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All HPISD campuses and offices will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 31 and Wednesday, Feb. 1 due to freezing rain and hazardous driving conditions. The district will continue to monitor weather conditions and will provide updates regarding Thursday classes.

Highland Park ISD Police Department

Overview of Services: 
The Highland Park ISD Police Department has the primary responsibility of providing for the safety and security of students, faculty, staff, and visitors. The Police Department has the responsibility of dealing with the following areas:
  • Emergency management and Safety Audits for HPISD
  • Liaison and coordination with all other emergency response agencies (law enforcement, fire, EMS, etc.)
  • Coordination and monitoring of all criminal investigations involving HPISD
  • Access control
  • Alarm Monitoring
  • Visitor Access/Check-in
  • Safety and Security Training
  • Crossing Guards
  • Video Surveillance
  • District Radio Communications
  • Coordination of DARE and School Resource Officers
The safety and security of all within HPISD is of the utmost importance. As HPISD continues to be at the forefront of academic success, we will also endeavor to be the leader in the safety and security of our schools.  
Contact HPISD Police: 
Mark Rowden headshot
Mark Rowden
Chief of Police
214-780-3080 office
[email protected]