The Nederland Police Department has 24 full time Sworn Police Officers. Of the 24, there is
one Animal Control Officer, and two Reserve Officers. The Department employs two full time secretaries
and one part-time secretary, six School Crossing Guards, and
three part-time civilian employees who work with the prison work release programs.
The Department has six marked patrol units, five unmarked units, one utility vehicle, and one
marked truck used by the Animal Control Officer. The Nederland Police Department has an
operating budget of $2,571,000.00.
The Police Officers, Telecommunications Operators, and Animal Control Officer
receive certified training to insure that the Police
Department operates with the latest techniques and knowledge to effectively
fulfill our mission. Police Officers are on a 24 month training cycle and are
required to complete 40 hours of training in fields relevant to their duty.
Telecommunications Operators are trained in the latest techniques of emergency dispatch
including medical dispatch, suicide prevention, and critical call procedures.
Animal control training brings our staff the most current information concerning
the relationship between animal concerns and public health. In all aspects, our
officers and staff are trained to deliver efficient and effective service to the
citizens we serve.
All certified law enforcement and communication officer training is regulated and
monitored by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Office Standards and Education.
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