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City of Somerset Police Department

Somerset Police Department Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Somerset Police Department to protect and provide professional and courteous law
enforcement service to all citizens on behalf of the City of Somerset, Texas.
The Somerset Police Department provides law enforcement service within the jurisdictional boundaries of the
City of Somerset, TX 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Additionally, Somerset Police Department Officers are available to assist surrounding law enforcement agencies
as the need arises or upon request.

If you have an emergency and need first responders always call 911.
If you are requesting a Somerset Police Officer for any non-emergency, always call Dispatch at 210-335-6000.
If you need to make a request for records or if you need general information that does not require a Somerset
Police Officer response, call 830-701-4100.

Command Staff
Chief of Police Gary Reeves
Supervisors
Sergeant Anthony Gomez
Corporal Ida Vidal
Patrol Division
Ofc. M. Davalos
Ofc. J. Palacios
Ofc. R. Arroyo
Res. Ofc. R. Ferdin
Res. Ofc. D. Limon
Res. Ofc. L. Palacios
Res. Ofc. A. Delgado
Res. Ofc. C. Trevino
Res. Ofc. C. Salazar
Res. Ofc. J. Kent
Res. Ofc. H. Ramos
Res. Ofc. M. Casarez
Res. Ofc. C. Martinez
Res. Ofc. C. Rosales
Criminal Investigations Division (CID)
Res. Inv. A. Ramirez

The Somerset Police Department is continuously hiring for the position of Reserve Police Officer.

Below you will find the hiring process for the Somerset Police Department.

SOMPD Reserve Police Officer Hiring Process

1) Complete and turn in a City of Somerset Application and a TCOLE Personal History Statement (PHS)
https://www.tcole.texas.gov/content/personal-history-statement-template and all supporting documents.

2) Preliminary Background and Qualifications Check

3) Structured Officer Panel Interview

4) Thorough Background Investigation

5) Chief and Mayor Interview

6) ***Medical and Psychological Exams (New Peace Officer or P.O. with 180-day break in service or more;
to be paid for by the applicant)***
7) Final Selection/Recommendation to City Administrator, Mayor and City Council for Appointment as a
Reserve Somerset Police Officer