RELEASE: DEPUTY CADETS PARTICIPATE IN 2ND ANNUAL FALLEN OFFICER MEMORIAL RUN.

 

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Contact: Leslie Antunez / Public Information Officer

Office: (915) 538-2119

Mobile: (915) 479-1678

Email: lantunez@epcounty.com

Website: EPCSO.ORG

El Paso, TX – El Paso County Sheriff’s Office BPO 15-01 class participated in the 2nd Annual Fallen Officer Memorial Run Saturday, May 23rd, 2015.

The run is held in memory of Officer Adrian Arellano and 29 other fallen heroes. The run started and ended at the El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Memorial Hall, and took the participants through the streets of east El Paso.

The run brings together citizens, police officers, and members of different law enforcement branches throughout the city to honor fallen heroes. Way to go deputy cadets!

 

RELEASE – MOBILE HOME FIRE LEAVES 13 PEOPLE HOMELESS; & ONE FIRE OFFICIAL INJURED.

 

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Contact: Leslie Antunez / Public Information Officer

Office: (915) 538-2119

Mobile: (915) 479-1678

Email: lantunez@epcounty.com

Website: EPCSO.ORG

Fabens, TX- El Paso County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the 200 southwest block of 1st in reference to a structure fire just after 4:00 p.m., Sunday, May 24th, 2015.

Upon arrival deputies discover two mobile homes fully engulfed. The fire began at the rear of the first residence and spread to the neighboring mobile home. It took fire crews a little over an hour to extinguish the fire, the following fire departments responded; Clint, Fabens, San Elizario, Tornillo, and Socorro.

One injury was reported by deputies on scene; Fernando Martinez Fire Chief for Fabens Fire Department was injured while working to contain the fire, he was transported to local area hospital with minor injuries and was released the same day.

Both homes are a total loss and the estimated value is of $112,000. The Red Cross was on scene to assist the families.

Families are welcoming any help from the community; they can be reached at the following numbers: Esparza Family; Daniel Esparza: (915) 765-7741 or Elizabeth Flores: (915) 765-1009 and Garcia-Molina Family; Ramon Garcia-Molina: (915) 202-2212.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation; no further information is available at this time.

RELEASE: MULTI AGENCY EFFORT DWI AWARENESS; “DON’T GAMBLE WITH YOUR LIFE.”

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Contact: Leslie Antunez / Public Information Officer

Office: (915) 538-2119

Mobile: (915) 479-1678

Email: lantunez@epcounty.com

Website: EPCSO.ORG

El Paso, TXThe El Paso County Sheriff’s Office has teamed up with various city agencies to encourage the community to not drink and drive. A press conference was held Thursday, May 21, 2015 to remind the community of the alternatives available for this upcoming Memorial Day Holiday.

“Don’t Gamble With Your LIFE,” Don’t Drink & Drive. Call 212-7777 for a FREE RIDE, 24 HOURS / 7 DAYS A WEEK.

In a joint effort to provide a safe alternative to driving under the influence the City of El Paso, Sun City Cab, Sun Metro, El Paso Police Department, El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, El Paso Fire Department, L&F Distributors, and Out for Blood, present the community with the opportunity to catch a FREE ride with and arrive to their homes in a safe manner.

Sgt. Christopher Paz of the Traffic section was present at the press conference and reminded the community that the Sheriff’s Office has made changes and more units are out on the streets looking for those driving under the influence.

“Best bet is to use some of these resources out there, otherwise you are going to end up running into one of our black and whites.

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office encourages everyone to share the phone number with anyone who may benefit from FREE service provided by the City of El Paso. 212-7777

 

RELEASE: SCHOLARSHIP PRESENTATION IN BEHALF OF THE SHERIFF’S ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS.

 

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Contact: Leslie Antunez / Public Information Officer

Office: (915) 538-2119

Mobile: (915) 479-1678

Email: lantunez@epcounty.com

Website: EPCSO.ORG

El Paso, TX – El Paso County Sheriff Richard D. Wiles will award Andres Roman Arciniaga with an academic scholarship for the Spring 2015 Semester on behalf of the Sheriff’s Association of Texas.

Andres Roman Arciniaga of El Paso, TX is a majoring in Criminal Justice at Sterling College, in Sterling, Kansas.

Scholarship will be presented on Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. at the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Headquarters; 3850 Justice Dr.

The Sheriff’s Association of Texas offers scholarships to eligible students pursuing an academic degree at a college or university.

