“We are very proud of our community and department. We strive to provide the best service and response times to our citizens. We hope that this website provides you with valuable information, and we also invite you to follow us on Facebook for the most up to date information.”


Assistant Director Larry Adams serves as second in command of the Woodway Public Safety Department. Adams has a Masters degree in Criminal Justice from Tarleton State University, is a graduate of the Institute for Law Enforcement Administration’s School of Police Supervision and the 270th class of the FBI National Academy, and is a veteran of the United States Navy. He is an active member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and serves on the IACP‘s Patrol and Tactical Operations Committee.

His duties include being responsible for the development and coordination of all training for paid and volunteer personnel for the Public Safety Department. He also is responsible for conducting and coordinating the hiring process for all public safety personnel and maintaining TCOLE records and TPCA Recognition Program standards. In addition, he oversees the daily operations of the Public Safety Department and supervises paid and unpaid volunteers, the patrol captain, administrative captain, and the fire marshal.

If you have any concerns or complaints about crime in the City of Woodway, or would like more information about becoming a paid or volunteer police officer, please contact Assistant Director Larry Adams.

Bret Crook
Public Safety Director


920 Estates Drive
Woodway, TX 76712