Statement from Ellis County Sheriff regarding murder of Dallas officers

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Ellis County Sheriff Johnny Brown.

The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office extends its heartfelt condolences and deepest sympathies to the families, friends and colleagues of the four officers from the Dallas Police Department and the officer with the Dallas Area Rapid Transit Agency who lost their lives in the line of duty last night in downtown Dallas. We also join together with everyone in prayer for the full recovery of those who were injured.

While we will not discuss our security protocols, the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office wants to assure our citizens that we remain alert and we are doing everything we can to keep the community we are proud to serve safe and secure.

As always, feel free to contact the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office with any information of suspicious behavior. We are here to serve you.