San Antonio is a safe and welcoming destination. As the 7th largest city in the nation, with more than 34 million annual visitors, it is critically important to provide safety resources to our visitors.
Public Safety Links and Phone Numbers
Centro San Antonio Ambassadors
Downtown San Antonio Foot & Bike Patrol
San Antonio River Walk Patrol
Dispatch: (210) 207-8590
Non-Emergency: (210) 207-7273
Here are just a few of the programs that help keep San Antonio safe:
Centro San Antonio has downtown ambassadors that can be found assisting visitors. You can’t miss them; they’re the ones in bright yellow shirts! The ambassadors keep the downtown clean and help visitors navigate the beautiful and historic civic core.
Established in 1999, the Public Improvement District (PID) provides “clean & safe” services including street-scaping, beautification and ambassador services.
In addition to the San Antonio Police Department, the city offers Park Police with specialized units and assignments that enhance the ability of the agency and provide superior service to the community.
San Antonio Police Department River Walk Patrol is a 24-hour operation that patrols the River Walk on foot, bike and boat. This team enforces city ordinance violations including state and local laws.