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June 28, 2017

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Law Enforcement Memorial

Marshall Police Department is hosting a Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony honoring fallen officers in the State of Texas during 2016 and 2017. This year’s ceremony will be held on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at the Marshall Visual Arts Center at 12:00 pm. In 1962, President John Kennedy designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day.

CITY TO SELECT EXTERNAL INTERIM CHIEF OF POLICE

The City of Marshall announces that it will utilize the services of an executive placement firm to fill, on an interim basis, the position of Chief of Police. This position became vacant last week after the City accepted the resignation of Chief Jesus “Eddie” Campa. City Manager Lisa Agnor states, “After careful evaluation of both

CHIEF JESUS “EDDIE” CAMPA RESIGNS AS CHIEF OF POLICE

Jesus “Eddie” Campa has tendered his resignation as the Chief of Police for the City of Marshall effective June 23, 2017. Chief Campa was appointed Chief in August, 2014 after a lengthy law enforcement career with the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office. While Chief Campa’s employment agreement requires that he give sixty (60) days written

2 Computers Stolen From Walmart

The Marshall Police Department is asking for the public’s help with identifying a theft suspect. On Tuesday, March 7 at approximately 7:23 a.m., an unidentified man walked into Walmart, located in the 1700 block of East End Blvd. North and went to the electronics department. Once in the electronics department, the man loaded two computers

MPD Adopts Community Policing K9

The Marshall Police Department has added a new K9 to its family. The puppy, which has not been named yet, is a 3-4-month-old, female mix-breed adopted from the Marshall Animal Shelter. This dog will serve in our community relations department as a community policing K9 and will attend all of the public events. Marshall Police

MPD’s newest MVP

Marshall Police Chief Jesus “Eddie” Campa has named Peggy Abraham as this week’s MVP. Mrs. Abraham has worked tirelessly compiling all of the information needed in preparation for the Marshall Police Department’s biennial audit by the Texas Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (TLETS). TLETS provides the Department of Public Safety (DPS) and local criminal justice agencies

Aggravated Assault W/ Deadly Weapon Arrest

A Waskom, Texas man is behind bars after running his girlfriend’s vehicle off the road, prior to forcing her into his vehicle. The incident occurred on Friday, January 20 at approximately 11:46 p.m. The victim was able to call 911 and advise dispatch she was being chased by another vehicle. She stated that the other

Have you seen this “Most Wanted” fugitive – Share and tag!

The Marshall Police Department is asking for the public’s help with locating and apprehending another “Most Wanted” fugitive. Vuntarius Lamar Brown, 20, is described as a black male who stands about 6’2” tall, weighs approximately 150 pounds and has dreadlocks. Brown is wanted for his alleged involvement in a shooting that occurred on the Southwest

Proof that crime does pay

Chief Jesus “Eddie” Campa and the Marshall Police Department are proud to announce this  week’s Mvp’s, Officer Lakeldrick Adams and the Harrison County District Attorney’s Office. Officer Adams currently serves as the K-9 Officer on the Marshall Criminal Apprehension Team. While working narcotics interdiction, Officer Adams attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic  violation.

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