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April 29, 2017

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MPD Implements CompStat

The Marshall Police Department has implemented a predictive policing system. Through the use of CompStat (Computerized Statistics), MPD now has the opportunity to identify which areas in the city are falling victim to various crimes. Officers are able to take that information and saturate the targeted areas to help prevent crime, solve past crimes and

Marshall Police seeking help in hit-and-run!

The Marshall Police Department is investigating a hit-and-run crash that left one man with life-threatening injuries. On Monday, November 7, at approximately 6:48 p.m., officers were called to the 1500 block of East Houston Street in reference to a vehicle hitting a pedestrian and leaving the scene of the crash. Upon arrival, first responders found

Drug arrest by Marshall Police Department SWAT Team

On Tuesday, November 1, at approximately 7:00 a.m. the Marshall Police Department SWAT team served a search warrant at a residence in the 400 block of Spruce Street. The warrant was obtained as part of an ongoing investigation involving narcotics. During their search, officers seized several firearms, methamphetamine, marijuana and suspected stolen property. As a

The Marshall Police Department is proud to introduce Kelly Colvin as our new Public Information Officer.

The Marshall Police Department is proud to introduce Kelly Colvin as our new Public Information Officer. Kelly began working for the Police Department on Monday, October 3, 2016. Kelly comes to the Police Department after working nearly 10 years in the broadcasting field. She has an Associate of Applied Science degree in Multimedia Audio/Video production.

Marshall Police Chief graduates from Northwestern University Center for Public Safety

Chief Jesus “Eddie” Campa has graduated from Northwestern University Center for Public Safety. The Marshall Police Department is pleased to announce the recent graduation of Chief Jesus “Eddie” Campa from the School of Police Staff and Command (SPSC) held at the prestigious Northwestern University. Chief Jesus “Eddie” Campa has successfully completed the (22) week Staff and Command program

Marshall Police Department Receives “Recognized Law Enforcement Agency” from the Texas Law Enforcement Recognition Program

On August 12, 2016, the Marshall Police Department received the award of “Recognized Law Enforcement Agency” from the Texas Police Chiefs Association Law Enforcement Recognition Program. Begun in 2006, the Recognition Program evaluates a Police Department’s compliance with over 166 Best Business Practices for Texas Law Enforcement. These Best Practices were carefully developed by Texas

“Fugitive Friday”-Antonyo Dante Rivers

Chief Jesus “Eddie” Campa and the Marshall Police Department are seeking the community’s assistance to locate one of our agency’s most wanted fugitives. MPD is once again seeking any information related to Antonyo Rivers and his current location. Rivers is wanted by the Marshall Police Department for an outstanding felony warrant for Aggravated Kidnapping. Rivers

“Mystery Monday”-Unsolved Murder of Dan Tatum

Chief Jesus “Eddie” Campa and the Marshall Police Department are seeking the community’s assistance to help solve one of Marshall’s cold cases. MPD is seeking any information related to the murder of Dan Tatum, which occurred in March 2010. On March 17, 2010, at approximately 6:38 a.m., Officers responded to the 1900 block of Tolivar

“Fugitive Friday”-Gricelda Hernandez

Chief Jesus “Eddie” Campa and the Marshall Police Department are seeking the community’s assistance to locate one of our agency’s most wanted fugitives. MPD is seeking any information related to Gricelda Hernandez and her current location. Meredith is wanted by the Marshall Police Department for an outstanding felony warrant for Possession of a controlled substance. Hernandez is described

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