City of River Oaks, Texas
Sunday, April 30th, 2017

Police Department


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Welcome to the official River Oaks Police Department web site. We've been partners with our community since 1947 when the Police Department was first established. In fact, the police-community partnership is evident in our mission statement: "to protect people, property and rights in our community." We also carry this through in the department vision: "to provide the best public safety and service in partnership with our community." I hope you enjoy your visit and will return soon.


Phone: 817-626-1991
Address: 4900 River Oaks Blvd.
River Oaks, TX 76114


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Police Chief Retirement Party

  • April 27th, 2017

The retirement party for Police Chief Avin Carter will be held on May 22, 2017 in the River Oaks Community Center from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. Chief Carter...


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River Oaks Police Press Release

  • April 25th, 2017

On 04/23/17 at approximately 2:00pm, Officers and Detectives with the River Oaks Police Department arrested Nathanial Samples, 17, Brandon Stubblefield,17, and...


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Solicitors Warning

  • November 22nd, 2016

The River Oaks Police Department would like to encourage all residents of River Oaks to begin any conversation with a door to door solicitor by questioning...


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Police Agencies Warn Of Telephone Scams

  • May 31st, 2016

Law Enforcement agencies have seen a rise in fictitious telephone calls to residents in the community. They will tell the citizen that they are attempting to...


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  • September 15th, 2015

Please be advised that the City of River Oaks does not solicit money by telephone for any unpaid or delinquent city services. It has been reported by another...


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  • June 19th, 2014

The River Oaks Police Department has been contacted by a local business in regards to receiving telephone solicitation requesting funds in supporting our...


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New Scam Alert

  • October 25th, 2013

In a police communique released today from Deputy Police Chief Christopher Spieldenner, he has provided for us information as to the kind of scams to be on the...


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Crime Rate Down In 2012

  • January 10th, 2013

Statistics recently released indicates that the Crime Rate in River Oaks is down 14% from 2011 per 1000 population



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Avin Carter

Police Chief


Type Document Department Date
Icon Image River Oaks Police Press Release Police Department April 25th, 2017
Icon Image Solicitors Warning Police Department November 22nd, 2016
Icon Image Telephone Scam Police Department May 31st, 2016
Icon Image Scam Alert Police Department April 18th, 2016
Icon Image Fraud Alert Police Department September 15th, 2015
Icon Image Comm_night 10/07/2014.pdf Police Department October 7th, 2014
Icon Image Community_night Proc.pdf Police Department September 26th, 2014
Icon Image Comm_night.pdf Police Department September 15th, 2014
Icon Image 10/25/13_scam_alert.pdf Police Department October 25th, 2013
Icon Image 2013 Natl Nite Out.pdf Police Department September 23rd, 2013
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Contact Us
  • Address: 4900 River Oaks Blvd.
    River Oaks, TX 76114
  • Phone: (817) 626-5421
  • Email:
  • Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Saturday - Sunday: Closed
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