Chief Jimmy Singletary

Beaumont Police Department Chief Jimmy Singletary welcomed three new officers into his law enforcement “family” during a ceremony at the downtown station Sept. 9. Joshua Hall, Demond Janise and Willie Melancon were sworn-in as BPD officers, all taking an oath to protect and serve the community they now represent.

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Reginald Boykin Sr. pins his son’s badge.

The Beaumont Police Department added three new officers to its ranks at a swearing-in ceremony held at the police station June 10.

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Former FBI agent Ed Keller and BPD Chief Jimmy  Singletary

Aside from multi-agency police department collaboration and good old-fashioned police work, Beaumont Police Department Chief Jimmy Singletary said it will take citizen involvement to combat the rash of “smash-and-grabs” and home burglaries occurring in the city.

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As the family of each fallen officer placed a yellow carnation on a wreath honoring all of the department’s officers killed in the line of duty, some loved ones sobbed.

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Law Enforcement Explorer Scouts

Police Chief James Singletary recognized several officers, citizens, organizat

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