DALLAS (CBSDFW) – The North Texas town of Sunnyvale is now under patrol of their very own police department.
For decades, the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office provided law enforcement to the community.READ MORE: Anna Police Investigating Crash That Killed 22-Year-Old Man
“While this is a bittersweet moment, this is a sign of growth and progress for the Town of Sunnyvale,” said Dallas County Sheriff Marian Brown.
The new police department is led by Chief Andrew Hawkes.READ MORE: Texas Joins Oklahoma's Effort To Overturn McGirt
Since it’s just starting up, residents who call 911 will be transferred to the Seagoville Police Department dispatch center.
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