The Power of Attorney form gives the Galveston Police Department and its officers permission to arrest and subsequently file charges on behalf of the property owner against any persons found illegally trespassing on the listed property without them being present. This form also allows the Police Department to act of behalf of the property owner for any court proceedings stemming from arrests made from the aforementioned offense.
Please visit the Galveston Police Department at 601 54th Street to complete the necessary form.
This form must be notarized. Notaries are available at the Galveston Police Department. In addition, proof of residency(i.e. deed, lease agreement, utility bill, etc.) must be included with the notarized form. Submission of this form comes with a standard “Under Galveston Police Department Power of Attorney” sign that can be posted on your property.