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Officer Brandon Thornton is the Interim Public Information Officer (PIO) for the Longview Police Department. Officer Thornton acts as the liaison between the media and the police department. Contact Officer Thornton by telephone 903-237-2716 or 903-431-6081.
  1. Governor Issues Order Requiring Face Coverings

    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued Executive Order GA-29 on Thursday, July 2 requiring Texans to wear face coverings in public in any county with more than 20 positive COVID-19 cases including Gregg and Harrison counties. Read on...
  2. Outdoor Event Process During COVID-19

    Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s Executive Order GA-28 has prohibited most outdoor events of more than 10 people, unless the event is an excepted special category or receives explicit permission from the Mayor. Read on...
  3. Governor Issues Executive Order to Contain Spread of COVID-19

    The order reduced some services and businesses across the state as the number of infections and hospitalizations from the disease have increased in recent days. Read on...
  4. Information on New Police Station

    In 2018, Longview voters approved a bond to fund constructing, renovating, and equipping police and fire stations and relocating the fire and police training center and emergency operations center. Read on...
  5. Prescription Drug Drop Box Available at Police Department

    The Longview Police Department and the City of Longview’s Coalition for Drug Free Youth encourages everyone to safely dispose of unused, unwanted or expired medications in the Prescription Drug Drop Box in the lobby of the Longview Police Department. Read on...
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