Police Department

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Mission Statement

The Bedford Police Department and its members believe in the dignity and worth of all people. We are committed to:

  • Providing high quality community-oriented policing services with sensitivity;
  • Protecting constitutional rights;
  • Problem solving;
  • Teamwork;
  • Openness;
  • Planning for the future; and
  • Providing leadership to the police profession.


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  1. Gary Johnson Interim Police Chief 2020

    Gary Johnson

    Interim Police Chief

  2. Police Department

    Physical Address
    2121 L. Don Dodson Drive
    Bedford, TX 76021

    Phone: 817-952-2440
    Fax: 817-952-2680

    Non-Emergency Dispatch
    Monitored 24/7
    Phone: 817-952-2127

    Jail/Detention Facility
    Open: 24/7
    Phone: 817-952-2430

    Front Desk/Main Lobby Hours
    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Visitation Hours
    Daily
    10 a.m. - Noon
    6-8 p.m.

    Note: Visitations may be restricted at any time due to manpower or other issues within the Detention Facility.