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North East ISD - Police Department FAQ's

Are North East I.S.D. Police Officers real police?

Yes, all North East I.S.D. Police Officers are licensed "Peace Officer" by The State of Texas. They must obtain the same training and meet the same requirements as any peace officer in the state. The Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards, and Education (TCLEOSE) dictates the requirements for all peace officers in the State of Texas.

The North East I.S.D. Police Officers are Commissioned as "Peace Officers" by the North East I.S.D. Board of Trustees. The authority to commission police officers designated by the Texas Education Code under section 37.081. The North East I.S.D. Board of Trustees sets the jurisdiction and scope of duties for the North East I.S.D. Police.

Can North East I.S.D. Police Officers make arrests or issue citations?

Yes, The North East I.S.D. Police Officers, as state licensed "Peace Officers," have the authority and are governed by The State of Texas to enforce all local, state and federal laws.They may arrest individuals found in violation of these laws on or off district property.

The North East I.S.D. Police Officers may issue citations for applicable offenses that are covered by state law to include offenses listed under the Texas Education Code. These citations are filed with the appropriate Justice of the Peace.

As school district officers, what do the North East I.S.D. Police Officers do?

As school district officers, the North East I.S.D. Police Officers answer calls for service throughout the district as well as other functions as needed. There are officers assigned to a particular school campus, while others are assigned to patrol. The campus officers provide police services to the campus during school hours as well as support to the school administration. The patrol officers respond to various locations throughout the school district and provide support to the campus officers as needed. All officers work as a team and are committed to providing a safe and fear free learning and working environment for the North East I.S.D. community.

Which Police agency do I call to report an incident?

You may obtain this information by referencing the department's "Contact Us" page on this website.