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Posted on: October 22, 2018

On the Public Safety Agenda

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In keeping with Missouri City’s ongoing commitment to public safety and staff’s implementation of educational initiatives that engage residents citywide; the Police Department and Fire & Rescue Services have a strategic agenda of programs that are vital in keeping the City’s streets safe. Here are some upcoming events that both teams have on the calendar:

Elect Our K9’s to Win a Grant; Cast Your Vote Today!

K9We need your help for the Police Department to earn one of eight grants totaling $16,500! Voting is easy – go to www.aftermath.com/k9-grant, simply select the City’s department, fill out your information, and click submit. If you’re looking to lend an extra paw, head on over to the Instagram page (@AftermathK9Grant), find the daily K9 Grant post, like and write in the Missouri City K9 department in the comments to earn an additional vote. Rally your friends, family, and community to support our K9 unit and our lovable four-legged officers! Individuals may vote ONCE every 12 hours online and ONCE daily on Instagram. Voting for #AftermathK9Grant has been extended to Nov. 5.

Drug Take Back Day Set for Saturday, Oct. 27

4.2018DrugTakeBack2Turn in your unused or expired medication for safe disposal on Oct. 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Public Safety Headquarters, 3849 Cartwright Rd. The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient and responsible means for disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential abuse of medications.

Save the Date for Stuff the Squad Car & Fire Truck

2017StufftheSquadCar2The annual Operation Thanksgiving Stuff the Squad Car & Fire Truck is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 17 at 9 a.m., Public Safety Headquarters, in the bay of Fire Station 1 located at 3849 Cartwright Rd. This initiative allows the community to share in the holiday spirit by filling the squad cars and fire trucks with non-perishable goods which will be donated to local charities.

Fire Prevention Week Highlights 

2018FirePreventionWeekCollageFire & Rescue Services team members visited Quail Valley Elementary (3500 Quail Village Dr.), Sienna Crossing Elementary (10011 Steep Bank Trace), Xplor Pre School (20417 University Blvd.), The Towne Creek School (3311 Williamsburg Lane), and The Cartwright School (1647 Cartwright Rd.) during the week of Oct. 7 to remind local youth of the importance of fire prevention and to educate the future leaders on safety tips. Sparky the Fire dog was also present to engage students in various safety activities.

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To learn more about MCPD and MCFRS, visit their City websites: www.missouricitypolice.org and www.missouricityfirerescue.org.

For more information about Missouri City, please watch the City website: www.missouricitytx.gov, like us on Facebook—fb/MissouriCityTX, follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat—@MissouriCityTX, watch Missouri City Television (Ch. 16 on Comcast and Ch. 99 on AT&T U-verse) or download the MCTX Mobile app (available for free in Google Play and the Apple app store).

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