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San Antonio Police Department celebrates 174th birthday

Police department was first founded in 1846

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SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Police Department is honoring its 174th birthday Sunday, January 12.

According to a Facebook post, the department was founded Jan. 12, 1846.

🎉🎉Happy 174th birthday to SAPD! 🎉🎉 The San Antonio Police Department was founded January 12, 1846. #happybirthday #SAPD #protectandserve

Posted by San Antonio Police Department on Sunday, January 12, 2020

SAPD vows to continue to protect and serve the citizens of San Antonio.

The department’s mission statement reads as follows:

“The San Antonio Police Department is dedicated to improving the quality of life by creating a safe environment in partnership with the people we serve. We act with integrity to reduce fear and crime while treating all with respect, compassion, and fairness.”

To learn more about SAPD, click here.


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