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New Police Chief Speaks about Donna ISD Security

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Posted: Dec 20, 2012 6:28 PM

Updated: Dec 21, 2012 12:18 AM

DONNA - The Donna Independent School District's new police chief said he will overhaul the way his department operates.

Roy Padilla accepted the job six weeks ago. Padilla leads a team of 11 commissioned officers and 50 security guards. He said more officers will be hired soon.

"We re-adjusted scheduling for our police staff, our guards as well. We're going to be on-site during the day, before school lets out, and two hours before they come in to school. So we're going to be accessible and visible," Padilla said.

A campus Crime Stoppers program also will be implemented.

Topics: roy padilla, donna isd, police chief, security

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