Reports of impostors posing as Mercedes officers results in new uniform, police patch

3 years 7 months 4 weeks ago Monday, March 30 2020 Mar 30, 2020 March 30, 2020 6:36 PM March 30, 2020 in News - Local

MERCEDES – Calls from concerned citizens about individuals posing as police officers began coming into the Mercedes Police Department last week.

Chief Dagoberto Chavez says he’s increased patrols around the city, but he wants residents to be wary of people trying to take advantage of others, especially during the coronavirus pandemic.

As a result of the reports, on Monday, Mercedes officers are sporting new uniforms and a new police patch.

Watch the video above for the full report.

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