challenge coin desktopSpecial Services

The Special Services Division  is predominantly an Administrative Division within the department.  This division directly supports initiatives  of the Chief of Police to include community programs, project management as well as  a variety of many other functions.                             

Duties Include but are not limited to:

  • Managing the evidence room, to include, maintaining the storage and integrity of evidence, submission of evidence to the lab, courts and proper disposal
  • Developing and maintaining the Department’s policy manual and presenting recommended policy changes to the Chief of Police
  • Maintaining the department's accreditation and ensuring the department meets all accreditation requirements
  • Managing the department's training program by locating external training opportunities, coordinating internal training and ensuring all personnel meet their training requirements
  • Writing and applying for Grants to help fund projects or equipment 
  • Managing the department's community outreach programs to include: the Summer Youth Program, Blue Santa Program, Prescription Drug Take Back, Community Education, and many others
  • Providing support and training for our Fredericksburg Volunteers in Police Support
  • Supervising the Animal Control Division - To contact Animal Shelter click here

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Special Services manages the departments Policies and Procedures in accordance to the Texas Police Chiefs Association Accreditation Program. Click below to learn more:

TPCA Recognition Program

The Special Services Division is under the direction of Lt. Braxton Roemer. Lt. Roemer has been with the police department since 1999 beginning his career as a patrol officer before advancing to Patrol Sergeant.  Lt. Roemer later served as the Bike Patrol Sergeant, and then promoted to Lieutenant of Special Services in 2014

Lt. Braxton Roemer

Officer Gun QualificationsTraining of officers to stay proficient in policing duties

Police Department Application ProcessRecruiting, hiring, field training of new officers

School Children Ride With OfficerDevelop and teach youth programs
in local schools and groups

Organize and Oversee Community Outreach Initiatives