The Sheriff’s Office congratulates Andres and wishes him the best throughout the rest of his academic career.

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RELEASE – TIPS LEAD TO MOST WANTED CAPTURED

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Contact: Leslie Antunez / Public Information Officer

Office: (915) 538-2119

Mobile: (915) 479-1678

Email: lantunez@epcounty.com

Website: EPCSO.ORG

El Paso, TX – The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Apprehension/Warrants Unit CAPTURED “Most Wanted” subject Tristian Adrian Escobedo on Tuesday, May 19th, 2015.

Escobedo was charged with; assault-family violence, theft, and failure to identify.

The apprehension/warrants unit received tips on the possible whereabouts of the Escobedo on Monday, May 18th, 2015, after being featured as a “Most Wanted.”

Deputies responded to a business off the 1300 block of N. Zaragoza but the subject was not at the location.  Further investigation revealed that the subject might be staying at a residence in the 12000 block of Timothy Drew. 

Deputies attempted to locate him and were unsuccessful.

On Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 deputies set up surveillance at the residence and attempted contact at the home.  After a brief contact with a female at the door, the fugitive refused to exit the residence.  After several attempts phone calls with him, he advised Deputies that he would turn himself in later in the afternoon.

A perimeter was established and after an hour of standoff, the subject exited the home and was taken into custody without further incident. Escobedo had bonds totaling $100,000.

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DWI Warrant Operation Results from May 11th–15th, 2015.

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Contact: Leslie Antunez / Public Information Officer

Office: (915) 538-2119

Mobile: (915) 479-1678

Email: lantunez@epcounty.com

Website: EPCSO.ORG

El Paso, TexasThe El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Warrants section conducted a multi-agency warrants drive from May 11th through May 15th, 2015, targeting people with outstanding warrants for intoxicated related offenses.

The following 44 were located and taken into custody on intoxicated related offenses;

Candice Allen-40 yrs; Oscar De Leon-35 yrs; Gracie Cain-30 yrs; Maria Arriaga-31 yrs; Ricardo Villagran-48 yrs; Sandra Moncada-36 yrs; Luis Alvarado-25yrs; Jorge Maequez-22 yrs; Rosa Perez-50 yrs; Bobby Marquez-41 yrs; Ricardo Guerro-53 yrs; Jorge Hernandez-27 yrs; Celina Franco-28 yrs; Ismael Marquez-26 yrs; Bianca Quintana-31 yrs; Jose Martinez-26 yrs; Jesus Cuevas-26 yrs; Marcus Owens-44 yrs; Raul Vasquez-36 yrs; Juan Triolo-44 yrs; Juan Montelongo-45 yrs; Barbara Terrell-49 yrs; Rafael Martinez-59 yrs; Jesus Alvarez-30 yrs; Juan Richard-53 yrs; Silvia Davila-38 yrs; Ruben Gallardo-26 yrs; Hector Banda-55 yrs; Rodolfo Navarrete-23 yrs; Christian Shields-29 yrs; Jessica Partusch-23 yrs; Ivan Hatch-30 yrs; Pedro Labrado-55 yrs; Ricardo Mendoza-22 yrs; Jose Rangel-27 yrs; Angelica Araiza-28 yrs; Gabriel Saenz-30 yrs; Israel Tave-25 yrs; Rudy Molinar-63 yrs; Edgar Villanueva-22 yrs; Alfredo Murillo-42 yrs; Gabriel Navarez-38 yrs; and David Olivarez-18 yrs.

Eight people were located in custody on unrelated charges in various facilities; extradition process has started for those subjects qualified. Ramon Castillo-46 yrs; Hector Palos-53 yrs; Martin Saenz-54 yrs; Luis Herrera-29 yrs; Ascension Rodriguez-56 yrs; Mauricio Solis-47 yrs; and Roberto Garcia-35 yrs.

Nine people were located with addresses outside El Paso County. Requests to attempt to locate have been sent to local police agencies. Adrian Sanchez-29 yrs; Michelle Carrasco-30 yrs; Wesley Kemp-37 yrs; Daniel Redd-26 yrs; Ruben Barraza-59 yrs; Jesus Gallo-49 yrs; Diego Chavez-23 yrs; and Neil Williamson-42 yrs.

If you believe you have a warrant please call the Sheriff’s Office Warrants Section at 915-546-2214 for information.

