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September 23, 2021

Marshall Police Dept.

City of Marshall hires Carruth as new Police Chief

The Marshall City Commission voted to confirm City Manager Lisa Agnor’s appointment of Cliff Carruth as Marshall’s new Chief of Police at the commission meeting on Sept. 28.   Curruth, who will be retiring from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, has a total of 26 years of experience in law enforcement; six of those years

Law Enforcement & Firefighters Appreciation Dinner 2017

Every year that Juays Photography has been asked to take the formal photos at the awards banquet for the first responders of Harrison County, we jump at the opportunity. This is our way of saying thank you to the men and women who serve us daily by putting their lives on the line for us.

Fannin St. Drug Bust

A search warrant executed by the Marshall Police Department’s SWAT Team resulted in 5 arrests and the confiscation of various drugs. On Tuesday, August 15 at approximately 6:00 a.m., members of the Marshall Police Department SWAT team executed a search warrant at a home in the 1300 block of East Fannin Street, as part of

MPD Seeks Armed, Dangerous Suspect

The Marshall Police Department is asking for the public’s help with locating a man who is considered armed and dangerous. Quantravious Markez Miles, 19, is wanted for one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, two counts of forgery (both third degree felonies) and one count of misdemeanor theft. The aggravated assault charge stems

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.


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


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 Jesus Eddie Campa’s employment agreement requires that he give sixty (60)

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

Applications to attend the Teen Citizens Police Academy are now open

The Marshall Police Department has formed a five-day Teen Citizens Police Academy (TCPA). The MPD TCPA will create an expansion of our community-based efforts and emphasize our motto of “Putting Our Community First.” This program is intended to open the lines of communication between teens in the community and the Marshall Police Department. The objective

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