SAN ANGELO, TX – The Tom Green County Sheriff's Office is changing the way deputies respond to certain calls because of the Coronavirus Crisis.
According to a press release, as many of you are aware, Texas Governor Greg Abbott has issued a public health disaster proclamation and San Angelo Mayor Brenda Gunter has issued a local order continuing a declaration of disaster due to a public health emergency.
Effective immediately, the Tom Green County Sheriff's Office, will begin to implement strategies to reduce exposure to the public and our employees to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). To reduce unnecessary exposure to the citizens we serve and our employees, the Tom Green County Sheriff's Office patrol officers will be responding by phone for non-emergency situations to include:
- Misdemeanor Theft
- Lost Property (firearms excluded)
- Family Disciplinary Actions
- Other non-emergency calls which can be resolved over the phone.
The Tom Green County Sheriff's Office will continue to respond to priority calls and emergency situations.