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Kerrville Police Department shows how they are staying safe through COVID-19 Pandemic

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(Last Updated On: April 24, 2020)

KERRVILLE, Texas — The Kerrville Police Department explained on Facebook Thursday morning how they are taking precautions in order to serve the public without catching or spreading COVID-19

 “Every officer reporting to work is screened and has their temperature taken. We are also practicing social distancing, washing our hands frequently, using hand sanitizer when we can’t, and taking every reasonable precaution to stay healthy and keep those around us safe.”


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The Kerrville Police Department also extended their gratitude to Home Depot and Garrison Brother’s Distillery for their generous donations of PPE and hand sanitizer.

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They also thanked everyone who has offered to make them masks, donated food, and helped out in ways large and small.

“This is a strong community and we will get through this together.”


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Sergeant Lamb from the Kerrville Police Department answered some other questions from Texas Breaking News last week about how they are operating through the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Q. Is KPD still operating as normal? 

A. Yes, we are still operating as usual. We are still patrolling, conducting traffic stops and making arrests as needed.


Q. What precautions is KPD taking to mitigate the spread of COVID-19?

A. We are taking all the common-sense precautions that we hope everyone is taking: washing hands frequently with hot water and soap for at least 20 seconds, using hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol when hand washing isn’t available, social distancing, and avoiding face touching.

Q.  Is your lobby open? Can residents still call the police department like normal? 

A. We have started screening callers and visitors to our lobby with a standard checklist, in order to determine if the caller (or visitor) is displaying symptoms consistent with COVID-19 prior to contact with officers.

Texas Breaking News will keep you updated with any changes.

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