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You can contact the CID Secretary anytime Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 972-932-3094 ext.210. She will be happy to pull your case and tell you who it is assigned to.
Please report all crimes immediately. Do not wait until later to report an offense because we will lose valuable time, evidence, and information from possible witnesses.
First, DO NOT GO IN THE RESIDENCE! Call 911 and let the officers get there and make sure that the suspect is not still inside.
Second, DO NOT TOUCH ANYTHING! Back out of the house and call 911.
The officers will tell you what information they need from you after they clear the residence.
There is no way to know that. There are many factors that go into case priorities. We will, however, look into your case and give it the dedication that it deserves when it is investigated.
We try to get to every case as quickly as we can. We ask that you give the Investigators at least 7 days before calling, unless you have new information that they need to know, then please call as soon as you can with that information. Every person that has a case filed with us will receive a "Case Disposition Form" in the mail when your case is disposed of.
Yes. All pets that reside in the city limits of Kaufman must be registered with the city.
Each dog and cat must be registered with the City of Kaufman Animal Services Division once it reaches three months of age. A current metal registration tag will be issued, and this tag must be affixed to a collar or harness and worn at all times. Documentation of a current rabies vaccination is required at the time of registration.
The fee to register a pet is $5 . Registration is valid for 12 months from the date of issuance. Registrations can be obtained at Kaufman City Hall..
The following animals are exempt from the registration requirement:
Yes. All pets over the age of 3 months must be Rabies vaccinated. City Ordinance 18.72.
No. However, allowing animals to run at large is against city ordinance 18.36.
No. State law requires all pets be kept on a "lead, trolley, or pulley system" that is a minimum of 10 feet in length. Think of a laundry line in your backyard, your dog must be able to run the length of the laundry line by having him attached to it by a cable with a clip. (Health & Safety Code 821.077)
If you live in the city limits of Kaufman you are allowed to have up to 4 adult domestic animals. City Ordinance 18.80.
The City of Kaufman contracts with the Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake in Seven Points.
No. The City of Kaufman does not remove bee hives. There are several companies that serve Kaufman County such as
Baldwin Pest Services http://www.baldwinpestservices.com/
Kaufman Bee Keepers http://kaufman-beekeepers.business.site/
AA Bee Removal Experts http://www.aabeeremovalexperts.com/
Nuisance complaints can be reported to Animal Control Services at 972-932-3094 or by clicking here.
Police reports can be purchased for $6. You may come to the Police Department and pick one up between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday or request one by mail and enclose a check or money order.
To receive a report you must know the following:
If you need a copy of an Accident Report you can go to the Texas Department of Transportation website using the link below and get a copy of your crash report.
All traffic citations issued by the Kaufman Police Department are processed through the Municipal Court located at 3003 South Washington St. You can contact the Kaufman Municipal Court at 972-9325-2216
The Police Department is temporarily housed at 2950 South Washington Street. We hope to be moving into our new facility by mid 2018!
Absolutely. We cannot be everywhere all of the time, but we will certainly do our best to have patrol units in your area more often. Just call 972-932-3094 and we will add your location to our extra patrol list.
You have to provide proof of ownership to the impounding wrecker storage facility to obtain your vehicle from the auto impound. The owner of the impounded vehicle must have the following items in order to claim the vehicle:
If someone other than the registered owner is claiming the vehicle they must have:
The Kaufman Police Department utilizes the following towing services:
Jones Automotive Wrecker Service
You may request it online at Texas.gov, or complete the Application for Copy of Driving Record (PDF) from the Texas Department of Public Safety. Then follow the mailing instructions on the bottom of the form.
You can pick up a CRB-2 Driver Crash Report at any Police Department and follow the instructions on the back.
Second.....Be a good witness. Try to get a license plate (even a partial plate number helps), stay on the phone with dispatch and tell them what you see.
Never place yourself in harm's way!
The Kaufman Police Department takes all arrested persons to the Kaufman County Law Enforcement Center. The KCLEC is located at 1900 E. US 175 in Kaufman. For more information you can go here.
You may also obtain information from the following website: Texas Public Sex Offender Registry