Police Transparency

The Sachse Police Department believes transparency is an important component of our commitment to and partnership with our community. The resources on this page are available so that our community will be able to learn more about our policies, training, and agency practices. 

  1. Use of Force

Use of Force Policy - Guidelines and requirements regarding police Use of Force, including Deadly Force. 

Reporting Use of Force - Guidelines regarding the documentation and inspection process of Use of Force incidents. 

Bias-based and Racial Profiling Policy - Guidelines for treatment of people and the prohibition of biased-based profiling.

Pursuit Policy - Guidelines for conducting vehicular pursuits.

  1. Accountability

Body Worn Cameras Policy - Guidelines for the use, maintenance, and management of Body Worn Cameras (BWCs) and the retention/storage of the related recorded media.

Open Records Requests Policy - Guidelines relating to the documentation and processing of open records requests.

Internal Discipline Policy - Provides guidance in maintaining integrity consistent with the high level of public trust extended to the Sachse Police Department.

  1. Summary Reports

Use of Force - Annual report of incidents involving use of force.

Pursuit Report - Annual report of officers that engaged in vehicular pursuits.

Bias-based and Racial Profiling Report, Addendum, and Traffic Stop Comparative Analysis - State of Texas mandated report related to data collected as a result of Police, Citizen contacts, and any complaints related to bias/racial profiling.

Crash Reports - Annual report of Department employee involved vehicle accidents.

  1. Accreditations

Texas Police Chiefs Association - Best Practices Accreditation Program - Since 2009  - The Law Enforcement Recognition Program is a voluntary process where police agencies in Texas prove their compliance with 166 Texas Law Enforcement Best Practice standards.  These Best Practices were carefully developed by Texas Law Enforcement professionals to assist agencies in the efficient and effective delivery of service, the reduction of risk, and the protection of individual’s rights. The Sachse Police Department has been a "Recognized" agency since 2011.