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A Message from Chief of Police Alberto Gonzalez


The men and women of the Falfurrias Police Department are committed to providing the highest-quality service possible to make our community a better, safer place to live and work. There are 12 sworn officers who are dedicated to serve and assist you in any way possible. We serve a population of just over 5,292.00.

Our patrol area consists of approximately 19 square miles. I look forward to the future of this Department and City. I am very proud of the dedicated employees of this Department. I am excited about serving our community as your Chief of Police.

Your comments or questions are solicited and encouraged.

Alberto Gonzalez
Chief of Police

Ph: (361) 325-5041
Fx: (361) 325-2896
205 E. Allen St.
Falfurrias, Texas 78355


Become a Falfurrias Police Officer

Interested in becoming a Falfurrias Police Officer?

You Must:
  • Be a Certified Peace Officer by TCOLE
  • Be 21 years of age
  • Be a high school graduate or have a G.E.D.
  • Have a valid Texas Driver’s license
  • Submit to a drug test and be in good physical condition
  • Be able to use computerized equipment
  • Be proficient in the English and Spanish languages
  • Be able to do shift work and also weekends and holidays
Falfurrias offers valuable benefits to our police officers:
  • Starting Salary- $14.00 per hour
  • Paid vacation: 1-5 years two weeks, 6-14 years three weeks, 15 years and over four weeks
  • 17 paid holidays
  • One day per month of sick leave per year
  • Certification Pay for Intermediate, Advanced or Masters  
  • TML retirement 1-1 match
  • 20 year retirement
  • Health, Dental and Life Insurance / Disability / Workmen compensation· 
  • Uniforms and Equipment
  • Overtime or Comp time