per fingerprint card
  • For more information call 210-659-1999

Broker Licenses
HB 1530 specifies new fingerprint requirements for broker or salesperson licenses. Cibolo Police Department does not provide this service.

Residential Crime Prevention Inspection
The Residential Crime Prevention Inspection Program is intended to help homeowners reduce their insurance premiums by qualifying for a Texas Home Security Credit. There is no guarantee of a reduction in premium. Contact your insurance provider to see if they offer the reduction.

Any homeowner may request a Residential Crime Prevention Inspection of their residence by completing the form below or contacting the Cibolo Police Department Crime Prevention Unit. A Crime Prevention Specialist will perform a security evaluation. This inspection is at no cost to Cibolo residents.

Before submitting an inspection request be sure you have fully read the requirements below and comply with them. Not doing so will result in an inspection failure. For questions, email

How it works:
An initial appointment takes about 45-60 minutes depending on the size of the residence. The homeowner is given a verbal list of the deficiencies as required to pass the inspection. 

A follow up with a detailed, printed report is then made for a later date in which the officer goes through not only the pass/fail requirements, but several crime prevention tips for both exterior and interior areas of the home. Discount codes and product demos are a part of this presentation. Based on resident Q and A, the follow up takes 15-30 minutes. If the deficiencies are corrected, a passing report can be issued at this time. 

CPU Home Inspection Requirements

                                                                        Home Inspection Request Form         

Commercial Crime Prevention Survey
The Commercial Crime Prevention Survey Program is intended to help business owners make their property and building more crime resistant. Either an oral survey or written survey can be requested. The written survey takes approximately three weeks to complete. Contact the Crime Prevention Unit at or (210)659-1999 to request a survey. This survey is at no cost to Cibolo businesses.

Crime Prevention Tips and Documents

Report It Flyer
Home Security Checklist

TDI Home Inventory Checklist
Vehicle Crime Prevention Tips (coming soon)

Junior Police Academy
Calling all Cibolo young people age 10 - 13 years old who have interest in law enforcement. Cadets will learn how to fingerprint, collect evidence, tour the police department and more. They will also hear from Guadalupe County SWAT, Cibolo Fire/EMS, Cibolo PD K9 and others. Additionally, there will be a trip to the Guadalupe County Juvenile Detention Facility in Seguin.
Each day there will be a physical fitness training session. Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear. 

8am-12pm daily. There will be a graduation ceremony at 11:30am at City Hall on Friday. 
*Cadet can only attend one class. A minimum of 15 cadets is required for a class. Preference will be given to first time attendees and Cibolo residents.
Applications and liability forms are available below and at the front desk during normal business hours. 

There is no cost for the program. Donations are accepted. Cadets receive tshirt, wristband and graduation certificate. Snacks and water are provided daily. Tshirts are to be worn daily. Cell phone use is not allowed.

*Please note this is not a "Scared Straight" or "Turning Point" program designed to discipline but an opportunity for career exploration.
Next class: Tentative dates are - 2018 Alpha June 4-8, 2018 Bravo June 11-15, 2018 Charlie June 18-22

Cibolo Police Explorers

Cibolo youth age 14-20 years old who have interest in law enforcement. Explorers meet on a weekly basis and learn the techniques, strategies, and skills of how to be a law enforcement officer. The group competes with surrounding Explorer groups throughout the state. Participants also learn about leadership, community service, and fitness.

Citizens Police Academy

A 10 week program that meets three hours once a week to learn about all aspects of the Cibolo Police Department.
The program is designed to create interaction with the community while giving insight into what it is like to be a police officer. Topics such as Crime Scene Processing, Use of Force, Arrest Search and Seizure, Community Policing, Traffic, Animal Control, and Impaired Driving will be discussed. There will also be a hands on shoot/no shoot day for those that wish to participate.

Come learn what you don't see in the media and join us behind the scenes.
Next Class: February 15th, 2018

Citizens on Patrol I
The Citizens on Patrol I (COP I) class teaches how to be a skilled observer in the areas of suspicious situations. Attendees are taught how to properly describe people, vehicles, and situations so they are most helpful to responding officers. Personal safety is also covered in this class. Graduates of COP I are eligible to attend COP II. The skills learned in this class can be applied to any location at any time.
Next class: April 26, 2018

Citizens on Patrol II
The Citizens on Patrol II (COP II) class takes the concepts of COP I and applies them to the department provided Cibolo Citizens Patrol volunteer vehicle. Attendees learn how to use the vehicle as it applies to volunteer patrol in addition to administrative and maintenance duties.

The vehicles are used for patrol within the city limits of Cibolo where there may be a recent spike in criminal activity or where the participant may want to concentrate in their own community. Participants are unarmed and non-confrontational. These extra eyes on the streets allow to us to multiply our efforts to keep Cibolo safe by the deterrence and reporting of crime in a quick and efficient manner.

Next class: April 26, 2018

Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association
Graduates of the CPA who desire to provide ongoing physical, material, and financial assistance to the community programs of the Cibolo Police Department.

