Hays County
Brown Santa Program


Fund Raising Events

Wed., Dec. 3rd to Sat. Dec., 6th – 5:00p to 11:00p: Sights & Sounds of Christmas
Drop by the Brown Santa booth to buy Bratwursts and Frito Pies while attending the Sights & Sounds of Christmas in San Marcos.

Fri., Dec. 5th – 10:00a to 1:00p: 3rd Annual Holiday Lockup
Have your “favorite” boss or elected official “arrested” and “incarcerated” in the Holiday Lockup Jail at the Hays County Government Center Cafeteria. The cost to bond out ranges from $100.00 to $200.00. All detainees will be fed (and not just bread and water).

Sat., Dec. 13th – 9:00a to 2:00p: “Fill the Stocking”
Brown Santa’s Elves will be at major intersections around Hays County accepting donations.

Click here for more information on Brown Santa, scheduled activities and volunteer opportunities…

Volunteer Opportunity: Brown Santa Booth @ Sights & Sounds of Christmas
Volunteers are needed to help Brown Santa sell Bratwursts and Frito Pies Wednesday, December 3rd through Saturday, December 6th from 5:00p to 11:00p each night in a booth at the Sights and Sounds of Christmas in San Marcos. [more info…]

Volunteer Opportunity: 3rd Annual Brown Santa Holiday Lockup
Volunteers are needed to help with the 3rd Annual Brown Santa Holiday Lockup on Friday, December 5th from 11:00a to 1:00p in San Marcos. [more info…]

Volunteer Opportunities: Brown Santa
Volunteers are needed to help with various Brown Santa activities and events. [more info…]

NCPC Guide: Personal Security Tips
The world can be a dangerous place. If we fail to recognize this fact, we become more vulnerable to any number of criminal threats, all just looking for the next unsuspecting victim. Thankfully, there are a number of personal security tips that you can use to make your life a little more secure. [link to .PDF document]

FTC Guide To Dealing With Identity Theft
Identity theft happens when someone steals your personal information and uses it without your permission. It is a serious crime that can wreak havoc with your finances, credit history, and reputation – and it can take time, money, and patience to resolve. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the nation’s consumer protection agency, prepared this guide to help you repair the damage that identity theft can cause, and reduce the risk of identity theft happening to you. [link to .PDF document]

Submit an Anonymous Tip to the Hays County Sheriff’s Office
It it’s an emergency, dial 911. If not and you wish to remain anonymous, it is possible to submit an anonymous tip to the Hays County Sheriff’s Office via the internet or a text message. [more info…]

National Amber Alerts
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12/16   Missing: RICARDO LARA (TX)

Hays County Crime Reports
12/14   Vandalism on 4XX PICASSO DR, SAN MARCOS, TX (via ...
12/14   Theft on 1XX QUARTER AVE, BUDA, TX (via spotcrime.com)

Texas DPS RSS Feed
12/19   DPS Graduates 109 State Troopers
12/18   DPS Honors Officers, Employees for Exemplary Service
12/18   DPS Increases DWI Enforcement During Holidays
12/11   DPS Offers Tips to Avoid Vehicle Theft This Holiday Season