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Grand Prairie Police Department

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How can I get a copy of a police report or an accident report?
How can I file a supplemental stolen property report?
How do I get fingerprinted?
How do I get a burglar alarm permit? 
How do I get my impounded vehicle released?
How do I get a listing of who is in jail? And how do I get someone out of jail?
How can I get a listing of registered sex offenders residing in Grand Prairie?
How can I file a complaint?
How can I commend an officer for a job well done?
How do I find a list of city ordinances?
How do I apply to become a Grand Prairie police officer?
Is the Grand Prairie Police Department hiring?
Why didn't you make a report on my minor accident?
How do I find out if there is a warrant for my arrest?
Can the police keep an eye on my home while I'm gone on vacation?
We have a problem with speeders in our neighborhood. What can we do about it?

What can I do about identity theft?

How can I request crime statistics?

Where and when can I go to view my impounded vehicle or find property from within the vehicle?

What is Texas law for child passenger safety? What type of car seat do I buy for my baby?
What happens if I don't pay my red light camera violations?

Answers

Q: How can I get a copy of a police report or an accident report?
A:

You may request copies of police reports:

  • by mail (Grand Prairie Police Department, 1525 Arkansas Lane, Grand Prairie, TX 75052)
  • by e-mail (PDRECORDS@gptx.org)
  • by fax (972-237-8744)
  • or in person (1525 Arkansas Lane, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., excluding holidays).

You may purchase accident reports online at http://granpdtx.policereports.us.

Visit the Police Records page for more information.

Q: How can I file a supplemental stolen property report?
A:

You may file your report:

  • Online (You must have the service number that reflects the original report),
  • by mail (Grand Prairie Police Department, 1525 Arkansas Lane, Grand Prairie, TX 75052),
  • by e-mail (PDRECORDS@gptx.org),
  • by fax (972-237-8744),
  • or in person (1525 Arkansas Lane, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., excluding holidays).
Q: How do I get fingerprinted?
A:

Fingerprinting services are available at the Grand Prairie Jail, 1525 Arkansas Lane.
Public fingerprinting: no cost, Tuesdays and Thursdays, noon-2 p.m. Must be a resident of the city of Grand Prairie and provide a valid driver's license or ID. Residents must also provide their own finger print card.
Fingerprinting information: 972-237-8951.

Q: How do I get a burglar alarm permit?
A: You must submit an alarm permit application to the Municipal Court. For information on permit fees and to download application, visit www.gptx.org/alarmpermit.
Q: How do I get my impounded vehicle released?

A:

Contact the Grand Prairie Auto Impound.

  • Address: 3010 Hardrock Road, Grand Prairie, TX 75050
  • Phone: 972-237-4100 or 972-237-4105
  • Hours of Operation: 7 a.m.-7 p.m., seven days a week.

You must be the registered owner or be able to prove ownership in one of the following manners:

  • Title or Bill of Sale.
  • Property release from the jail from the registered owner or accompanied by proof of ownership.
  • A notarized letter from the registered owner.
  • Must have a valid driver's license or picture ID.
  • Must have valid insurance to drive car off lot.
Q: How do I get a list of who is in jail? And how do I get someone out of jail?
A:

Click here to view the Jail In Custody list.

The method for getting someone released from jail varies depending on the offense(s) charged. Please contact the Grand Prairie Jail at 972-237-8951 for further information.

Q: How can I get a listing of registered sex offenders residing in Grand Prairie?
A: Use the Texas Department of Public Safety's Crime Records Service at https://records.txdps.state.tx.us/DPS_WEB/Portal/index.aspx to access listings of registered sex offenders.
Q: How can I file a complaint?
A: Texas law requires that all complaints against police officers must be in writing and the complaint must be notarized. Contact the Grand Prairie Police Department in person or by telephone for a complaint form or download the form from the Web site. Click here for more information.
Q: How can I commend an officer for a job well done?
A: To submit a commendation for a particular Grand Prairie police officer or civilian employee who has impressed you with a job well done, please fill out the online commendation form.
Q: How do I find a list of city ordinances?
A: The city of Grand Prairie's ordinances are available to view online.
Q: How do I apply to become a Grand Prairie police officer?
A: For information about what is required to become a Grand Prairie police officer, please visit www.grandprairiepolice.org/jobs.
Q: Is the Grand Prairie Police Department hiring?
A: Check the recruiting Web site at www.grandprairiepolice.org/jobs for information on openings, application deadlines and future test dates.
Q: Why didn’t you make a report on my minor accident?
A:

The Grand Prairie Police Department classifies collisions into two categories: police reportable and citizen reportable.

  • Police Reportable Collisions: These include collisions in which there are injuries, a vehicle is damaged so that it must be towed from the scene, one or more involved drivers does not have a driver's license or proof of insurance, a criminal offense has occurred such as DWI or Hit and Run, or collisions involving city fleet vehicles.
  • Citizen Reportable Collisions: Any collision that does not meet the criteria above. In these cases the involved drivers shall exchange their name, address and liability insurance information with one another and then contact their respective insurance companies. Citizens may self-report their collision to the state by downloading a CR-2 blue form at www.txdot.gov/txdot_library/forms/citizen/consumer_protection/crash_reports.htm
Q: How do I find out if there is a warrant for my arrest?
A: You can search the online citation and warrant database at www.grandprairiepolice.org/citationsearch or contact the Grand Prairie Municipal Marshal Division at 972-237-8665.
Q: Can the police keep an eye on my home while I’m gone on vacation?
A:

Complete the online vacation watch request form, (or to fill out a hard copy, please come down to the police station at 1525 Arkansas Lane). Your home will then be checked by uniformed police officers or Citizens On Patrol when time and call load permits. The city of Grand Prairie cannot guarantee that this will keep your home from being damaged or broken into. Be sure to notify the police if you return earlier than scheduled.

Q: We have a problem with speeders in our neighborhood. What can we do about it?
A:

E-mail policetraffic@gptx.org or call 972-237-8790 and tell the operator you wish to file a traffic complaint. Your information will be gathered and sent to the appropriate personnel for follow-up and enforcement.

Q:

What can I do about identity theft?

A: If you are a resident of the city of Grand Prairie and have been a victim of identity theft, you may fill out an identity theft packet. Click here for more information.
Q: How can I request crime statistics?
A: Please visit the Crime Analysis page for information on how to request crime statistics.
Q:

Where and when can I go to view my impounded vehicle or property within the vehicle?

A: Go to the Grand Prairie Auto Pound between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. (open seven days a week). Click here for more information.

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