The City of Alamo Heights has many Community Service programs through the Police Department. As a City, we are aware of how important it is to have a strong positive relationship with the community and strive to provide many informative safety awareness programs.

For more information about any of the listed police programs, please contact the Police Department at 822-3321 or like us on Facebook.

Citizens’ Emergency Service Academy

A ten-week program designed to provide citizens an understanding of the operation of the Alamo Heights Police and Fire Department. Presentations by Emergency Service personnel and guest speakers, facility tours, and police ride-alongs have proven to provided a great learning experience for past Citizens’ Emergeny Service Academy participants. To get an on-line application for the Citizens’ Emergency Service Academy, click on the following link.

National Night Out

An annual event proven to be an effective and enjoyable program to promote neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships in our fight for safer neighborhoods. Along with the traditional display of outdoor lights and front porch vigils citizens participate in variety of events and activities such as block parties, cookouts, and visits from police officers and firefighters.

The City of Alamo Heights hosts an Annual National Night Out Event at the City Complex from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. the night of National Night Out. Residents are able to meet City staff and explore the Fire Truck, Ambulance and Police Car. Hot dogs, chips, sodas, goodie bags and much more are provided for both adults and children to enjoy. Hope to see you at our next annual event.

Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate (A.L.I.C.E) Training

ALICE is a leading training solution that increases an organization and individual’s odds of survival during an active threat or active intruder event. The Alamo Heights Police Department has a certified ALICE instructor who is available to instruct small to large groups of individuals, schools, businesses, churches or organizations. For more information on ALICE training please contact the Alamo Heights Police Department administrative office at 210-822-6433.


Provides awareness and knowledge to enable students and parents to recognize and avoid dangerous, destructive, inappropriate, and unlawful online behavior. The Criminal Investigations Division offers both parent and student based presentations in-group settings in conjunction with school programs.