In Memory of Lt. Alfonso "Al" Baker
Lt. Al Baker fought the toughest fight of his life and on Thursday, March 21, 2019, he was called to Heaven. Lt. Baker was proud to serve with the Southside Place Police Department and the citizens of Southside Place. Please keep Al and the Baker’s in your thoughts and prayers during these tough times. Visit Davis Greenlawn for service information.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to the HPOU Scholarship Fund. Checks made payable to HPOU 1600 State Street, Houston, Texas 77007(write scholarship fund in the memo) or to the Children Assessment Center of Harris County 2500 Bolsover Street, Houston, Texas 77005 for the annual toy drive (initiated by Al for the City of Southside Place.)
ResponsibilitiesWelcome to the new City of Southside Place Police Department (SPPD) home page. Please bookmark our page and feel free to contact us with any suggestions or feedback.
The City of Southside Place Police Department highest priority is to provide outstanding public services to all predicated on the highest standard of ethics and integrity through open transparency and as good stewards of taxpayer resources.
The information contained in these pages briefly describes our Department, our mission, and our organization. For further information, please visit us in person, by email or give us a call.
Our Mission and Core Values
We shall carry out the vision and mission statements, while utilizing the core values set forth by our Peace Officer Oath of Office as standards as our guiding principles.
We shall demonstrate the courage to do what is right, putting honest, sense of duty, and sound moral principles at the forefront of our decision making. Supporting attributes include: Ethical Behavior, Honesty, Honor, Courage, and Loyalty.
We shall inspire, empower, develop and support one another to reach our fullest potential, both individually and organizationally, in order to achieve strategic goals. Supporting attributes include: Teamwork, Communication, Wisdom, Commitment, and Objectivity.
The police department, under the direction of the chief of police, provides the daily management functions necessary for the professional operation of the police organization. In addition, the department is responsible for planning, leading, organizing, and following up on cases in the department.
The Southside Place Police Department provides routine and proactive patrol, traffic control, civil order, initial investigations, apprehension and processing of suspects, crime prevention, and answering calls for service. The department enforces federal law, state statutes, local ordinances, and specifically direct court orders while protecting the constitutional rights of all concerned. Numerous resources are utilized through effective communication to ensure that each citizen is served in a fair and equitable manner.
In addition, the department is responsible for conducting all investigations, the execution of municipal warrants, coordinating hearings conducted by the Southside Place Municipal Court, assisting other agencies with investigations or warrant service, and conducting special investigative assignments.