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Canyon Police Department participates in recognition program to better serve community

Canyon, TX - The Canyon Police Department has gained re-recognition status for their participation in the Texas Police Chiefs Association's Recognition Program. 

The Recognition Program ensure that police are performing in a professional manner. The program requires agencies to provide clear and consistent policies, training in all critical areas and proper equipment. Some critical areas consist of use of force, vehicle pursuits, arrest, search and seizure, dealing with the mentally ill, and evidence management. 

Since 2008 Canyon Police Department has been recognized through the Texas Police Chiefs Association for their professionalism. The department has proved that they are in compliance with the 166 Best Practices set out by the Recognition Program. 

The department will be honored in March 2016 at the Texas Police Chiefs Association annual conference in Austin.  

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