Special Victims Unit (SVU)

Sex Crimes

  • Sexual Assault/Aggravated Sexual Assaults
  • Indecency with a Child
  • Kidnapping/Aggravated Kidnapping
  • Human Trafficking
  • Indecent Assaults
  • Public Lewdness/Indecent Exposure

Family Violence

  • Felony Family Involved Assaults
  • Injury to Child
  • Felony Violation of Protective Orders and Conditions of Bond 

Victim Advocacy Office

  • Provides victim services to sexual offense victims
  • Assist with U-Visa and T-Visa application certification
  • Assigns and trains volunteers for the Family Assistance Crisis Team (FACT) 

Sex Offender Registration

The SVU is responsible for:

  • Registering sex offenders in person
  • Verifying compliance with mandated registration
  • Filing park safety zone exemptions

Sex Offender Registration 

Report a Crime

Report a crime directly to the Special Victims Unit. We’re open Monday - Sunday from 7:45 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.

When the Special Victims Unit office is closed, please call the Night Criminal Investigations Detail (Night CID) at 210-207-7389

Confidentiality / Release of Information

The Special Victims Unit maintains the responsibility of protecting the integrity of criminal investigations. Information relating to a pending criminal investigation, a prosecution, or other sensitive information may not be released at the discretion of the Special Victims Unit. Additional information requests can be made through Open Records Requests. Certain information regarding an open, active, or ongoing criminal investigation is protected from release as mandated by State and Federal laws (Texas Code of Criminal Procedure (CCP), NCIC/TCIC, Local Government Code, Penal Code, The Texas Open Records Act, and the Family Code.