Following recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local City and County Health Officials; the Corpus Christi Police Department is taking precautionary measures in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

After 11:59 pm on Friday, March 20, 2020, there will be changes to police response methods. We are currently working on operational alternatives to ensure that we are accessible and able to deliver the necessary services to our community, all the while ensuring that we prevent the spread of COVID-19.

For non-emergency calls or not in progress calls, contact the Corpus Christi Police Department non-emergency number at (361) 886-2600. To reduce contact in the field, calls that are of a report in nature will be directed to the Telephone Reporting Unit (TRU). The citizen will speak to an officer who will write the report via telephone and a case number will be given for the incident. We have augmented the current TRU staff with officers to assist our community in documenting each incident.

Walk in service at the main station will be discontinued until further notice. This includes getting copies of reports, finger printing, and any other service as a walk in. The public is asked not to go to the Police Department unless directed by an officer. You will still be able to retrieve a copy of a police offense report via internet through our Central Records Department. You may submit an electronic request for your report by email to For any questions related to offense reports, please call (361) 886-2704.

You may still retrieve your accident reports online by visiting:

The Criminal Investigations Division (CID) will not be open to the public until further notice. CID Detectives will continue to investigate and file cases, phone interviews will be implemented as much as possible. If you have any questions about your case, please call (361) 886-2840.

The property room located at the police department will not be open to the public until further notice. If you have any questions about retrieval of personal property, please call (361) 886-2700.

We will be postponing all department sponsored community events, programs and presentations for the near future. All civilian ride-a-longs, and police building tours are postponed as well. If you have any questions about community events that you have planned with the Corpus Christi Police Department, please call our Crime Prevention Unit (361) 886-2768.

All impound auctions will be suspended until further notice. The impound lot will remain open and you will be able to retrieve your vehicle, if no hold has been placed. You will be required to bring your Driver’s License or Identification Card, Proof of Insurance, Proof of Ownership and any outstanding fees. If you have any other questions, please call (361) 857-1996.

The Corpus Christi Police Athletic League (CC-PAL) has postponed all of their programs until further notice. For any questions, please call (361) 883-2725.

We are requesting cooperation from the public as we navigate the coming days. For those that believe that they may be experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, you are asked to contact the Public Health District by calling (361) 826-7200 where an assessment is conducted to determine if you meet the Centers for Disease Control criteria. This will assist us in our goal of preventing the spread of COVID-19.

For any questions related to another city department, please call (361) 826-CITY, to be directed to the appropriate department.

The Corpus Christi Police Department is monitoring the situation closely, all the while working in partnership with our local, state and federal partners to ensure the safety of our community and employees. Public safety is our number one priority. We want to thank our community for their understanding and cooperation as we all do our part to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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