RELEASE - EPCSO EXPLORER POST 2005 – ORDER ON THE BORDER.

 

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

Contact: Leslie Antunez / Public Information Officer

Office: (915) 538-2119

Mobile: (915) 479-1678

Email: lantunez@epcounty.com

Website: EPCSO.ORG

            El Paso, TexasThe El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Community Services section hosted the first “Order on the Border Challenge,” on May 9th to benefit the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Explorer Post 2005.

             A multi-level cross-fit competition, “Order on the Border encouraged participants to bring their “A-game,” to the toughest fitness challenge of 2015.

            The event was held at CrossFit Convey, 12708 Montana Ave., 47 competitors participated in the challenge. Sgt. Elizabeth Barney of DPS, and EPCSO deputies Cesar Dominguez, Sergio Juarez, Daniel Dominguez, Andrew Morales, and Juan Ordonez took on the toughest fitness challenge of 2015.

            El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Community Service section thanks everyone who took on the challenge, and looks forward to the next, “Order on the Border.”

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SINGLE VEHICLE ROLLOVER

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr.

El Paso, Texas 79938

NEWS RELEASE

Deputy Monica Varela

Public Information Officer

Office (915) 538-2119

El Paso, Texas – On 04-27-15 at about 4:00 P.M. the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to Interstate 10 at milepost 58 in reference to a single motor vehicle crash. On arrival, deputies discovered that a 2000 Kia Sportage had rolled over injuring the three occupants. The driver, a (24) year old male sustained serious injuries. A (21) year old female passenger and a (6) month old female passenger sustained non-life threatening injuries. The child was secured in a child safety seat at the time of the crash.  All three occupants were transported to a local hospital. The Special Traffic Investigators were requested to the scene of the crash. Neither speed nor alcohol are believed to be a factor in the crash. No further information will be released at this time as this is an ongoing investigation.

NORTHWEST DEPUTY ASSISTS UNCONSCIOUS MALE

 

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr.

El Paso, Texas 79938

NEWS RELEASE

Deputy Monica Varela

Public Information Officer

Office (915) 538-2119

 

 

Northwest Deputy Assists Unconscious Male

El Paso, Texas – On April 25th, 15 at approximately 12:38 A.M, a Northwest Station Deputy observed a male subject lying unconscious at the 7000 block of Doniphan. The Victim who is in his early 50’s was lying next to his parked vehicle outside a business. The Deputy immediately took charge of the scene, relieving a civilian who had been assisting the Victim. The Deputy, who is trained and certified to provide CPR, cleared the airway for the Victim. The Victim then began gasping and breathing on his own. Shortly after, LIFE Ambulance arrived and began emergency treatment on the Victim transporting him to a local hospital. The quick and assertive actions by the Deputy, helped preserve the Victim’s life. The Victim is identified as 51 year old Hector Ibarra, who according to family members suffers from ailing health.

CRIMINAL NON SUPPORT ROUNDUP

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Chris Acosta

Public Affairs Director

El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Drive          

El Paso, Texas  79938

Office 915-538-2223

Cell 915-479-0797

 

El Paso, Texas – From April 13th to April 17th, 2015, The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Apprehension & Warrants section along with members of the Texas Attorney General’s Office worked to locate and apprehend people on cases on Criminal Non Support.

Due to the collaborative effort, 30 people were taken into custody and booked in the El Paso County Detention Facility for outstanding warrants related to delinquent child support cases.  Others were found to be living in other jurisdictions.  Authorities in those jurisdictions were notified and teletypes were sent requesting an attempt be made to locate the subject on information provided.  Others were located in custody and holds were placed.

Similar round ups will continue focusing on various offenses.

ARRESTED:

   

