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Welcome Message from Chief Sylvester: 

The Men and Women of the Richland Hills Police Department are proud to serve this community and welcome you to our website. We have put together a snapshot into our Department and the employees who are dedicated to creating a safe and enjoyable community for you to live, work and raise your family.  We are committed to achieving community engagement with our citizens through forming partnerships, being transparent and inclusive in our policing models and standards.

I invite you to learn more about your department, our services and opportunities. Connect with us on social media thru Facebook, attend one of our community events or stop by the Police Department and meet with our staff. 

My commitment to you, as your Police Chief, is to strive to attain our defined Mission Statement in our everyday policing philosophies as well as working towards enhancing those standards for our future.

Mission Statement:

Our mission is to provide quality police services through partnerships with the community; to protect constitutional rights through ethical decision-making and to strive to provide leadership to the police profession because we believe in the dignity and worth of ALL people.


Vision Statement:

The Richland Hills Police Department is committed to being a model law enforcement agency employing a highly motivated team who embodies professionalism, integrity, and enthusiasm, fostering partnerships with one another and the community that will enrich the quality of life for all.


Core Values CHALLENGE Statement





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