POLICE Department


Central Patrol serves both Districts 1 and 2, which are composed of ten beats and 32 square miles. Landmarks in this area include Memorial, Spotts, Eleanor Tinsley, and Moody Parks; Buffalo and White Oak Bayous; HSPVA, Carnegie Vanguard, Northside, Law and Justice, Heights, and Lamar High Schools; White Oak Musical Hall; Lakewood Church; and many consulate offices including China, Israel, Brazil, Russia, Panama, Ghana, India, Norway and Sweden.

Significant neighborhoods within Central Division are Fourth Ward, Montrose, Hyde Park, Afton Oaks, River Oaks, Highland Village, Irvington, Heights, Studemont, First Ward, Old Sixth Ward, Memorial Park, Post Oak Park, Rice Military, Greenway Plaza, Lindale, Midtown, Upper Kirby, Timber Grove, Cottage Grove and the Washington Corridor.

The Central Patrol also contains several TIRZ areas: Upper Kirby TIRZ 19, Fourth Ward TIRZ 14, Old Sixth Ward TIRZ 13, and some of Midtown TIRZ 2.

Central Patrol Station
(currently closed to the public due to flood damage from Hurricane Harvey)