N. St. Mary's Substation & SAFFE Unit

Photo of North St. Mary's Police Substation and SAFFE Unit.

The N. St. Mary’s area of San Antonio is known as a vibrant, diverse entertainment district. Residents of the area are proud of the rich culture and commercial development along the strip.

Attractions of the N. St. Mary’s service area include:

  • The Pearl
  • Hotel Emma
  • The Culinary Institute of America
  • San Antonio Riverwalk


Each substation includes a San Antonio Fear Free Environment (SAFFE) Unit with officers assigned to specific streets or neighborhoods. SAFFE officers work with residents, businesses, community leaders, and patrol officers to help prevent crimes before they happen. SAFFE officer duties include:

  • Identify and resolve problems
  • Act as liaisons with other City agencies
  • Participate in school and youth outreach programs
  • Coordinate graffiti removal
  • Provide crime prevention resources to residents