Mobile Navigation

Trusted by Police, Fire, Emergency Professionals and The Public Since 1983

Home > About Us

About Us

  • SWPS1

    This is a portion of our product showroom.

  • SWPS2

    This is section of our stocked warehouse.

  • SWPS3

    This is one view of our emergency equipment installation facility.

Welcome to - Southwest Public Safety.

Located in San Antonio, Texas, SWPS is a family-owned business that opened it doors back in 1983. Now over 30 years later, we are a large-volume, technically proficient Emergency Vehicle Outfitter and Master Supplier/Distributor of Emergency Equipment from leading manufacturers such Pelican waterproof cases, Streamlight Flashlights, Able2 Sho-Me Lights/Sirens/Speakers, Code3 PSE, Sound Off Signal LEDs, Havis Consoles/Laptop Mounts, Jotto Consoles & Laptop Mounts, GO RHINO Push Bumpers, Pro-Gard Push Bumpers/Window Barriers/Cages/Partitions, SafetyGear USA High Visibility Safety Vests, Bayco Flashlights, SOG Knives, Rolatape Measuring Wheels, Steck Lock-Out Tools, Lightman Warning Lights, Go Light Search Lights, Unity Spotlights, MAGLITE Flashlights and Whelen Lightbars, Strobes & LEDs.

We also carry a large variety of products that meet the needs of the general public such waterproof cases, flashlights and safety gear.

Here at SWPS, we pride ourselves on two things; quality and customer service. When it comes to quality our products are trusted by law enforcement and citizens alike. Customer service is also very important, which is why our friendly helpful staff are ready to help by phone or email.

If you are looking for a quality flashlight, Pelican waterproof case or emergency equipment, then you have definitely come to the right place.

Trusted by Fire, Police, Emergency Professionals and the Public Since 1983

Proud to service and sell the following brands

then and now Customer Service FAQ Links: - Southwest Public Safety has the best price on the internet on Police, Fire & Rescue emergency equipment.

Showroom & Installations - Southwest Public Safety
9905 Perrin Beitel Rd.
San Antonio, TX 78217

Local customers in the San Antonio area, visit our stocked showroom.

Showroom Hours: Monday - Friday 8 AM - 5 PM CST / Closed Saturday & Sunday

San Antonio, TX-based is an Authorized US Distributor for high quality brand name products from Able 2, Whelen, Code 3, Streamlight, Havis, SafetyGear USA Hi-Viz Garments, Pro-Gard, Rolatape, Pelican Flashlights & Cases, TerraLUX LED Upgrade Kits, VISCO Visual Image Police Car Graphics.

We also sell & outfit used reconditioned Ford P71 Police Interceptors & Emergency vehicle equipment. - Southwest Public Safety is a leading distributor of Pelican Protector Cases like the FAA approved carry-on 1510 Proctector Case and 1510LOC Laptop Overnight Case, 0450 Mobile Tool Box, Pelican EMS Cases, 1780 Gun Rifle Transport Case, Pelican's Memory Card Holder Cases, Pelican iPod Cases. We also offer Pelican Flashlights like the 7060 LAPD Tactical Dual Switch LED Flashlight and Full-Sized 8060 LED Flashlight, Pelican's 9430 RALS Remote Area Lighting System. is an Authorized Streamlight master stocking distributor and offers the full line of Streamlight products like the Stinger LED and StingerDS LED Dual Switch Rechargeable Flashlights, PolyTac Tactical Flashlights, Strion C4 LED, Survivor LED Rechargeable Flashlights, Rechargeable H.I.D. High Intensity Discharge Litebox, Sidewinder, Microstream, and Stylus Pro.

We are a distributor of emergency vehicle equipment manufactured by Whelen such as the LIN3 Linear LEDs, TIR3 LEDs, AVN1 Avenger Single Linear LED Deck/Dash Light, AVN2 Avenger Dual Linear LED Deck/Dash Light, Dominator LED, Howler Low Frequency Siren System, Raider Linear LED, SA315 100watt Speaker, 295SL100 Siren, S690CCCC Hide-a-way Strobe Kit, SLPMM Super-LED Slimlighter.


