Yes. Funeral escorts are arranged through the funeral homes.
Funeral Escort Service
The Victoria Police Department, provides funeral escort services which provide high visibility and traffic control from the service location to the burial site, thus allowing the entire cortège to formally arrive safely at the final destination
Funeral homes are required to notify the Records Section for the City of Victoria Police Department a minimum of 24 hours prior to the escort time and date. The request will include the time, date, location of the service, and location of the burial. This information should faxed to the Records Section at 361-576-9553, or via telephone 361-485-3700.
Requests for services on Sundays or Mondays should be received no later than 9 am on the Friday preceding the escort date.
If a funeral escort originates outside the city limits and enters the city, or originates inside the city limits and travels outside the city limits, it will be the responsibility of the funeral home to contact the law enforcement agency with jurisdiction outside the city limits along the path of escort route to assume responsibility for the escort once the procession leaves the Victoria city limits.
- Fee: $60 (to be invoiced by City of Victoria)
- Please note on the times escorts are not available (peak patrol times):
- Monday through Friday
7:30 to 8:15 am
11:45 am to 1 pm
4:30 to 5:30 pm