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The City of Bastrop is a rapidly growing community located 20 miles east of Austin, Texas with a census population of approximately 10,000 and daytime service population of approximately 20,000.  The City of Bastrop Police Department has a full-time staff of 26 sworn police officers, 3 civilian support staff, an Evidence Technician, a Crime Victims Advocate, and 1 Code Enforcement/Animal Control Officer.  Our department is a cohesive, collaborative team of professionals dedicated to providing our community exceptional public service and possess a willingness and compassion to work together with the citizens of Bastrop to maintain a healthy and safe community.




Civilian Police Cadet Eligibility List.


BPD Personal History Statement - Fillable












The Mission of the City of Bastrop is to continuously strive to provide innovative and proactive services that enhance our authentic way of life to achieve our vision.