With a diverse population of 329,000, Corpus Christi offers many big city amenities, while still retaining a friendly, small town atmosphere. Located on the beautiful Gulf of Mexico, Corpus Christi is a great place for outdoor enthusiasts, with warm temperatures and sunny days year-round. Surrounded by beaches and other beautiful scenic coastal stretches, Corpus Christi has plenty to offer including a low cost of living and some of the fastest commutes in the country for a city its size. Boating, surfing, bicycling, windsurfing, hunting and fishing are just some of the many outdoor activities the area offers. Houston and San Antonio are both just a few hours drive away. Good neighbors and good school systems, including Texas A&M University Corpus Christi and Del Mar Community College, are abundant in our community.
We’re home to the USS Lexington aircraft carrier museum and the Texas State Aquarium, one of the world’s largest. If you enjoy baseball, take in a game at Whataburger field and watch our minor league affiliate Corpus Christi Hooks play ball.
It’s not just the sandy beaches and balmy weather that makes Corpus Christi a great place to be a Police Officer, it’s the people who live here. If you’re interested in serving a community that supports its police officers, Corpus Christi is the place for you. Once you wear our blue, just try to go a day without at least one grateful citizen thanking you for your service! Our citizens not only voice their support, they put their money where their mouths are. In the fall of 2020, our voters approved a 1.25-million-dollar bond package to design a new multi-million-dollar Police Training Academy Facility to be built on the brand new Del Mar College Southside Campus.
Our non-profit, citizen led Police Foundation has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars over the years, resulting in the funding of key programs like our K-9 Unit, Bike Team, Sky Watch portable surveillance platforms, state of the art video training simulator, Honor Guard, and advanced training programs.
If you are looking for a great place to serve, live and raise a family, check us out. You won’t’ be disappointed!