Sheriff Meeks Issues Appeal To Citizens In Fight Against Crime.

Responding to the increasing number of people wanting to assist law
enforcement officials and build a stronger partnership in the fight against
crime, Sheriff Randy Meeks today announced that Hunt County citizens are
being invited to become a Associate Members of the Sheriffs’ Association
of Texas.
Membership appeals go out in the mail shortly. Individuals choosing to join
the voluntary program can do so for as little as $25, while businesses can
show their support beginning at a $100 contribution level. The funding
provides critically important technical resources, training, and legislative
support on key criminal justice issues.
Contributions are tax-deductible, and unlike other organizations in our
state, the Membership Program does not solicit membership by telephone.
“With government funding becoming increasingly difficult to secure, the
membership drive has taken on greater importance that ever before”, said
Sheriff Randy Meeks. “The funding is vital to helping us carry out our
mission of making our communities safer places to live, work and play”.
The program is committed to its “No Telemarketing” policy and only sends
invitations to citizens to become members by mail. Individuals that do not
receive a membership appeal and would like more information can do so
by contacting the Sheriffs’ Association of Texas; 1601 S. Interstate 35; Austin, Texas 78741-2503 Phone: 512-445-5888. Information is also
available online, http://www.txsheriffs.org

The membership program was formed to provide citizens with an
opportunity to lend their support to more effective law enforcement and to
help local law enforcement officers protect the lives and property of
citizens.
“As the need for building stronger public-private law enforcement
partnerships in this country continues to escalate, programs such as this
continue to grow in importance”, said Sheriff Meeks. “I encourage
everyone receiving a membership appeal to consider joining forces with us
by becoming an Associate Member. It is a valuable investment in the
future”.

Sheriff Randy Meeks

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