Weslaco, Texas, October 16, 2023 – The heart of Weslaco is now home to a symbol of safety, progress, and unity with the inauguration of the city's brand new, state-of-the-art Public Safety Building. Spanning an impressive 37,000 square feet, this facility serves as the central command hub for our dedicated police force, heroic firefighters, and the diligent municipal court. It stands as a testament to Weslaco's unwavering commitment to the safety and well-being of its residents.
The undeniable growth Weslaco has experienced in recent years has brought with it increased demands on public safety services. The new Public Safety Building symbolizes the city's resolve to adapt and evolve with the times, ensuring that our residents can continue to live in a safe, thriving community.
This momentous occasion not only represents a physical structure but is a testament to the countless hours of hard work, meticulous planning, and collaborative effort that brought this dream to fruition. Weslaco's new Public Safety Building stands as more than just bricks and mortar; it encapsulates the spirit of unity and progress that defines Weslaco.
Thanks to Mayor David Suarez and the City Commissioners, City Manager Martin Garza, Dr. Joel Rivera, and the staff that came together to bring this project to fruition, Weslaco is now better equipped than ever to safeguard its future, and we look forward to a safer, brighter, and more secure Weslaco for all!
Story by Maggie Perez
Photos by Avanly Gonzalez
City of Weslaco