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Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD

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PSJA Police & Security Department

 

About the PSJA Police Department

The PSJA ISD Police Department was first created during the 2019-2020 school year. The PSJA Police Department is under the direction of Police Chief Rolando Garcia. Their mission is to provide for the protection of lives and property, preserve the public peace, and provide needed community services with the highest level of professionalism and ethical standards effectively and efficiently. 

Vision

Every PSJA student is prepared to participate, compete, and excel ina global society to foster multi-generational prosperity.

Mission

As educational leaders, the PSJA team is engaged and empowered to connect all students with innovative instruction, outstanding facilities, technology, skills, and social-emotional support while prioritizing health and safety for all – from early childhood through their chosen career.

As one PSJA family, we build on our legacy of academic excellence, renowned college and career readiness, biliteracy and extracurricular programs, and our multicultural heritage to ensure every student has the experiences and resources necessary to achieve the highest levels of success.

Need to make a report?
Call the PSJA Police Hotline at 956-354-2033. For any other emergencies, call 911.  

Core Values

Integrity: The Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD Police Department is built upon a foundation of ethical and professional conduct. We are committed to the highest level of moral principles and ethics. All members of thedepartment will adhere to the Law Enforcement Code of Ethics, which is a part of this manual.  

Honesty: We will be truthful and trustworthy at all times.

Fairness: We are committed to the equal application of rules and  regulations to all members of the department.

Courage: We are dedicated to meeting all challenges with the courage needed to accomplish our mission.

Compassion: We understand our role as community caretakers and temper our application of the law with compassion and empathy.

PSJA ISD Guardians

First launched the 2023-2024 school year, the PSJA Guardians are armed, trained officers dedicated to maintaining the safety and security of all 27 elementary schools. They closely collaborate and undergo joint operational tactics and planning with the PSJA Police Department.

These Guardians have undergone rigorous psychological evaluations, thorough background checks, obtained license to carry certifications, and completed extensive training. Their presence underscores PSJA ISD's unwavering commitment to prioritizing school safety and security.

Chief of Police
Rolando Garcia

Sergeant Police Department
Rogelio Alaniz

Sergeant Police Department
Joseph Garcia

Contact

PSJA Police Department and Security

PSJA Administration Building

208 S. Cesar Chavez Rd.
Alamo, TX 78516

Rebecca Ruiz
Administrative Assistant

Hotline: 956-354-2033

Email us at: psjapd@psjaisd.us

@psjapolicedepartment

@psjasecuritydepartment

K-9
Amigo
 

Secure Campus Procedures

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Overtime/Officer Request

Click the link above and complete the following information in order to have your request reviewed for approval:

ALL REQUESTS MUST BE SUBMITTED (2) WORKING DAYS IN ADVANCE. CANCELLATIONS must be called in (1) day in advance.

PLEASE PROVIDE AN ACCCOUNT NUMBER AND NAME OF CAMPUS/DEPARTMENT THAT IS TO BE BILLED FOR THESE SERVICES.