APD lobby to be closed during overnight hours

APD lobby to be closed during overnight hours
(Source: Amarillo Police Department)

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Starting tomorrow, the Amarillo Police Department lobby will have new hours.

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The lobby will be open to the public from 7:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. on weekdays and from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

Up until now, the lobby has been open 24 hours a day, but APD says employees working the county during the overnight hours saw very few and sometimes no people.

During the times the lobby is closed, citizens who need police assistance will be able to enter the vestibule area between the north facing glass doors, the front doors, of the department and access a red telephone that will dial directly to the Amarillo Emergency Communications Center.

Officers will still be available 24 hours a day, and there will be no change in the way the department responds to calls.

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