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Pud Kearns with Housewarmers of Greenville comments on several upcoming late-summer events in Greenville, including a Back to School Movie, "Lego Movie 2," presented by the Greenville Police and Parks and Recreation Department at 8:30 p.m.

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With the Greenville Police Department currently involved in multiple homicide investigations, Police Chief Dan Busken is asking the public for understanding and cooperation.

“These types of investigations are very labor intensive for us,” Busken said. “It is definitely a challenge for us.”


There have been at least four homicides in Greenville during the past four weeks, while multiple individuals have been injured during other offenses.

Police, DEA again joining forces

Aug 12, 2014
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The Greenville Police Department will renew its participation in a regional agency cracking down on illegal narcotics activity.

The Greenville City Council is scheduled tonight to authorize Greenville Police Chief Dan Busken to enter into an agreement  with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Task Force. The vote included under the regular session agenda, starting at 6 p.m. in the Municipal Building, 2821 Washington Street. A work session is set for 5 p.m.

The city joined with the task force in January. That agreement expires at the end of September.

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On August 4, 2014 at approximately 12:54 a.m. the Greenville Police Department received a call of shots fired at 5015 Joe Ramsey Blvd – the Galleria Apartments.

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  The Greenville Police Department received a significant honor Tuesday night, when it was formally presented with an award designating it as a “Recognized Law Enforcement Agency.”

Rockwall Police Chief Mark Moeller, Area/Regional Director with the Texas Police Chiefs Association Law Enforcement Recognition Program, explained the distinction says a lot about the department.

“It means your police department is one of the best police departments in the State of Texas,” Moeller said in presenting the award at the beginning of Tuesday’s Greenville City Council meeting.

Dozens arrested in warrant roundup

Mar 26, 2014
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Well, they can’t say they weren’t warned.

After issuing repeated notices that a warrant roundup was approaching, and even offering individuals a chance to clear up their fines and court costs at a discount, officers with the Greenville Police Department have made dozens of arrests of suspects wanted on outstanding warrants.

Officers made 47 arrests between Friday morning and Sunday night, with 44 of the arrests involving individuals on outstanding warrants.

The police department also arrested 19 people on outstanding warrants Thursday.

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Police believe they have found the second of two suspects involved in a robbery this morning cornered at a residence on Rabb St. in Greenville, which prompted a lockdown at some Greenville ISD campuses.

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The local animal shelter, Oak Creek Park and the Greenville Police and Fire Departments are expected to benefit from the issuance by the city of Greenville of more than $2 million in certificates of obligation.

Greenville Police Respond to Fatal Accident

Dec 1, 2012
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Shortly after midnight on Saturday, December 1, 2012, an accident was reported in the 1400 block of Rees Street.

Police Respond to Shots Fired

Dec 1, 2012
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At approximately 10:47 p.m. on Friday, November 30, 2012, officers with the Greenville Police Department responded to a call of shots fired at McDougal and Gibbons Streets.

Six Arrested After Search Warrant Executed on Spencer Street

Dec 1, 2012
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On Thursday, November 29, 2012 officers with the Greenville Police Department with the assistance of Lt. Tommy Grandfield and deputies from the Hunt County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at 3816 Spencer Street in Greenville, Texas.

Two Charged for Child Endangerment

Nov 19, 2012

Children were the alleged victims in a series of indictments returned Friday by the Hunt County Grand Jury. A Greenville man and woman have been charged with exposing two small children to a variety of illegal drugs earlier this year.

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Officers with the Greenville Police Department and other agencies are set to go door-to-door today in the area near where slain high school student Alicia Moore disappeared two weeks ago.

Questions Remain in Greenville Death

Nov 13, 2012
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Answers are still being sought in connection with the death of a Greenville teenager.

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"The death of 16-year-old Alicia Moore has been ruled a homicide,"  said Greenville Police cheif Dan Busken today in a press conference. Greenville Police will join with the Van Zandt County Sheriff and the Texas Rangers in the investigation into the death of Alicia Moore.

GREENVILLE - The Texas Crime Prevention Association (TCPA) has awarded Chris McCaslin, the Greenville Police Department’s Crime Prevention Officer, two awards for 2012.

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GREENVILLE - The Webber Seavey Award for Quality in Law Enforcement is presented annually to agencies and departments worldwide in recognition for promoting a standard of excellence that exemplifies law enforcement's contribution and dedication to the quality of life in local communities.