Commissioners approve Angelina County Sheriff’s Office to accept funds for 911 operations

Commissioners approve Angelina County Sheriff’s Office to accept funds for 911 operations

ANGELINA COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - Angelina County Commissioners gave their approval Tuesday for the sheriff’s department to accept funds from the Deep East Texas Council of Government.

DETCOG is able to allot the funds to improve 911 operations both in the county and City of Lufkin by improving dispatch resources.

“Angelina County is the largest county in the DETCOG area. It met the criteria. It met one of the criteria of the health and safety code. So therefore they looked to Lufkin PD which is 911 operation and just like how Angelina County is,” said Chief Roy Owens, ACSO.

Angelina County and the City of Lufkin will receive about $45,000.

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