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1. Do I have to give my personal information?
2. Will the officer stop and talk to me?

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1. Who can request a certified copy of a birth certificate or a death certificate?
2. Who is considered an immediate family member?
3. Does a spouse or step-parent need additional documentation to request a birth certificate?
4. How can I order vital records from other states?
5. What will you accept as a valid ID?
6. What if I don't have a photo ID?
7. Why do I have to send a photo ID?
8. What records are available?

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1. How far back from the street can I build?
2. How high can I build my fence?
3. Where are the property lines on my property?
4. Do above-ground pools require a permit?
5. Why can't I have my site plan and building plan reviewed together?
6. Do I need a permit for a street closure?
7. Am I required to have a handicap accessible ramp to my building?
8. If I am the homeowner can I pull my own permit?
9. Do I need a permit to demolish a building?
10. Do I need a permit to put up a storage building?
11. Do I need a permit to repair, install or extend a driveway?
12. Are tamper resistant plugs required in homes?
13. Do I need a permit to build a fence?
14. Do I need a permit to repair my manufactured home?
15. What are the building setbacks on my property?

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1. If I am the homeowner can I pull my own permit?
2. Do above-ground pools require a permit?
3. Do I need a permit for a street closure?
4. Do I need a permit to build a fence?
5. Do I need a permit to demolish a building?
6. Do I need a permit to put up a storage building?
7. Do I need a permit to repair my manufactured home?
8. Do I need a permit to repair, install or extend a driveway?
9. Are tamper resistant plugs required in homes?

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1. What are the building setbacks on my property?
2. Where are the property lines on my property?
3. How far back from the street can I build?

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1. Am I required to have a handicap accessible ramp to my building?
2. Why can't I have my site plan and building plan reviewed together?
3. How high can I build my fence?

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1. Who does the Internal Affairs Unit report to?
2. Is there any risk in making a complaint against a member of the Police Department?
3. What happens if complaints are found to be true?

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1. Where is your office located and what is your mailing address?
2. Is the Mayor’s office in City Hall?
3. How can I speak to Council?
4. I need help with a legal issue. Can the City Attorney help me?
5. How can I get a copy of the City of Victoria Municipal Code?
6. Can the City’s Municipal Code be changed?
7. Can I make changes to City Code?
8. What does the prosecuting attorney do?
9. Does the prosecutor represent me in Court?
10. How can I get information about a citation I received or information about my court case?
11. How can I file a claim against the City?
12. Who do I call to report a possible crime or City code violation?
13. What is the difference between the City Attorney and the District Attorney?

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1. Where do I call about stored or junked vehicles?

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1. When and how do I reserve the facility?
2. What is the difference between down payment and deposit?
3. When is the rental balance due and what are the acceptable forms of payment?
4. Can I stop by and look at the building?
5. What time period does the rental include?
6. What is included in my rental?
7. What equipment do the kitchens include?
8. What if I need more time to decorate?
9. What type of decorations are allowed?
10. Will there be someone here to open the building for my event?
11. What if my rental company won't pick up on a weekend?
12. Is alcohol allowed? What containers are allowed? Can alcohol be served from within the facility?
13. Where can I find more information on hiring police security?
14. Do I need to contact the Fire Marshal?
15. What do I need to do to receive my deposit refund?

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1. ¿A quién reporta la Unidad de Asuntos Internos?
2. ¿Hay riesgos en presentar una reclamación contra un miembro del Departamento de Policía?
3. ¿Qué sucede si se encuentra que las reclamaciones son verídicas?

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1. Why is a fire engine sent when I call an ambulance?
2. How do I request a tour of a fire station?
3. What if I have a question about my ambulance bill?
4. What is the best kind of fire extinguisher for my house?
5. Can a fire engine visit my children's school?
6. Why does the Fire Department tear open walls, when it seems there is no fire in the room?
7. Who do I call if I have problems with bees?
8. Why do so many fire apparatus respond to simple incidents?
9. How come I see fire trucks with full lights and sirens go through a red light at intersections and then, after they go through, they turn off their lights and slow down?

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1. What is the fee for a garage sale permit?
2. How often can I have a garage sale?
3. How many days may I have a garage sale?
4. How many days in advance of my sale, must I purchase my garage sale permit?
5. What information do I need to purchase a garage sale permit?
6. How can I purchase a garage sale permit?
7. How do I know when I am eligible for my next garage sale?
8. Do you need a garage sale permit for an estate sale?
9. Do I need a garage sale permit if I live outside of city limits?
10. Where can a garage sale be held?
11. Are there rules about placing my garage sale signs?
12. What is the cancellation policy for garage sales?

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1. How can I stay updated on what job openings are being posted?
2. How do I check the status of my application?
3. How do I complete the Personal Information and History Packet for a Police application?
4. What happens to my application after I submit it?
5. Should I mail a copy of my resume and/or cover letter if I have already submitted it via the website?
6. What if I don't finish completing my application?
7. How often are new job openings posted?
8. How long does it take to complete the online application/account?
9. What if I don't have an email address to make an account that allows me to apply for a job?
10. Once I complete an application online and upload a resume, can I use these to apply for other positions?
11. Can I get help with completing the online application?

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1. What does the Metropolitan Planning Organization (VMPO or MPO) do?
2. Why is the MPO important to me?

