John Jahanara

Chief of Police
3300 Hillcrest
Balcones Heights, TX 78201


Provide the community with a safe and fear free environment in which to live, work and play. 


Provide unsurpassed commitment to protecting the individual rights and freedoms while preserving the peace and enforcing the law, provide a safe and harmonious environment to live, visit or work in the City of Balcones Heights. 

Core Values – P.R.I.D.E.

Professionalism – Commitment to the duty, honor and professional reputation that define law enforcement service.

Respect – We will recognize the right of all people, regardless of their personal situation, to be treated fairly, and as such we will display courteous regard for people in every situation.

Integrity – We will lead by example being incorruptible and serve ethically and with honor. Integrity encompasses yet is the anchor of all our values.

Dedication – We are committed and devoted to our profession and those that we serve.

Excellence – Directs us to develop a sustained passion for the continuous improvement and innovation that will propel the Department into a long-term, upward spiral of accomplishment and performance.




Staff Redlight Safety Camera Program
Communications/Dispatch Municipal Court
Forms (including Complaints or Compliments) Employment
Vehicle Impound Community Involvement
Sex Offender Notification Memorial Page
Investigations FAQ
Online Police Auction  


To request copies of a Police report, accident report, or criminal record, please contact the Police Department Secretary at 210.957-3150. Before coming to the Justice Center to pay/pick up a report, please verify the report is ready.

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City Council Meeting
Monday, September 25; 6:00 PM Meeting is open to the Public
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