Mission and Goals

We, the members of the Wharton Police Department, working with all people, are committed to providing quality police services that promote a safe and secure community.


WPD Commitments:

  • preserving life and enhancing the quality of life.
  • an environment that encourages problems solving, by both ourselves and the community.
  • being responsible for our actions.
  • our community, our profession, and to each other.
  • educating ourselves and our community about the causes, resolution, and the prevention of crime and disorder.
  • human dignity and the worth of all individuals.

WPD Goals:
  • Ensure that all persons may pursue their lawful activities without fear or impediment by maintaining public order.
  • Reduce the impact of crime, fear of crime, and public disorder in the daily lives of Wharton citizens through patrol, crime prevention, criminal investigations, and law enforcement.
  • Respond to calls for service and other public needs promptly in order to provide services which resolve problems and protect persons and property.
  • Protect safe and orderly transportation through traffic direction, law enforcement, and accident investigations.

City of Wharton
120 East Caney Street
Wharton, Texas 77488
Phone: (979) 532-2491

Wharton Volunteer Fire Department
319 N. Fulton St.
Wharton, Texas 77488
(979) 532-4811 Ext 400


Wharton Police Department
1407 N Richmond Rd

Wharton, Texas 77488
(979) 532-3131

City of Wharton Civic Center
1924 N Fulton St.
Wharton, Texas 77488
(979) 532-2491 Ext 600
Wharton Emergency Management
1407 N Richmond Rd.
Wharton, Texas 77488
(979) 532-4811 Ext 570
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