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1. What is the difference between a plea of not guilty, guilty, and no contest?
2. How much does my ticket cost?
3. What forms of payment do you accept?
4. Is my citation eligible for a payment plan?
5. Can I take defensive driving for my ticket?
6. Is my ticket eligible for Deferred Disposition?
7. How will a conviction affect me?
8. How can I get jail credit for a case?
9. What are some examples of City Code violations and how are they processed through Municipal Court?
10. If I have warrants, will I be arrested if I come to court?
11. Why do I have to pay court costs even if I don't go to trial?
12. Will the court appoint an attorney for me?
13. What is the difference between a trial by jury and a trial by judge?
14. What do I need to do to keep a case off my record?
15. What are some other useful websites and information resources I may need when resolving traffic and parking ticket related issues?

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1. What are my options if I am issued a citation?
2. Where can I find laws for Animal violations?
3. How do I report a dog bite or attack?
4. What happens if I received a citation and I am not the owner of the pet or animal?
5. What all can animal control respond to?
6. How will I be notified if I am issued a citation?
7. Where do I get a copy of a Police Report from a dog bite or incident that occurred within city limits?
8. Who does Animal Control report to?
9. I contacted Victoria County Animal Control and they are not able to issue a citation. What are my other options?

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1. Does the City Charter give citizens the power to petition for direct legislation?
2. What does the petition need to say?
3. What happens after the petition is filed?
4. What action is the City Council required to take if the petition is certified?

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1. Where do I call in the case of a non-emergency?
2. How do I obtain a criminal history or background check of myself?
3. How can I compliment a Police Officer or employee for quality service?
4. How can I make a complaint on a Police Officer or employee?
5. Can I get a Police Department speaker for Crime Prevention or some other topic?
6. Can I talk to someone at the Police Department about gangs?
7. Who can I talk to if I suspect drug / narcotics activity in my neighborhood?
8. How can I get a Street Blocking Permit?
9. How can I get a Parade Permit?
10. How do I get an off duty officer to work an event or for another security concern?
11. How can I sign up for defensive driving after getting a ticket?
12. Can I ride along with a police officer on duty?
13. Is Crime Stoppers really anonymous?
14. What type of Crime Victim Services does the Police Department offer?
15. How can I find out if something is against the law online?

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1. Can I buy a crash report (traffic accident) online?
2. What if you are in a crash and the other driver: is uninsured, has no driver’s license, is intoxicated, tries to leave the scene or is uncooperative and refuses to exchange information?
3. What if the other driver does not speak English or cannot read or write?
4. What if your insurance company says they need a report for the crash?
5. What if you don’t have access to a printer to print off the CR-2 Crash Report form?

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1. Can I get a Police Department speaker for Crime Prevention or some other topic?
2. How do I contact the Police Department's Public Information Officer regarding News/Media Relations?
3. What is Neighborhood Watch and how do I get one in my area of town?
4. What is the Civilian Police Academy?
5. Can I get my children fingerprinted?
6. How can I get a home security survey and what's the purpose?
7. What is VIN Etching for vehicles?

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1. Does the Police Department register Sex Offenders? If so, when?
2. I reported a crime to the Police but the people have not been arrested yet. Why not?
3. Does it matter where a crime happened for the Police to investigate?
4. What is a Criminal Trespass Warning?
5. What is Harassment? Can I file charges on someone for harassing me?
6. How can I find out if something is against the law online?

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1. Can I get a copy of a Police report?
2. Can I buy a crash report (traffic accident) online?
3. I need a set of my fingerprints for a job, does the Police Department offer Fingerprinting Services?
4. Where are the Crime Statistics for Victoria Police?
5. Where can I see a Police Crime Map for Victoria?
6. How do I obtain a Criminal History or Background Check of myself?
7. Do the Police escort funerals?
8. Can you tell me if a certain area is a “safe” place to live?
9. How can I get information on Criminal Activity?
10. What are the Law Enforcement agencies in Victoria County and what are their roles?

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1. Where can I review the Job Descriptions for Police entry level positions?
2. What are the Job Application Procedures and Disqualification Criteria for VPD Applicants?
3. How can I find out more information on the Police Academy?
4. Is there a Step Pay Plan for Police Officers?

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1. How can I find out if something is against the law online?
2. How can I report cars speeding through my neighborhood or other traffic related problems?
3. Where do I call about stored or junked vehicles?

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1. What are TexShare Databases?
2. How do I access TexShare Databases?

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1. Where do I go to donate my books and other items?
2. How much can I claim as a charitable donation?
3. What happens to the items I donate?

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1. What will I need to access the features of my Victoria Public Library account?

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1. What is a Home Security Survey?
2. Why should I have a Security Survey done?
3. How does it work?
4. How much does this service cost?
5. Who does this survey?
6. What if my insurance doesn't offer the reduction?
7. How do I obtain a checklist?

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1. What if I have more that needs to be disposed of?
2. I have tree limbs/larger items/a missed collection. What should I do?

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1. What if I am a county resident?
2. What if I am a commercial business owner and would like to have a recycle container at my business?
3. What if I have more items that need to be recycled?

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1. What if I have more that needs to be disposed of?

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1. How much does VIN Etching cost?
2. What do I need to bring?
3. When and where do I go to have my vehicle etched?