Since 1983, public safety professionals choice for equipment. Your satisfaction is our top priority. We want you to be completely satisfied with your purchases.

Your Privacy is Protected

A Secure Server handles all orders placed through our on-line catalog hosted by the Yahoo! Shopping platform, you are one of thousands of users every year who choose us to shop with! All of your personal information including credit card number, name, and address is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer at the checkout (SSL encryption is the industry standard and among the best software available today for secure commerce transactions), so that it cannot be read as the information travels over the Internet. Your credit card information is processed via a very secure payment gateway. is hosted by Yahoo! and so you are automatically be covered by the Yahoo! Buyer Protection Program which provides up to $1000 of fraud protection. We strive at providing a safe and easy way to purchase online or offline. Our online shopping system is one of the most reliable and secure systems available in the industry today, but if you want to place your order via toll-free phone or fax, please contact our sales team @ 210-590-9363 and feel free to place your orders the way that makes you most comfortable.

Ordering From

Visit our Showroom:
9905 Perrin Beitel
(9905 Farm-to-Market 2252)
San Antonio TX, 78217

Installation Department

For over 30 years SWPS has provided professional emergency vehicle equipment sales and installation services for local, state and federal departments. Police, Fire, EMS and government vehicles such as marked and unmarked stealth police cruisers, motorcycles, command buses, fire apparatuses, ambulances, first responder vehicles, ATVs, RV, boats, jet skis to name just a few. Being a Master Distributor of Emergency Vehicle Equipment from leading manufacturers such as Code 3 PSE, Havis, Jotto, Whelen, Go Rhino, Streamlight, Able2 Sho-Me, SafetyGear, Sound off Signal, and Progard. With over 17 years of knowledge in online retail allows us to provide customer service and support nationwide of emergency equipment such as lights, sirens, speakers, consoles, laptop mounts, push bumpers, cages, partitions and lightbars to first responders.

We are a Master Distributor of Emergency Vehicle Equipment from leading manufactures such as Code 3 PSE, Havis, Jotto, Whelen, Go Rhino, Streamlight Flashlights, Able2 Sho-Me, SafetyGear, Sound off Signal, SVP Signal Vehicle Products, and Nova Electronics. With the growing knowledge to install any type of equipment such as lights, sirens, speakers, LEDs, Consoles/Laptop Mounts, Consoles & Laptop Mounts, Push Bumpers, Pro-Gard Push Bumpers/Window Barriers/Cages/Partitions, Nova Electronics LEDs, and Whelen Lightbars, Strobes & LEDs.

Contact us to schedule an appointment.

Police Vehicles

Call Chris Snocker at 210-590-9363. Prices for the vehicles are posted on the vehicle page. Only the cars posted are in stock and for sale. Requests for particular vehicles can be emailed to Chris Snocker.

Shipping Methods

We use UPS and FedEx to ship to most addresses in the continental US. If you are unable to receive packages using either of these services please let us know when you place your order. Please feel free to contact us for a shipping estimate.

UPS Ground Shipping Time

Shipping Time

Pictured above is our UPS Ground shipping map. Orders shipped via UPS Ground will take from 2 to 7 business days (depending on where in the US you are located) for transit, weekends excluded. Orders shipped UPS 3 Day Select will take 3 business days from date of shipment. Weekends excluded. Orders shipped UPS 2nd Day Air will take 2 business days from date of shipment. Weekends excluded. Orders shipped UPS Next Day Air will take 1 business day from the date of shipment. Weekends excluded. Saturday delivery is only available on Next Day Air shipments and additional fees apply - $10.00 per shipping label. Please note that the shipping transit days do not include the day the order was shipped. For example, if your 2nd Day Air package was shipped on Monday, the item would not arrive until Wednesday. For a Tuesday delivery on an order shipped on Monday, you would need to ship the item via Next Day Air. 3 Day Select packages shipped on Monday will arrive on Thursday. Also shipping transit days do not include Saturdays, Sundays or Holidays. The Shipping Method (i.e. Next Day, 2ND DAY or 3 DAY) applies to the date your order is ready to ship, not from the date your order is placed. SWPS makes every effort to ship your order the same or next business day.

