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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. One arrested after call regarding gun shots

    Longview Police officers were dispatched to a motel in the 400 block of N. Spur 63 in reference to gun shots. A male subject was arrested and taken into custody. Read on...
  2. First Class Graduates from Longview Police Academy

    Close friends and family watched as thirteen cadets became the first ever graduates of the Longview Police Academy during a ceremony held today at the Maude Cobb Convention Center. Read on...
  3. CANCELED Longview National Night Out Canceled

    On the first Tuesday of October each year, usually more than 100 neighborhoods across Longview gather for National Night Out, but this year’s local event has been canceled due to the risk associated with COVID-19. Read on...
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