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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. Chief Bishop Presents Awards

    On Friday, Jan. 21, Longview Police Department Chief Mike Bishop presented the following awards: Read on...
  2. Longview Police Investigate Shooting

    The Longview Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred at The Gilmer Apartments located at 701 Gilmer Road. Read on...
  3. Police Chief Mike Bishop Announces Retirement

    Police Chief Mike Bishop announced today that he plans to retire from the Longview Police Department at the end of January 2022 after thirty-two years of service, including six years as chief. Read on...
  4. Municipal Court Offers Warrant Amnesty Program Beginning in January

    The Longview Municipal Court is once again offering its warrant amnesty program from Jan. 1 through April 30. Read on...
  5. Lane Closure and Traffic Shift on McCann Road between Glencrest Lane and Lehigh Drive

    Bridge work has been completed on the east side of McCann Road (Spur 63). Beginning Sunday, Dec. 12, traffic will move to the east side of the road to facilitate work on the second half of the bridge. Read on...
  6. Council Appoints City Manager Appointment and Approves Reorganization Proposal

    Longview City Council appointed a new City Manager and approved a reorganization of departmental structure during their Jan. 13 Council Meeting. Read on...
  7. UPDATE: Railroad Crossing Closed for Repair

    The railroad crossing on East Cotton Street between Pickle Street and 2nd Street will be closed from Saturday, Jan. 29 to Monday, Jan. 31. Read on...
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