Georgetown hires new police chief

Update: The City Council approved the appointment of Cory Tchida as the police chief for Georgetown at a special meeting on June 6, 2022. After a nationwide recruitment search conducted by Strategic Government Resources, City Manager David Morgan has appointed Interim Police Chief Cory Tchida as chief of police for the City of Georgetown. The … Continue reading “Georgetown hires new police chief”

Georgetown Police Department statement regarding incident with GISD students

On April 5, 2022, the Georgetown Police Department released the following statement: “The Georgetown Police Department is aware of and actively investigating the incident that occurred recently involving juveniles. We are sensitive to the significant community concern and understandable interest in this incident. However, due to the fact that everyone involved in the incident are … Continue reading “Georgetown Police Department statement regarding incident with GISD students”

Applications for Citizen Police Academy due March 10

Applications are now open for the 2022 Citizen Police Academy, an eight-week course designed to inform the community about Georgetown Police Department protocols and procedures. “The Georgetown Police Department believes that when the public is informed about police standards and procedures, they become critical advocates for public safety and crime prevention,” Interim Chief Cory Tchida … Continue reading “Applications for Citizen Police Academy due March 10”

Chase the Chief 5K and Fun Run on March 6

See if you can catch Interim Georgetown Police Chief Cory Tchida at the 10th annual Chase the Chief 5K and Fun Run: Sunday, March 6, at East View High School, 4490 E. University Ave. People who would prefer to complete the run virtually also have that option this year. Participants can track their distance on … Continue reading “Chase the Chief 5K and Fun Run on March 6”

National Night Out on Oct. 5

National Night Out, an annual event to support safe neighborhoods, is on Tuesday, Oct. 5, in Georgetown. Block parties are being organized from 6 to 9 p.m. Last year, National Night Out block parties were held virtually due to the pandemic. This year, as block party activities return throughout Georgetown, the City encourages residents to … Continue reading “National Night Out on Oct. 5”

Virtual Chase the Chief 5K and Fun Run on March 7-12

The ninth annual Chase the Chief 5K and Fun Run is going virtual this year. Registration is open, and participants will be able to participate at their own pace in their own space March 7-12. The goal of Chase the Chief is to encourage students and their families to lead active, healthy lives. This event … Continue reading “Virtual Chase the Chief 5K and Fun Run on March 7-12”

Junior Police Academy applications now available

Applications for the Georgetown Police Department’s Junior Police Academy summer camps are now available. There will be a one-day registration event from 9 a.m.-noon March 28 at the Public Safety Operations and Training Center, 3500 DB Wood Road. The free summer camp is for Georgetown students ages 8 to 12 years old. During each session, … Continue reading “Junior Police Academy applications now available”

Chase the Chief 5K and Hammerlun Family Fun Run on March 8

Registration is open for the seventh annual Chase the Chief 5K and Hammerlun Family Fun Run on Sunday, March 8, at East View High School, located at 4490 E. University Ave. Participants will get the chance to chase Georgetown Police Chief Wayne Nero. The goal of Chase the Chief is to encourage students and their … Continue reading “Chase the Chief 5K and Hammerlun Family Fun Run on March 8”

Georgetown Police Department offers Halloween safety tips

Halloween is an exciting time for trick-or-treaters and those who join in the spirit of the holiday. As the festivities begin, being mindful of some safety precautions can help ensure a happy Halloween for the community. Here are crime prevention tips from Georgetown Police Department to make your family’s night fun and ghoulish! • Check … Continue reading “Georgetown Police Department offers Halloween safety tips”

Georgetown PD earns statewide accreditation

The Georgetown Police Department will be presented with the Texas Police Chiefs Association’s Recognized Law Enforcement Agency award during tonight’s City Council meeting. The department earned the award from the TPCA’s Law Enforcement Recognition Program in May after a more than two year application process that included a critical review of the agency’s policies, procedures, … Continue reading “Georgetown PD earns statewide accreditation”

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