News Flash

Police - Highlights

Posted on: July 1, 2021

APD Dedicating Patrols & Hotline for July 4th Holiday

Firework Hotline

ABILENE, TX – The Abilene Police Department is preparing for the Fourth of July weekend and is anticipating a heavy call-load. Each year, this holiday sees a significant increase in the number of calls coming into Dispatch relating to individuals setting off fireworks throughout the city. The Department is designating Patrol Officers to assist in responding to calls of fireworks. These officers may issue tickets, and confiscate fireworks. 

 We ask that citizens help by complying with the firework ordinance which makes it illegal to set off fireworks in the city limits. To assist in alleviating the number of calls to the emergency number the Department asks citizens to call our fireworks line at 676-6598. Citizens will need to leave an address for patrol officers to be able to respond. The line will be operational from Friday, July 2, through Monday, July 5. 

 If you are in immediate danger and it is an emergency, you are still urged to dial 9-1-1. 

 Respectfully,

 Rick Tomlin

Public Information Coordinator 

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Police - Highlights

Fatal Pedestrian Crash

Third Fatal Crash in Three Days

Posted on: September 23, 2021
Fatal Motorcycle Crash

Fatal Motorcycle Crash

Posted on: August 16, 2021
stroope

APD Arrests Two Brothers

Posted on: August 11, 2021

Multi-Vehicle - Pedestrian Crash

Posted on: July 28, 2021
Alternate-Content-Picture-900x598

APD Sponsors Movie Matinee

Posted on: July 28, 2021

APD Asking for Public Assistance

Posted on: July 9, 2021
carrillo

Robbery Suspect Apprehended

Posted on: June 28, 2021

Officer Involved Shooting

Posted on: June 26, 2021
Promotion and Awards Ceremony

APD Promotion & Recognition Ceremony

Posted on: June 21, 2021

Bicyclist Killed in Fatal Crash

Posted on: April 12, 2021
APD K9 Top Awards

Abilene Police K9 Awards

Posted on: March 29, 2021
Fatal Crash Web News Flash

APD Investigating Fatal Crash

Posted on: March 13, 2021
Homicide North Abilene

APD Investigating Homicide

Posted on: February 17, 2021
Wanda Hebert

Fatal Hit and Run

Posted on: February 1, 2021
Fatal Pedestrian Crash

Pedestrian Fatal

Posted on: January 24, 2021
Fatal Crash Web News Flash

Two-Vehicle Fatal Collision

Posted on: January 24, 2021