Operation ID
Operation Identification (Operation ID) is a nationally recognized burglary prevention program in which citizens make an inventory of their property and permanently mark their valuables with an identification number, preferably a Texas Driver’s License or ID number. This program has existed for over 30 years. In communities where it has been properly implemented, Operation Identification has shown dramatic results in its ability to reduce burglaries. There are three important steps required to participate in the Operation ID program.

1) Create a list of your property and important identifying characteristics.
2) Property is marked with an engraver using your state issued driver’s license number.
3) Operation ID decals are place on your doors and windows ONLY AFTER you have created an inventory and marked your property.

This program is designed to:
• Discourage the activities of burglars and thieves by marking your possessions and placing decals on your windows.
• Aid in the return of lost or stolen property to the owner.
• Discourage burglars from fencing stolen property.
• Assist in apprehending and convicting criminals caught with marked property.

1) Prepare an inventory listing of all of your valuable property, including serial numbers, brand, make, model number, purchase price, and location of engraving. Inventory form is provided by the Cibolo Police Department. Keep this information in a safe place – preferably both online and hard copy.
2) Mark the property with the engraver on a permanent, non-removable part, in a place that can be seen without dismantling the object. Mark the letters “TXDL” and your Texas driver’s license or ID number on the object. Example: TX-B1234567 Avoid using your social security number.
3) Once you have completed the above you will be issued a decal.
4) Place your operation ID decal in a prominent place on your front door or a window.
5) Photograph or videotape your property. This and your inventory could help insurance claims after a burglary, fire, or flood.
5) As you acquire new property be sure to mark it and update your inventory list.

Additional Information
If you relinquish the property to another after marking it with your number, do not remove your number. The new owner should add their number next to yours.

An alternative to recording property information on a paper is to use the online resource of This website is an online investigative system used by law enforcement to recover stolen property and solve crimes. Leadsonline provides a free Citizen Property Inventory System. Citizens can use this system to record property information. You can log your property at -

National Night Out

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community. Furthermore, it provides a great opportunity to bring police and neighbors together under positive circumstances.

Millions of neighbors take part in National Night Out across thousands of communities from all fifty states, U.S. territories and military bases worldwide on the first Tuesday in August (Texas celebrates on the first Tuesday in October). Neighborhoods host block parties, festivals, parades, cookouts and various other community events with safety demonstrations, seminars, youth events, visits from emergency personnel, exhibits and much, much more.


C.R.A.S.E. - Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events

Law enforcement officers and agencies are frequently requested by schools, businesses, and community members for direction and presentations on what they should do if confronted with an active shooter event. The Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) course, designed and built on the Avoid, Deny, Defend (ADD) strategy developed by ALERRT in 2004, provides strategies, guidance and a proven plan for surviving an active shooter event. Topics include the history and prevalence of active shooter events, civilian response options, medical issues, and considerations for conducting drills.

Next event: May 3, 2018
Classes are also available at the request of your school, business, church, or organization.

Project Lifesaver
Project Lifesaver is a community based, public safety, non-profit organization that provides law enforcement, fire/rescue, and caregivers with a program designed to protect, and when necessary, quickly locate individuals with cognitive disorders who are prone to the life threatening behavior of wandering. The program is structured in a way that strategically combines state of the art locating technologies, innovative search and rescue methods, and community policing courses that educate first responders about cognitive conditions. The search times for certified Project Lifesaver agencies have been reduced from hours, potentially days, down to minutes. Recovery times for Project Lifesaver agencies average 30 minutes, which is 95% less time than standard operations without Project Lifesaver.

The method relies on proven radio technology and specially trained search and rescue teams. Citizens enrolled in Project Lifesaver wear a small transmitter on the wrist or ankle that emits and individual frequency signal. If an enrolled client goes missing, the caregiver notifies their local Project Lifesaver agency, and a trained emergency team responds to the wanderer's area. The first responders will then use the client's individualized frequency to locate the position of the individual. The knowledge given from the community policing courses is best applied in this situation because the first responders will know how to best approach the client once found, and allow them to be brought back to safety.

We hope to enroll our first clients in Summer 2018.

 Project Childsafe

Project ChildSafe is the largest, most comprehensive firearm safety education program in the U.S. It was developed by the National Shooting Sports Foundation, the trade association for the firearms industry, and is committed to promoting genuine firearm safety through the distribution of safety education messages and free firearm Safety Kits. The kits include a cable-style gun-locking device and a brochure (also available in Spanish) that discusses safe handling and secure storage guidelines to help deter access by unauthorized individuals.

Project ChildSafe is a real firearm safety solution that helps make communities safer. Since 1999, more than 15,000 law enforcement agencies have partnered with the program to distribute more than 37 million firearm safety kits to gun owners in all 50 states and five U.S. territories. Through vital partnerships with elected officials, community leaders, state agencies, businesses, the firearms industry and other stakeholders, Project ChildSafe has helped raise awareness about the safe and responsible ownership of firearms and the importance of storing firearms securely when not in use to help prevent accidents, theft and misuse.

Among Project ChildSafe’s many firearm safety resources are our infographic and fact sheet. Many other are available in the Safety Resources section.