City of Georgetown

  • Located approximately 25 miles north of Austin along IH 35. Only 20 minutes from Downtown Austin’s entertainment district.
  • Has an approximate population of 60,000 residents.
  • One of the lowest tax rates in Williamson County.
  • Recognized as the “Most Beautiful Town Square in Texas”.
  • 472 acres of developed public parks and 8.2 miles of hike and bike trails.
  • Home to Lake Georgetown and is within 25 miles of the Highland Lakes (Lake Travis, Lake Buchannan, Inks Lake, Lake LBJ, Lake Marble Falls, and Lake Austin)
  • The acclaimed Georgetown Independent School District serves just over 10,500 students with ten elementary schools, three middle schools and three high schools.

The Georgetown Police Department

  • We are a Civil Service organization.
  • We have a staff of 122 personnel including 80 sworn officers and a volunteer force of over 150 Volunteers in Policing (VIPS).
  • We moved into a brand new 76,000 square feet Public Safety Operations Training Center (PSOTC) in February 2015.
  • The facility has a state of the art gym with weight training equipment and cardio equipment, a padded defensive tactics room and a separate cross training gym.
  • A separate 18,000 square foot tactical building with the capabilities to move walls around in order to create almost unlimited configurations to provide officers a challenging training experience.
  • The tactical building has catwalks were officers in training can have a “bird’s eye view” of the training scenarios happening below them.
  • A slow speed driving track and skid pad.
  • Spacious men and women’s locker rooms with private showers.
  • A 14,000 square foot garage bay with vehicle lift for vehicle searches and evidence processing.
  • Three training classrooms with state of the art audio and visual equipment. The walls can be recessed to create a grand hall.
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