Police

Longview Police Department officers and staff members pose together

COVID-19 Closure and Impacts

The Longview Police Department will strive to maintain core services and respond to calls for service during this period of COVID-19 pandemic. In order to focus on maintaining core services the following changes will be adopted effective immediately:

  • There will be no public fingerprinting services.
  • No public access to the LPD lobby. Payments can be made by mail.
  • Officers are directed to utilize phone calls when appropriate to handle non-emergency calls for service.
  • Online reporting by citizens is encouraged. Click here to file a police report.
  • All ride-alongs and LPD volunteer programs are suspended until further notice.
  • City of Longview residents can RENEW their concealed pistol licenses by mail, click here for more information

Mission Statement

The mission of the Longview Police Department is to lead our community’s fight against crime and injustice, enforce the law impartially, preserve the peace and protect the rights of all.

Responsibilities

The Longview Police Department will:

  • Recognize our employees as our greatest asset, continually strive to enhance our skills and encourage dedication and participation
  • Proactively work to reduce crime, disorder and the fear of crime
  • Be consistent and professional in the manner in which we provide police service to our community and visitors
  • Encourage employees to identify problems and participate in their solutions
  • Be committed to building and maintaining ongoing partnerships in the community