Mendez, Hector

6/30/1982

Criminal Non Support

Ramirez, Jose

12/7/1983

Criminal Non Support

Ornelas, Jorge

11/30/1985

Criminal Non Support

Sanchez, Reuben

11/3/1982

Criminal Non Support

Aragon, Ernesto

9/2/1955

Criminal Non Support

Flores, Jorge

1/1/1970

Criminal Non Support

Ruiz, Jesus

10/26/1961

Criminal Non Support

Castro, Antonio

10/1/1977

Criminal Non Support

Barrera, Adrian

7/4/1983

Criminal Non Support

Cruz, Russell

11/2/1972

Criminal Non Support

Gonzalez, Richard

12/27/1964

Criminal Non Support

Romo, Luis

2/3/1981

Criminal Non Support

Enriquez, Margarito

5/26/1978

Criminal Non Support

Murillo, Ramon

6/7/1987

Criminal Non Support

Ramos, Abelardo

10/29/1967

Criminal Non Support

Villanueva, Rodolfo

1/16/1966

Criminal Non Support

Ochoa, Carlos

10/22/1982

Criminal Non Support

Romo, Joshua

6/5/1976

Criminal Non Support

Contreras, Jaime

7/2/1970

Criminal Non Support

Gutierrez, Enrique

8/18/1968

Criminal Non Support

Marquez, Gabriel

2/3/1970

Criminal Non Support

Chavez, Refugio

4/13/1984

Criminal Non Support

Zavala, Ricardo

10/30/1972

Criminal Non Support

Mitchell, Richard

2/9/1983

Criminal Non Support

Rodriguez, Arturo

2/13/1973

Criminal Non Support

Villa-Valles, Felix

7/28/1984

Criminal Non Support

Tejada, Victor

7/2/1973

Criminal Non Support

Valenzuela, Manuel

4/8/1991

Criminal Non Support

Rodriguez, Domingo

7/31/1930

Criminal Non Support

Minjares, David

7/4/1973

Criminal Non Support

     

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Gutierrez, Enriquez

10/7/1978

Houston

Salas, Michael

10/9/1976

Houston

Solis, Joseph

11/6/1979

Bexar

     

In Custody/Holds Placed

   

Cano, Arturo

5/5/1972

Otero, NM

     

Arrested Prior to Round up

   

Gonzalez, Luis Lorenzo

11/2/1969

Arrested EPPD / 03/14/2015

 

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PAWS Visit Western Hills Elementary School

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Chris Acosta

Public Affairs Director

El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Drive          

El Paso, Texas  79938

Office 915-538-2223

Cell 915-479-0797

 

On Friday, April 17th, 2015 The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Pets Advancing Wellness in Detention was invited to attend the Western Hills Elementary School Youth Service Day.   First Graders provided information to parents, other students and attendees to help rescue animals.  Students educated and encouraged others to take care of abused and neglected former pets in our community.  The event was also attended by members of the Animal Rescue League of El Paso, City Representative Ann Morgan Lilly and Congressman Beto O’Rourke.

 

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NATIONAL FORUMS

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El Paso County Sheriff's Office

3850 Justice Dr.

El Paso, Texas 79938

NEWS RELEASE

Chris Acosta

Public Affairs Director

Office (915) 538-2223

Cell (915) 479-0797

El Paso, Texas – On March 24, 2015, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office participated in a PBS National Issues Forums (NIF) panel to discuss Mental Illness in America “How do we address a growing problem.” NIF is a nonpartisan, national network of locally sponsored forms to discuss public policy issues. The Mental Illness in America forum focused on three areas – collective security, a health society and individual freedom.

Filmed at the KCOS Channel 13 studio, the 18-person panel discussed the pros and cons of possible public policies and their impact on the general population and those who suffer from mental illness. Additional NIF information is available at www.nifi.org.

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SAN ELIZARIO INCIDENT

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El Paso County Sheriff's Office

3850 Justice Dr.

El Paso, Texas 79938

NEWS RELEASE

Chris Acosta

Public Affairs Director

Office (915) 538-2223

Cell (915) 479-0797

 

 

El Paso, Texas – On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 at 3:15 pm Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 1300 block of Tango in San Elizario, Texas reference to a possible death. Upon arrival Sheriff’s Deputies discovered two deceased parties inside the residence. Sheriff’s Office Crimes Against Persons & the Crime Scene Investigators were called to the scene. The investigation is at the preliminary phases.

UPDATE:

The deceased parties have been identified as;

Anastacio Moncloa, 83 years of age

Maria Gallardo De Moncloa, 73 years of age

Sheriff’s Office Crimes Against Persons is handling this case as a murder/suicide. Investigation is still open and ongoing. No further information at this time.

