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Merkel Police Department

100 Kent Street | Merkel, Texas | 79536




(325) 928-4766

(325) 928-1642


The Merkel Police Department is a Municipal Department of the City of Merkel, Texas


Welcome to the Merkel Police Department Citizen Online Police Report Portal.  IF THIS IS AN EMERGENCY, DIAL 911.  Using this system allows citizens to create a police report, print the report for free, and be issued an online report case number for future reference.  Before making an online report, please make sure what you are reporting meets the following criteria;

  • If this is an emergency, do not file a report online, call 911 immediately.

  • Did this happen within the Municipal City Limits of Merkel, Taylor County, Texas?  If not, contact the appropriate agency for your area.

  • Do you know who did this?  If "YES", DO NOT file an online report, contact the Merkel Police Department at (325) 674-1300 and ask for the officer on duty.

Upon completing your online report, you will be given a confirmation number that will be linked to an agency case number.  Your report will be reviewed and, if needed, you will be contacted by the officer assigned to the investigation.  Citizens are encouraged to use the Online Police Reporting Portal for such cases like;


  • Property Theft

  • Property Damage

  • Telephone Harassment

  •  and Supplemental Reports

If you are not sure if you should file an online report, please contact us at (325) 674-1300.