South Substation & SAFFE Unit

SAPD South SubstationThe South Service area of San Antonio is very family oriented with a booming business community. Residents of the area are proud to be from this part of town.

Some beautiful the communities, neighborhoods and attractions of the South include:

  • San Antonio Missions National Park
  • The Greenline Park, and many other outdoor sights
  • St. Leo’s
  • Tierra Linda
  • Mission Del Lago


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