Bubbles & Bags 2020 goes virtual, exceeds expectations for Children’s Advocacy Center for Rockwall County

Bubbles & Bags 2020 goes virtual, exceeds expectations for Children’s Advocacy Center for Rockwall County

ROCKWALL, TX (September 24, 2020) Last year at this time, Bubbles & Bags organizers never anticipated that a global pandemic would disrupt plans for an even bigger and better Designer Purse BINGO celebration in 2020. After all, the 2019 fundraiser was such a success that tickets sold out within hours and more than 600 party-goers […]

Rockwall business’s large Thin Blue Line flag might be a Guinness World Record

Rockwall business’s large Thin Blue Line flag might be a Guinness World Record

ROCKWALL, TX – September 21, 2020 — Rockwall is home to what might possibly end up being the largest ever Thin Blue Line flag. To show support for local and national law enforcement, Ekin Nutrition in Rockwall Owner John Hagaman raised a 12’x18′ Thin Blue Line flag on a 50′ pole which stands outside his […]

Rockwall County celebrates Employees of the Quarter

Rockwall County celebrates Employees of the Quarter

ROCKWALL, TX – June 9, 2020 – The Rockwall County Commissioners Court honored two Employees of the Quarter during their meeting today. Congratulations to Omar Sanchez (above) on being awarded the Law Enforcement Employee of the Quarter for Rockwall County. Congratulations to Justin Labrier (above) on his selection as Rockwall County Employee of the Quarter. Our print […]

District notifies parents of potential for increased law enforcement presence at Rockwall schools Monday

District notifies parents of potential for increased law enforcement presence at Rockwall schools Monday

In an email to parents on Friday, Feb. 7, the Rockwall ISD said, “In an abundance of caution, you may observe additional law enforcement presence on or near campuses on Monday, Feb. 10. The Rockwall Police Department notified us of individuals who may want to protest local law enforcement at government locations, including the possibility […]

City of Rockwall: ‘Increased patrol and law enforcement presence” at Rockwall schools Friday

Press Release from the City of Rockwall: As indicated in a message from the Rockwall Independent School District (RISD), several schools received calls today (Thursday) which “included profanity and recommended acts of protest” against law enforcement. While the Rockwall Police Department and the Texas Department of Public Safety have indicated to RISD that this is […]

Police Explorers: Discovering Career Options in Law Enforcement

Police Explorers: Discovering Career Options in Law Enforcement

(ROCKWALL, TX — January 29, 2019) For young adults exploring potential career options, the Rockwall Police Department offers a program providing an invaluable experience of what it’s like to work in law enforcement. Designed by the Boy Scouts of America and administered through the Learning for Life organization, the Rockwall Police Explorer Program offers participants […]

Royse City American Legion honors Fire Fighter, Law Enforcement Officer of the Year

(ROYSE CITY, TX – July 30, 2018) The Royse City American Legion Post came together July 28th to not only celebrate its many accomplishments over the last year, but to also honor its First Responders. One of the American Legion premier programs is its First Responder Award Program.The program starts at the post level where […]

Rockwall residents give back to community heroes

Rockwall residents give back to community heroes

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 1, 2018) Local banker Jennifer Ott and realtor Delena Radney have joined forces to give back to their community’s heroes in need through the Homes for Heroes program. Through the program, Ott and Radney assist firefighters, law enforcement, military (active, reserves and veterans), healthcare workers, EMS and teachers with finding and […]

Top law enforcement, first responders endorse Justin Holland for Texas House

Top law enforcement, first responders endorse Justin Holland for Texas House

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX — April 13, 2016) Local and districtwide first responders and public safety organizations united behind and endorsed conservative Justin Holland in his campaign to be the next State Representative of House District 33. The Dallas Police Association; Rockwall Police Officers Association; Rockwall Firefighters Association; Heath Police and Fire Association; Garland Fire Fighters Association; […]

Rep. Ratcliffe introduces legislation to protect law enforcement lives

(WASHINGTON – March 23, 2016) Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) introduced legislation today to help ensure America’s law enforcement officers are properly equipped to keep our communities safe. The Protecting Lives Using Surplus (PLUS) Equipment Act of 2016 aims to stop the president’s unilateral changes to a key program that provides defense equipment to state and local […]