The Ovilla Police Department is a Community-Oriented Police Department that has grown to include 11 full-time officers and a secretary. The Chief of Police is Joey Bennett who has been in law enforcement for 25 years, 16 of those years being with the City of Ovilla.
The officers are available 24 hours a day to protect and assist the citizens of Ovilla and anyone who may be passing through the city.
Ovilla, TX was named the 4th safest small city in the state. AdvisorSmith's study analyzed violent and property crimes from 39 large cities, 198 midsize cities, and 418 small cities in the state. Crime scores were calculated for each city and the cities were ranked to find the safest places in Texas.