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City of Whitesboro

Whitesboro Police

Police Department


Chief of Police   Scott Taylor
Non-Emergency (903)564-3585
113 W. Main Street
Whitesboro, Texas  76273

Hours of Operation: 
Administration – Monday-Friday  8:00AM to 5:00PM
Patrol – 7 days a week, 24 hours a day

The Whitesboro Police Department is a progressive rural Texas community agency serving Whitesboro population of 4000 plus citizens.  The community is located 17 miles west of Sherman, Texas and 14 miles east of Gainesville, Texas just 15 miles south of the Oklahoma border.  The two major Highways linking us to other cities and Oklahoma are US Highway 82 and US Highway 377.

The Chief of Police is Scott Taylor.  The Whitesboro Police Department is composed of the Chief, one (1) Patrol Lieutenant, Jimmy Leverett and six (6) Patrol Officers. 

The Department is staffed by a full-time, 24-hour, emergency dispatch communications section that includes five (5) full time communications officers.  These officers are responsible for all 911 calls for Police, Fire and Emergency Medical Service (EMS).  Other responsibilities include dispatching those calls that require the aide of the Collinsville, Sadler, Sherwood Shores and Gordonville Fire Departments and EMS dispatching to the entire West Grayson County area. 


The Whitesboro Police Department Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Whitesboro Police Department to enhance the quality of life of the citizens who live, work and visit this community, by a commitment to excellence in the professional and courteous delivery of the police service while operating under the framework of the U.S. Constitution in enforcing the laws of the State of Texas, local laws of Whitesboro and preserving human life.

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