ASSAULTIVE OFFENSE WARRANT ROUND UP

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El Paso County Sheriff's Office

3850 Justice Dr.

El Paso, Texas 79938

NEWS RELEASE

Deputy Monica Varela

Public Information Officer

Office (915) 538-2119

Cell (915) 479-1678

El Paso, Texas – The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Section and Targeted Response Unit, conducted a warrant round up the last week of March 2015. They targeted outstanding warrants regarding assaultive offenses. A total number of 32 people were arrested. Additionally, 6 subjects were located in outside counties where warrant teletypes were sent and 6 subjects were located already in custody elsewhere. Arrest holds were activated for these individuals pending future extradition. Following is a complete list of these individuals:

Arrested

Aldaz,Sandra 08/07/89 Fail to ID

Almanza,Gerardo 08/30/91 Assault Causing Bodily Injury

Arce,Jonathon 12/01/91 Assault/Impede Breath

Barrientos,Shawna 10/18/79 Assault Causing Bodily Injury

Castro,Celene 10/24/92 Assault/Impede Breath

Castro,David 05/02/73 Assault

Franklin,Eli 11/7/88 Assault

Garcia,Leticia 04/10/92 Agg. Assault w/Deadly Weapon

Garcia,Nancy 02/12/90 Assault

Hinojos,Maria 05/03/59 Probation Violation

Hobbs, Shane 04/16/78 Indecent Exposure

Holbert,Jeffrey 11/14/90 Assault/Unlawful Restraint

Jaramillo,Felipe 01/06/55 Indecency with a Child

Kincade,Ronald 12/25/64 Assault/DWI 3rd Offense

Knudsen,Roman 11/15/90 Injury to Child/Elderly/Disabled

Lazarin,Yolanda 05/19/74 Agg. Assault 2 Counts

Lazcano,Derek 10/07/92 Assault Causing Bodily Injury

Lomeli,Kendra 03/28/86 Assault

Lopez,Gilberto 10/21/82 Assault Fam Member/Prev Conv

Luevano,Javier 03/26/77 Injury/Child/Elderly/Disabled

Marsh,Jody 05/28/77 Tamper/Gov Record

Marquez,Juan 10/27/73 Violation Protective Order

Martinez,Arthur 05/29/85 Cap/Terroristic Threat/Family

Myers,Leon 05/26/53 AC/Poss C/S O1gram4-U/4grams

Ontiveros,Luis 12/29/84 Assault

Vargas,Albert 05/05/70 Assault/Failure to Appear

Vasquez,Jennifer 08/28/87 Assault Causing Bodily Injury

Wiston,Bryan 07/22/89 Agg Robbery/Man/Del CS PG1

Wong,Teihani 08/30/88 Endangering a Child

Warrant Teletype

Herrera,Mark 05/28/79 Travis Cty, TX

Marez,Rosalio 05/17/94 Clovis, NM

Mata,Emilio 02/15/90 Odessa, TX

Morales,Francisco 12/09/76 North Hills, TX

Nixon,Tracy 04/03/87 Denver, Co

Richard,Juan 01/27/62 Midland,TX

Incarcerated / Holds Placed

Aguilar,Jose 01/24/90 Otero, NM

Ibarra,Casimiro 01/19/85 Otero, NM

Morytko,John 12/26/88 Colorado

Pacheco,RoseM. 09/29/84 Conroe, TX

Vasquez,Jose 03/11/80 Vernon State Hospital, TX

Villaseñor,Jose 01/18/44 El Paso/Nursing Home/Hospice

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office will continue conducting these joint operations on a regular basis. If you believe you have an active warrant, please call The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Section at (915) 546-2214 for information.

PUBLIC SAFETY TELECOMMUNICATORS WEEK RESOLUTION

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Chris Acosta

Public Affairs Director

El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Drive          

El Paso, Texas  79938

Office 915-538-2223

Cell 915-479-0797

 

Each year, the second week of April is dedicated to men and women who serve as public safety telecommunicators. El Paso County participated in this national event with County Commissioners signing a Resolution that declares April 12th through April 18th, 2015 “Public Safety Telecommunicators Week”. This important and crucial role is played by telecommunicators, dispatchers, communication operators, and radio control personnel who utilize telephones, radios, computers and technical skills to provide support for law enforcement and fire services throughout the city and county. The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Communications Section is a 24-hour, 7 days-a-week operation. It provides a service of radio communications, computer aided dispatch (CAD), and inquiries from TCIC/NCIC on wanted, missing, and stolen property to numerous agencies within El Paso County. The Communications Center provides radio service to numerous agencies such as law enforcement, volunteer fire departments, medical examiners, and courts of law. They are the unseen first responders that do many tasks at once and their hard work and dedication does not go unnoticed. All residents of El Paso are encouraged to extend their appreciation to public safety telecommunicators.

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