Crime Prevention

Creating Connections With Our Community

The Crime Prevention Division was established by Chief McConnell in  2011 to meet the demand for such a program by our growing city. Since then, our outreach efforts have taken us into partnerships with area school districts, and allowed us to create networking opportunities with business owners and resource service providers. 

Crime Prevention Mission Statement

Crime prevention is the crew of a community's commitment to itself.

Crime Prevention TIPS

Follow the link below to some great crime prevention tips. 



This year millions of school children around the world will benefit from D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education), the highly acclaimed program that gives kids the skills they need to avoid involvement in drugs, gangs, and violence.

D.A.R.E. was founded in 1983 in Los Angeles and has proven so successful that it is now being implemented in 75 percent of our nation’s school districts and in more than 52 countries around the world.

D.A.R.E. is a police officer-led series of classroom lessons that teaches children from kindergarten through 12th grade how to resist peer pressure and live productive drug and violence-free lives.

Crime Prevention Events

Sgt. Jose Mitre makes regular appearances at schools and community events to educate our children and the public on the importance of school safety, bully prevention, as well as gun safety presentations. If you wish to request the HCPD to appear at your event please fill out the request form. Check our EVENTS tab at the top of this page to see what events are coming up next. 

DEA Prescription Take-Back Events

The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. These events are typically scheduled quarterly by the DEA. Take-Back events are featured in our "Events" tab at the top of this page. 

Citizen's Academy

It happens all the time... A police car drives by and the necks of the people nearly snap as they try to catch a glimpse of where the cruiser is going or to see if an accident happened.  

This is your chance to get closer to the action. Learn what it takes to be a police officer by attending the citizen police academy where you will learn the different aspects of the jobs of a police officer.

Don’t miss your chance to be a part of the next Citizen’s Police Academy.

During our 8 week program, you’ll learn the inner workings of your police department and you will get to operate real police equipment.

From Patrol Operations, Criminal Investigations, Officer Resources, Arrest Procedures and Communications. Also, if you’ve ever wondered how to do a traffic stop, that will be covered too.

Check Back Soon for the next session!

Classes meet from 6pm - 8pm. at Horizon City PD

14999 Darrington Rd. Horizon City, TX 79928


Home Security Assessment

If you're not sure that you're doing all you can to keep your home safe, we can help you with a security assessment. Free of Charge! We can point out areas of your home which could use improvement such as:

  • Security Windows
  • Lighting
  • Exterior Landscaping
  • Door & Locks
  • ...and more!

Community Partners

Farmers Elizabeth Correa Agency


X Cleaning Professionals


Dyer Family Dental


Horizon Blvd. Clinic


Great Clips


Anytime Fitness


Household Furniture


Ceci Mitre Photography


Become a Community Partner