Police chief addresses CSPD’s policies, use of force 

Police chief addresses CSPD’s policies, use of force 

The national discussion about race relations and policing has touched every corner of our country, including College Station. Open and transparent conversations are the foundation of how trust is established. In this blog, Police Chief Bill Couch addresses questions about the CSPD’s policies and procedures regarding unbiased policing, body-worn cameras, professional standards, the use of force, and more. Continue reading Police chief addresses CSPD’s policies, use of force 

Don’t let drunken driving ruin your Super Bowl

Don’t let drunken driving ruin your Super Bowl

By Jason Summers, CSPD Officer

For football fans, Super Bowl Sunday is the most anticipated day of the year. Unfortunately, it’s also one of the most dangerous days for motorists.

According to Mothers Against Drunk Driving, about 31 percent of traffic fatalities on a typical day involve a drunk driver. On Super Bowl Sunday, that awful number spikes to 43 percent.

The College Station Police Department will deploy extra officers in the peak hours before, during and after Sunday’s game to proactively identify and apprehend drivers who are a danger. Continue reading “Don’t let drunken driving ruin your Super Bowl”

National Night Out helps build stronger neighborhoods

National Night Out helps build stronger neighborhoods

The best thing about National Night Out is just seeing neighbors having open discussions about the things that affect their neighborhoods – and what they can do to make those neighborhoods better. The cities of College Station and Bryan will observe the 35th National Night Out on Tuesday, Oct. 2, with numerous block parties and celebrations designed to bring residents and local law enforcement together. Continue reading National Night Out helps build stronger neighborhoods