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Officer Brandon Thornton is the Interim Public Information Officer (PIO) for the Longview Police Department. Officer Thornton acts as the liaison between the media and the police department. Contact Officer Thornton by telephone 903-237-2716 or 903-431-6081.
  1. Physician indicted on multiple counts of sexual abuse

    On June 7, 2022, at approximately 5:00 p.m., Longview Police Detectives located and arrested 59-year-old Dr. Matt Hipke of Longview for two grand jury indictments warrants for Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child with the victim being under 14 years old. Read on...
  2. Operation "Pump Your Breaks" Active at Eastman and Hawkins

    This is one example of why the Longview Police Department has initiated the “Pump Your Brakes” operation at North Eastman Road and East Hawkins Parkway. Read on...
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