News Flash

Police

17 Stories
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Boerne ISD, local law enforcement agencies to add SRO's

The school resources officers stand in front of the Boerne ISD administration building

The Boerne Independent School District, along with the Boerne and Fair Oaks Ranch Police Departments, and the Kendall County Sheriff’s Office, have agreed to work aggressively toward assigning each Boerne ISD campus with a designated School Reso...

Read on...

Latest News
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Boerne IT wins award for collaborative public safety project

Small Boerne Police trailer with camera mast and solar panels

The City of Boerne’s Information Technology Department received an award for their work to retrofit a retired radar trailer into a mobile video security unit for the Boerne Police Department.

The 2022 Excellence Award was given to the IT departme...

Read on...

Featured News
Posted on: April 14, 2022

Boerne police officers recognized at annual awards ceremony

Exterior of Boerne Police Department

Recently, several members of the Boerne Police Department and 911 Telecommunications Team were recognized for their work in 2021.

On March 30, members of both teams met in the police training room to help congratulate their colleagues.

Listed alphabetically...

Read on...

Featured News
Posted on: February 25, 2022

Boerne PD Chief, Assistant Chief sworn in at ceremonies

The swearing-in ceremonies for Chief Steve Perez and Asst. Chief Cody Lackey

Steve Perez sworn in as Chief of Police

A new generation of leadership is at the helm of the Boerne Police Department after the new Chief of Police and Assistant Chief of Police were sworn in Friday, Feb. 25, 2022.

Both men showed the heart behind the badge...

Read on...

Featured News
Posted on: February 16, 2022

Cody Lackey promoted to Assistant Chief at Boerne PD

Cody Lackey Boerne Police Department

Incoming Chief of Police Steve Perez announced this week that Lt. Cody Lackey has been promoted to Assistant Chief of the Boerne Police Department.

Lackey, who has been with the department since 2004, assumes the position after the retirement of Assistant ...

Read on...

Featured News
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Coffee With a Cop builds relationships between officers, community

Boerne police officers pose for picture with woman and boy

The Boerne Police Department connected with members of the community Thursday morning during its Coffee With a Cop event downtown.

The event, held at Black Rifle Coffee Company, aims to bridge the gap between officers and the public. The police department ...

Read on...

Featured News
Posted on: August 17, 2021

Boerne’s Chief of Police to retire

picture of Boerne Police Chief Jim Kohler

After more than three decades of exemplary service to Boerne and its residents, Boerne’s Chief of Police Jim Kohler announced Tuesday that he will retire on October 31, 2021.

Chief Kohler’s October retirement date will coincide with his 10th year of being ...

Read on...

Featured News
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Boerne Police Officer Pablo Morales promoted to Sergeant

Sergeant Pablo Morales poses for a picture with Boerne PD Chief Jim Kohler

Joined by his family and fellow officers, Boerne Police Officer Pablo Morales was promoted to sergeant during a ceremony Thursday.

Sergeant Morales began his career with BPD in 2012 and has received numerous accolades over the last nine years, including 12...

Read on...

Featured News
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Mental Health Officer a first for Boerne PD

Officer Rebecca Foley

The Boerne Police Department now has a dedicated mental health officer on staff to provide additional levels of support and attention to people in a mental health crisis.

Officer Rebecca Foley, with the department since 2013, assumed the role of mental hea...

Read on...

Featured News
Posted on: December 29, 2021

Boerne PD Lt. Scoggins graduates FBI National Academy

Lt. Mitch Scoggins

Boerne Police Department Lt. Mitchell Scoggins was among 128 recent graduates of the prestigious FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia.

The academy invites only the top one percent of law enforcement officers in the country to attend 10 weeks of advan...

Read on...

Featured News
Posted on: March 4, 2022

Drug Bust: Boerne PD K-9 sniffs out 100 pounds of marijuana

K-9 Emma sits in front of narcotics at drug bust

It was just another dog day at the office for Boerne Police Department K-9 Emma until a call came in to assist another agency. Emma and her handler, Cpl. Brandon Goudreau, ended up helping uncover 100 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop March 3.

The ...

Read on...

Latest News
Posted on: January 25, 2022

Breaking Barriers: Boerne PD marks historic promotion ceremony

Group photo at officer promotion ceremony January 2022

The Boerne Police Department held an officer promotion ceremony Jan. 21, 2022, that marked several firsts in the department’s history.

The ceremony included the promotion of seven officers, including the first promotion of a woman officer in depa...

Read on...

Featured News
Posted on: June 14, 2021

Boerne PD unveils new K-9 training facility

Officer Brandon Goudreau with K-9 Emma

The Boerne Police Department held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its brand-new K-9 training facility over the weekend.

The facility features a kennel space, a K-9 washing station and a large fenced-in training area where officers and their K-9s can learn the...

Read on...

Featured News
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Hundreds gather for National Night Out in Boerne

Officers talk to residents seated at National Night Out event

More than 600 people attended National Night Out gatherings around Boerne Oct. 5, 2021, as residents and Boerne Police officers came together to build a stronger community.

Officers partnered with residents to plan neighborhood gatherings, leading to a suc...

Read on...

Featured News
Posted on: November 10, 2021

Boerne PD Hiring Probationary Police Officer

Boerne Police cruiser SUV parked in front of station

The Boerne Police Department is now accepting applications for a Probationary Police Officer.

Starting pay for the position is $56,330. Lateral pay is available based on experience, from $59,146 - $73.933.

Applicants must meet the following qualifications:

  • B...
Read on...

Police
Posted on: February 1, 2022

City names Steve Perez next Chief of Police

Steve Perez Boerne Police Department

City Manager Ben Thatcher announced Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022, that Steve Perez has been promoted to Police Chief for the Boerne Police Department. Perez has been serving as the Interim Assistant Police Chief since the retirement of Police Chief Jim Kohler in...

Read on...

Featured News
Posted on: December 21, 2021

City employees volunteer at local nonprofits for Give Back Days

City of Boerne employees volunteering

During this season of giving, 37 employees from the City of Boerne teamed up to volunteer at local nonprofits during the month of December.

The City’s Human Resources department coordinated the Employee Give Back Days, partnering with Hill Country Daily Br...

Read on...

Featured News