Joshua City Hall 101 South Main St. Joshua, Texas 76058

(817) 558-7447

Police Department



  • NON-EMERGENCY: (817) 556-6060
  • ADMINISTRATION: (817) 558-3194

Office Hours:

  • Monday – Thursday 8 am to 5 pm and  8 am to 12 pm on Friday’s.


  • 102 South Main St. Joshua, Texas 76058

Police Chief David Gelsthorpe

Mission and Values


  • The mission of the Joshua Police Department is to provide exceptional police service that elevates community safety, reduces the threat of crime, and promotes justice and opportunity.

Core Values

  • Service – Taking care of our community by delivering professional, helpful, high-quality service. Quality service may be further described as that which is competent, compassionate, personalized and prompt.
  • Accountability – Holding ourselves, as well as our department, responsible for effectively delivering exemplary services in a transparent manner.
  • Integrity – Character that is honest, fair, trustworthy and open, free of misconduct and unethical behavior.
  • Respect – Engaging in action that recognizes people have different values, behaviors, approaches to life and cultural backgrounds.
  • Teamwork – Maintaining a collaborative working relationship between law enforcement and the communities that we are sworn to serve and protect.