Support Services

The Support Services Division runs many "behind the scenes” aspects of the Allen Police Department. The division consists of communications/dispatch, vehicle service, animal control, school resource officers, records, training, and the jail. It also manages the Property and Evidence Unit.

Records Unit
The Records Unit provides copies of accident reports and issues solicitor permits. For information, call 214.509.4350.

Animal Control Unit
The Animal Control Unit addresses issues related to domestic animals, wildlife, and livestock. It also operates the Allen Animal Shelter. For information, call 214.509.4378.

Jail Unit
The Support Services Division operates the jail for holding individuals with Class C Misdemeanors. Persons wishing to visit a prisoner or to pay a prisoner’s fine or bond must inquire at the front desk at the Allen Police Station. Visitation hours are 9 - 11 a.m. and 6 - 8 p.m. daily.