TPD Returning to a More Traditional Service Response
TEMPLE, TX (June 20, 2020) – In response to the current situation with the COVID-19 pandemic in Bell County, Temple Police Department will be closer to normal operations.
Beginning on Monday, June 22, 2020, the department will begin returning to a more traditional service response.
Patrol operations, calls for service, and traffic enforcement will continue as normal, however officers will still be taking protective measures to reduce the risk of infection. This may include the use of gloves and masks. All TPD personnel will also continue to follow social distancing and hygiene guidelines as indicated by the Bell County Public Health District. TPD encourages residents to continue utilizing its online reporting system for all non-emergencies or non-violent crimes at templetx.gov/reportacrime.
All lobby services with the exception of fingerprinting will be offered. TPD also asks that anyone entering the building to please follow the social distancing guidelines. Anyone who feels ill, or is showing any symptoms related to COVID-19, should notify TPD prior to entering the building.
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