Children’s Advocacy Center for Rockwall County welcomes local law enforcement for MOU signing ceremony

Children’s Advocacy Center for Rockwall County welcomes local law enforcement for MOU signing ceremony

Providing a collaborative response to victims of child abuse in Rockwall County ROCKWALL, TX (May 20, 2021) The Children’s Advocacy Center for Rockwall County welcomed several special guests for a check presentation and signing ceremony Wednesday morning as the Board of Directors gathered for its first in-person meeting since the COVID-19 pandemic. MOU Signing Ceremony […]

Rockwall Police Department joins community in honoring fallen officers during National Police Week

Rockwall Police Department joins community in honoring fallen officers during National Police Week

ROCKWALL, TX – May 12, 2021 — The Rockwall Police Department held a memorial service in honor of National Police Week, honoring officers across the state who died in the line of duty this past year. Among the fallen who were honored during the ceremony was Rockwall Police Department Officer Tracy Gaines, who died during […]

Catching up with former Rockwall County Sheriff Harold Eavenson

Catching up with former Rockwall County Sheriff Harold Eavenson

ROCKWALL, TX – March 4, 2021 — Former Rockwall County Sheriff Harold Eavenson may be retired, but he’s still as active as ever in the law enforcement community. Blue Ribbon News caught up with Rockwall’s former leading lawman to hear what he’s been up to since retirement. This past weekend, Eavenson was invited by the […]

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 […]