The Garden City Police Department provides full service public safety and law enforcement services to its citizens and visitors. The Police Department employs 41 sworn officers supported by 9 civilian staff. Public protection is provided seven days a week, 24 hours per day. In conjunction with our community, the Department works to preserve the peace, provide a safe living environment, and ensure the protection of life and property.
Garden City's Police Department Services include:
Captain Joseph Papp has served with the Garden City Police Department for 20 Years and is currently assigned as the Patrol Division Commander. He oversees the daily patrol operations to include the Traffic/K9 unit.
Criminal Investigation Division
Lieutenant Lindsey Talley has been with the Garden City Police Department for 10 years and is currently assigned as the CID Commander. The CID unit are general crimes investigators. They investigate crimes from misdemeanor Thefts to Homicides.
Lt. Brian Hood, a 25-year veteran of the Garden City Police Department is currently in charge of the Administrative Division. The Garden City Police Department Administration Division is an integral component of the department responsible for a gamut of support services vital to the overall successful, efficient operation of the agency. The Division has eight major components: Accreditation and Certification, Training/Recruiting Unit, Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS), Evidence/Property, Community Oriented Policing, Police Records, Court Services, and Code Enforcement. Each component is responsible for a different discipline and is closely intertwined with the other. In short, the Division is the hub of the agency and brings all things together.
Garden City Police Department100 Central Avenue