Tag: Greenville Police Department

The Texas Police Chiefs Association will recognize the Greenville Police Department at their March gathering in Galveston. Courtesy image

Police Department Recognized

Public Information Officer, Cathy Lucas, reports, “the Greenville Police Department has retained “Recognized Status” for Best Practices Recognition Program of the Texas Police Chiefs Association”. Greenville PD earned the initial certification on February 19, 2014, and was the 93rd agency in Texas to attain that status. On February 1, 2018, […]

Chief Busken presents a "wish list" to the city council. File photo by Jim Satterwhite.

Council Considers Wish List

The Mayor, City Manager and six council members considered a wish list of several hundred thousand dollars for three new patrol cruisers, computers, pistol replacement program and upgraded radio communications infrastructure during Tuesday night’s meeting.  The list is less than 6% of the 7.4 million dollar annual operating budget. Chief […]

The sheriff's Posse provides the backdrop for the Police Officer Memorial Service. Image by Jim Satterwhite

Blessed is the Peacemaker

The United States and Canada has lost more than 19,000 law enforcement officers since statistics were first recorded in 1791.  It is estimated that a law enforcement officer loses his or her  life every 54-hours in our respective nations. Eleven officers have been killed in Hunt County since 1874.  Twenty-one […]

First Response vehicles will be on display during Heroes Night at the Greenville High School Cafeteria.  Image by Jim Satterwhite.

Meet the First Responders

Greenville’s McGruff (the Crime Dog) will assemble a gathering of Hunt County’s finest Thursday, February 9th at the Greenville High School Cafeteria between five-thirty and seven-thirty PM.  Several emergency vehicles and fire trucks will be on display outside. McGruff tells the Hunt County News that over 100-trading cards will be available […]

Greenville PD Officer Chris McCaslin conducts the meeting of persons displaced by the United Housing Program and volunteers offering assistance.  Image courtesy of the Greenville Herald Banner.  All rights reserved.

Hunt County Helping the Distressed

Greenville, Texas–  On August 22, 2016, water, sewer and electric services at TXS/United Housing (UHTX) in Greenville, Texas were cut-off due to non-payment.  Greenville Electric Utility System (GEUS) had publicly posted warnings for late payment for 11 months including this past month. The GEUS cut-off policy mirrors the state Public […]