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Dalhart Police Dept. makes history

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History was made by the Dalhart Police Department (PD) on Wednesday March 28 as Erica Trevino was sworn in as the newest member of the department, making her the first deaf female police officer in the state of Texas, and only the second in the nation.

Trevino brings impressive qualifications to the position. She recently graduated from the Panhandle Regional Police Academy in Amarillo, and was ranked third in her class. She also brings a Bachelor’s degree in Forensic Science from West Texas A&M University. She is fluent in both English and Spanish, and can sign in both languages as well.

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