The Snyder Police Department currently consists of twenty-two total personnel and it is broken down as follows:
One Chief of Police
Three Sergeant Investigators
Three Patrol Sergeants
Eight Police Officers
One K-9 Officer
Two School Resource Officers
One Part Time Police Officer
The Snyder Police Department also over sees the operations of Animal Control Services and the Animal Shelter. Animal Control Services consists of two Animal Control Officers and one Shelter Employee. The Police Department and Animal Control Services are community-policing oriented and dedicated to working with the community of the City of Snyder to make it a safer place to live.
Mission Statement The mission of the Snyder Police Department continues to be to react to calls for service from any person needing its services.
In addition to their mission, the Police Department has undertaken the responsibility of searching for problem areas and attempting to find solutions to these problems. This is typically referred to as "Proactive Policing" or "Community Policing" in law enforcement groups.