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County Burn Ban, NO FIREWORKS

The Counties of San Patricio, Nueces, and Aransas have issued burn bans countywide. As a result, consumer/public use of fireworks is prohibited. The fireworks ban include those areas along Highway 361 east of the Dale Miller Bridge. Violators will be criminally charged, so please assist us in not discharging fireworks. For up-to-date information on Texas […]

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Hurricane Preparedness Guide

As many of you know, the City of Aransas Pass sits in the heart of the Coastal Bend. The Texas coastal area with its very warm gulf waters make for the perfect fuel for hurricanes. Warm water is what helps build upon a hurricane’s strength and force. A storm can travel thousands of miles from […]

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Nuisance Campers Arrested!

On Wednesday, May 16, 2018, around 1:58 a.m., Aransas Pass Patrol Officers tracked down a couple of nuisance campers on Harbor Island. Nathan Beck AGE 27 and Katelynn Martin AGE 26 were both arrested along Harbor Island Road, Aransas Pass, Texas. The two were found at their campsite. They were using the land as their […]

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Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events Training

Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) – Lecture Only – Captain Lynn Pearce, a Certified ALERRT C.R.A.S.E. instructor, will conduct this training course on April 26th beginning at 5:30 p.m. inside the Aransas Pass Council Chambers. Seating is limited, so sign up now. C.R.A.S.E. Training is a program designed to prepare regular folks in […]

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Serial Burglar Arrested, Property Recovered!

Serial Burglar Arrested, Property Recovered! – On Wednesday, 09-27-2017, our detectives executed a search warrant at a local motel room in the 1300 block of South Commercial. The search warrant stemmed from internal intelligence and the arrest of Joe Delgado (24 years of age) for burglary of a vehicle (warrant). Officers began their investigation after […]

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Hurricane Harvey

As Hurricane Harvey intensifies, the City continues preparations. You should likewise prepare. Do not depend on the government, as our resources are limited and our demand on maintaining the City infrastructure is great. This page will auto-update every 120 seconds as long as you keep it open in your browser. Scroll down for latest updates. […]

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Sign up for Emergency Alerts

Are you ready? Stay in the know and stay prepared! Sign up for our Emergency Alerts! – The City of Aransas Pass utilizes services from CodeRED, our Police Blotter, Facebook, and Twitter to keep our community and interested parties informed. Signing up is quick and easy. When you sign up, you’ll start receiving alerts, almost […]

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Pig-E-Mon Trivia, Grand Prize Winners!!

Congratulations to our Pig-E-Mon Trivia Contest winners, Scott and Tiffany Hemberger from Corpus Christi, Texas! The Hemberger family, including their three children, get to enjoy a complimentary 2 night stay in a deluxe river view room at The Wyndham Garden River Walk Hotel in San Antonio and four New Braunfels Schlitterbahn Waterpark tickets. These fine […]

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Handgun Licensing Course (CHL or LTC)

Handgun Licensing Course (CHL or LTC) The Aransas Pass Police Department provides residents with the Texas Handgun Licensing Course (formerly the Texas CHL Course). This course is required before one is eligible to obtain a license to carry concealed or openly in Texas. Currently, the course is offered free of charge to City residents, City […]

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Lifesavers Recognized and Awarded

Lifesavers Recognized and Awarded – During the Monday evening council meeting, several were recognized for saving a man’s life. Anytime an officer saves the life of another, he or she receives formal recognition and is awarded the Lifesaving Medal. The details surrounding this award are as follows: This Recognition is hereby given to Assistant Police Chief David Perkins […]

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New Ordinance, Affecting Our Community

New Ordinance, Affecting Our Community – On Monday December 19th, 2016, City Council voted final approval for ordinance #2016-4173, an addition to the Aransas Pass Code of Ordinances. This addition improves the use of the Harbor Point Park through specific limitations. Please review the attached ordinance for details. Effective Date Immediately upon publication, Thursday 12/29/2016. […]

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Lifesaver Recognized and Awarded

Lifesaver Recognized and Awarded – During the Monday evening council meeting, Capt. David Wood was recognized for saving a man’s life. Anytime an officer saves the life of another, he or she receives formal recognition and is awarded the Lifesaving Medal. The details surrounding this award are as follows: This Recognition is hereby given to Police Captain David […]

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Minor Alcohol Sting

Minor Alcohol Sting – This past month (November 2016) Aransas Pass Officers, Cpl. Jay Hinojosa and Ofc. Robert Brake, conducted undercover investigations at 15 businesses in the City. This operation targeted those establishments licensed to sell alcoholic beverages. In each operation, a minor child attempted to purchase alcohol, while in the presence of an law […]

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Dispatchers Awarded, Chief’s Citation

Dispatchers Awarded the Chief’s Citation During last nights City Council Meeting, I recognized three of my Communications officers, Captain Lynn Pearce, Communications Supervisor John Flowers, and Communications Officer & Social Media Girl Erica Murphy. They received the Chief’s Citation Award. The three creatively worked with local businesses to help achieve compliance with Kari’s Law. Kari’s […]

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Traffic Signs Added

Traffic Signs Added – The City Traffic Engineer and the Police Department determined there was a need for four-way stop signage at the intersection of Johnson and Arch. The signage was installed on Tuesday, October 4, 2016. Police officers will be monitoring the area and stopping traffic violators. Warnings will be issued for a short […]

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