Responsibilities & Services

The Bowie Police Department serves the community by protecting citizens and property, preventing crime, enforcing laws, and maintaining order. The department is comprised of the following divisions:

  • Patrol Division 
  • Criminal Investigations Division 
  • School Resource Officer Division
  • Support Services Division - Communications and Animal Control
The City of Bowie is a Home-Rule Municipality that covers six square miles and serves a population of approximately 5,500 people. Our great city is situated in Montague County just south of the Red River and the Texas / Oklahoma state line on U.S. Highway 287. Bowie is the largest city in Montague County and is just 45 miles southeast of Wichita Falls and 65 miles northwest of the Dallas / Forth Worth area.