ROISD Police Department

  • Vision Statement

    "We pledge to inspire those we protect, and to serve our district and community with dedication. We will lead the way with strong guidance and compassion to pave the road for future success while striving to make a difference in the lives of our students and staff."

    Mission Statement

    The mission of the Red Oak ISD Police Department is to protect the safety and welfare of all students, faculty, staff, and parents who are on ROISD properties. The department is dedicated to helping students achieve academic excellence in a safe environment, thus allowing all to Reach Our Individual Student's Dreams.

    About Us

    The Police Department of the Red Oak Independent School District provides a full array of police services to our school community. Our staff is highly trained and qualified to provide various services, including prevention, intervention, and law enforcement, focusing on creating a safe learning environment for our students, staff, and visitors. Our officers demonstrate exceptional professionalism in their interaction with students and staff. The Department is comprised of police officers who are fully certified Texas Peace Officers, who have the same authority as other local law enforcement officers. The Department is supplemented by security officers, a police administrative assistant who performs communications duties, and a security analyst.


    Non-Emergency Numbers:

    City of Red Oak Police Department

    Glenn Heights Police Department

    Ellis County Sheriff’s Office 

    ROISD Police Department:

    Vernon & Marjorie Coffey Justice Center
    156 Louise Ritter Blvd.
    Red Oak, TX 75154
    Phone: 972-617-4607
    Fax: 972-617-4421

    Office Hours:

    7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


  • Chief Phillip  Prasifka
    Chief Phillip Prasifka
    ROISD Chief of Police

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