New Braunfels Police Department
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  1. File an Online Police Report
The New Braunfels Police Department now offers a simple and free online reporting system in order to report certain types of crimes, including:

- Car Burglaries

 - Harassment
 - Identity Theft/Credit Card Abuse
- Lost Property
 - Vandalism
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To view a quick tutorial about how the
online system works, click here

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  1. Major Accident

    On today’s date (07/21/16), at approximately 12:35pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 100 block of I-35 South (in the northbound main lanes) for reports of a multiple vehicle accident. More...
  2. Two Arrests Following Single Vehicle Accident

    On July 20, 2016, at approximately 7:10pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 1200 block of East Common Street for reports of a single vehicle crash with injuries. More...
  1. Drowning

    On today’s date (7/20/16), at approximately 4:45pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the Guadalupe River in the area of the 1100 block of Gruene Road for reports of a drowning. More...
  2. Vehicle vs. Pedestrian Accident

    On today’s date, at approximately 8:45am, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the intersection of Walnut Avenue and Landa Street for a vehicle vs. pedestrian accident. More...
  1. Emilio Navaira Case Closed – Death Due to Natural Causes

    The investigation into the death of 53-year old Tejano and Country musician Emilio Navaira is complete and the case is now closed. More...
  2. Update: Fatality Accident

    Update: Next of kin has been notified following the death of a motorcyclist on Tuesday along I-35 in New Braunfels. More...
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Message from the Chief


Dear Friends,
On behalf of the members of the New Braunfels Police Department, I would like to thank you for taking the time to visit our website. We have 117 sworn officers and more than 30 civilian employees who are committed to providing the best service possible to our community.  Our motto is “It’s not just a job, it’s a commitment,” which sums up the spirit of our people and how we approach our work.  Our website is intended to better acquaint you with our department by supplying information about the programs and services we provide. I hope that this information will give y’all an improved understanding of the police department’s duty to our community. Thanks for your visit and please come back often.

Tom Wibert, Chief of Police