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 Small RPD Badge The Special Operations Division of the Richardson Police Department consists of the Crime Prevention Unit, School Resource Officer Unit, Mobile Field Force, and the Honor Guard.

Crime Prevention:
  • Provides Crime Prevention education to the entire community
  • Conducts the annual Citizen Police Academy
  • Conducts Liaison work within the community, including a police specialist within the Asian community
  • Assists homeowner associations
  • Assists apartment complex managers
  • Assists businesses in striving for a crime free work environment
  • Voted the “Best” Crime Prevention Unit in the State of Texas in 2003 for population size
  • Voted #1 in the nation in 2001, 2005, 2007 & 2010 for National Night Out (category 3 for population 50,000 - 99,999)

School Resource Officer Unit:
  • Provides a safe learning environment for students and safe teaching environment for the professional staff
  • Individual Officers are assigned to each High School, Junior High School and the Christa McAuliffe Learning Center. An officer is also assigned to work in the elementary schools.
  • Increases the bond between RISD and the City of Richardson
Last updated: 5/5/2017 10:52:57 AM