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Rusk County sheriff, community cite success in first term

Rusk County sheriff, community cite success in first term
Longview News-Journal

POSTED: Friday, January 17, 2014 - 11:33am

UPDATED: Friday, January 17, 2014 - 11:44am

Since Rusk County’s sheriff has completed his first year in office, Henderson police officials said they have noticed more interdepartmental communication between the city and the county law enforcement agencies.

“We know his department will help us if we need it, and we’ll do the same for them,” Henderson Police Lt. Craig Sweeney said Thursday.

Improving communication between law enforcement agencies was one of the many goals Sheriff Jeff Price sought to accomplish in his first year of office.

“We’re more open to the public and more open with one another now,” said Sgt. David Roberts with the sheriff’s office. “It’s been a big improvement.”

Price said achieving openness was also one of his main objectives.

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