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The New Braunfels Police Department also provides seasonal law enforcement services in and about the two rivers that traverse the City of New Braunfels and which draws a large influx of seasonal visitors. This is generally referred to as River Patrol.

Officers are trained in small boating and raft maneuvers as well as in water rescue techniques. Motorized and non-motorized vessels are utilized to provide a law enforcement presence in and around the two local rivers.