Shipping Charges

Shipping charges are added in real time while placing the order on the order screen. Rates vary accordingly with the method of delivery you select. Ups ground shipments inside the U.S. usually take 2-6 business days depending how far from Texas you are. The chosen Shipping Method (i.e. Next Day, 2ND DAY or 3 DAY) applies to the date your order is ready to ship, not from the date your order is placed. SWPS makes every effort to ship your order the same or next business day. If your shipping total is $0.00 shipping charges will be added at the time the order ships. NOTE: All APO and FPO shipments will have USPS charges added to the order at the time of shipment. PAYPAL customers, please note that when you pay for your order using PAYPAL services, it is an instant transaction, just like a wire transfer. The funds are sent at that time, not billed at a later date. NOTE: Orders with multiple large items may not be able to have shipping charges added in real time, a sales rep will email you a revised copy of the invoice prior to shipping the order for your approval. Note that US orders from Hawaii and Alaska must ship next day air, second day air, or UPS Ground please choose from one of these three methods of shipment to ensure that you know the shipping charges when you place your order online, otherwise we will adjust to ground shipping and add the charges to the order at the time of shipping. Please be sure your address is correct and any and all delivery information such as Apt. or Ste. # is on the address. Missing or incorrect information will result in the delay of delivery and are subject to an $11.00 re-routing fee charged by UPS. Billed via In the event you made an error on the address the package can be picked up at your local UPS center at no additional fee, or re-routed for delivery for the $11.00 fee.

Shipping Policy

Southwest Public Safety uses a SECURE online credit card verification system that requires the customer to provide the actual billing address for the credit card used to pay for your order. Your order will not ship unless the billing address matches what is on file with your credit card company. Typically the billing address is the address that your credit card statement is mailed to. Southwest Public Safety will not ship your order to a different address other than the billing address without an explanation. If you need the order to ship to a different address other than the billing address please provide the reason for this in the comments field on the order screen. Southwest Public Safety does not ship any orders outside of the United States. Purchase orders are for Government Municipal orders only, no exceptions. Individual or civilian orders must be paid via credit card or Pay-Pal. Please fax or e-mail to 210-590-9482. Once the order is processed, SWPS will send you an order confirmation email with the UPS tracking information, so you can always track your shipment. Note that an adult must sign for all packages. No exceptions.

If you receive damage merchandise, please take a picture of the following: the shipment it came in and the actual damage product and contact us. If you receive a shipment and something was not manufactured properly i.e. no handles, no wheels, no latches etc. immediately take a picture of all labels on the box/carton of the incomplete product and contact us.

Return Policy

Our return policy is that all returns must be new, unused and in their original packaging including all original hardware and instructions. Returned items must be in a re-salable condition. Customer must call in or email for a Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) within 10 days of receipt of products. Upon inspection, any items showing wear, damage, modification, or signs of being installed will not eligible for credit without a re-stocking fee. If there is a problem with the merchandise we will repair or replace the item at no charge. If there is no problem found with the product and it is returned there will be a 15% restocking fee for stock items and a 25% fee for special order items. Shipping charges will not be refunded. Again, please call or email prior to returning your order, we ask that you include a printed copy of you order in the box to help speed up the credit transaction. UPS, FEDEX, or USPS is recommended for tracking your return to Write the Return Authorization Number in bold print on the outside of the box and return to:

Southwest Public Safety
San Antonio, TX 78217

Back Orders

If you order an item that is out of stock, Southwest Public Safety will ship the backordered item in a timely manner. If you have a question about a backordered item feel free to call and check on the status of your order.

What Our Customers ARE SayING

page id: about-us