Programs Presented by APD


FIGHT BACK AGAINST IDENTITY THEFT
Program to deter, detect and defend against
the growing crime of Identity Theft.

DESIGNATED DRIVER PROGRAM
Don’t Drink & Drive Designed to educate citizens
on alcohol awareness and intoxication levels of each individual by allowing individuals to
volunteer for sobriety testing at local participating establishments. Encourages choosing a
designated driver.


DRINKING & DRIVING: THE END OF THE ROAD
Program designed for high schoolstudents to discourage underage drinking and driving by staging a mock vehicle crash scene and revealing the tragedy that takes place. Supported by emergency services agencies including Alpine VFD, West Texas EMS, local wrecker services, and other agencies, as well as AlpineHigh School administration, students and staff.


STOP UNDERAGE DRINKING
Designed to educate and discourage underage drinking through meetings, presentations, and sting operations.


DON’T LEAVE IT ALONE! WATCH YOUR DRINK
Designed to educate bar patrons of the dangers of drink tampering and associated sexual assaults. Targets patrons of local bars and encourages establishments to throw away drinks that are left unattended to reduce or eliminate illegal substances placed in the drinks of unsuspecting patrons.


ANNUAL BLUE SANTA TOY DRIVE
This is our annual toy drive to support less fortunate children in Alpine. Presented annually and supported by Alpine VFD and community donations. Have also been held in conjunction with Brewster County sheriff’s office.


ANNUAL HALLOWEEN SAFETY
Annual Halloween Safety program designed for Elementary School aged children to present safety tips. Also presented to local day care centers and community centers.


BREWSTER COUNTY 911 AWARENESS PROGRAM
APD is the PSAP for 911 service in Brewster County in the Alpine area. Program is designed to educate community, mainly children, of the importance of 911 as well as tips regarding 911.


BREWSTER COUNTY CRIMESTOPPERS
CrimeStoppers program designed to encourage citizen involvement in solving crime in our community. Administered by APD.


CAMPUS CRIMESTOPPERS
CrimeStoppers program designed for public school campuses to encourage student involvement in solving crime in our community. Developed and administered by APD.


RED RIBBON WEEK
APD supports Red Ribbons Week activities in local schools in October of each year.


ARE YOU OK?
Program designed for elderly persons living alone to be checked on each day by dispatchers of the department with a simple telephone call.


FIRE SAFETY
This program is designed to teach children about fire dangers and fire safety strategies. Includes demonstrations and use of State Fire Marshall’s “Smoke House” for children to practice an escape of a burning home.


STRANGER DANGER
Program for children to educate them about the dangers of talking, or taking things, from strangers.


PROJECT CHILDSAFE – GUN LOCK GIVE AWAY 
APD participates in this State program to give away gun locks to the public.


HOUSEWATCH 
Designed to allow citizens leaving on vacation or out-of-town for short period to have the PD watch their residences during their absence.


BUSINESS WATCH
Provides regular patrols of businesses in our community and includes periodic checks of outside windows and entrances to buildings. Building check cards are distributed as part of this program.


NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH
APD encourages participation in neighborhood watch programs in the community.


OPERATION ID APD supports this crime prevention program designed to mark and record
valuables.