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Palestine PD seeks new officers

PALESTINE, August 27, 2013--The Palestine Police Department has been struggling from a shortage of officers. Although there are some new officers scheduled to begin soon, still more officers are needed.

According to Palestine Police Chief Robert Herbert, the next Civil Service test is scheduled for September 28, and anyone interested is encouraged to apply. The deadline for applying is Thursday, September 13. Civil Service exam materials are available at the library.

KYYK’s Gary Richards spoke with Chief Herbert about the need for officers. Chief Herbert also gives updates on the upcoming National Night Out which will be held October 1, the upcoming Veteran’s Breakfast and Appreciation Day, City Council’s approval of 411, an anonymous tip program, and the new K9 program, and an update on Citizens on Patrol. Click below for details. 


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