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1st Annual National Night Out

The Alton Police Department will be holding their 1st Annual National Night Out at the Sylvia Vela Park Grounds August 7, 2018 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. National Night Out has been celebrated on the first Tuesday in August since 1983. This event was created in an effort to promote police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie in order to make …

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Police Officer for a Day

Joaquin, an Alton resident won the battle against cancer and Alton made his dream come true…to become a Police Officer for a Day.  See link below: http://www.telemundo40.com/noticias/local/Policia-por-un-dia-448976603.html      

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#39 SAFEST CITIES TO LIVE IN!

THE CITY OF ALTON HAS BEEN RANKED #39 OUT 50 CITIES IN TEXAS AS BEING ONE OF THE SAFEST CITIES TO LIVE IN The SafeWise Report has released it’s 2016 Safest Cities in Texas, and Alton ranked in the top 50 in the state! 39. ALTON Previous rank: Not ranked Violent Crimes per 1,000: 0.65 Property Crimes per 1,000: 16.52 …

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TO PROTECT AND SERVE

The Alton Memorial Jr. Officers had their first Award ceremony held May 19, 2016 at the Alton Memorial Jr. High gym. The ceremony was well attended by parents, school officials, city elected officials and city staff. We congratulate all the students that completed this rigorous course and wish them well on future endeavors and much success.