Criminal Trespass Affidavit Program

The Criminal Trespass Affidavit Program allows property owners or persons responsible for the care, custody and control of the property and the Victoria Police Department to work together to reduce criminal activity on private property.

The Victoria Police Department is authorized by the property owners or managers to remove or arrest persons found on the property when not authorized.  An individual arrested for trespassing will be charged with a violation of Texas Penal Code § 30.05, Criminal Trespass.  The property owner or manager will be the person formally filing the criminal complaint against the violator(s).

To initiate the program, you, as the property owner or property owner's agent, must complete the following steps: 

Step 1:  Complete the document entitled "Criminal Trespass Affidavit Program Participation Form".

Step 2:  Complete the document entitled "Criminal Trespass Affidavit".

Step 3:  Complete the document entitled "Authorization List".

Step 4:  Return the completed documents to:

Victoria Police Department

Attn: Records Division

306 S. Bridge St.

Victoria, TX  77901

Step 5:  Post appropriate "No Trespassing" or "No Trespassing between Designated Times" signs in prominent locations around your property.

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