A wise old dog indeed

While he has had less visibility in his visits to area schoolchildren and community events, Deputy Douglas of the Bee County Sheriff’s Office continues to be on patrol. Now that schools have reopened following their prolonged closure due to COVID-19, he expects to begin visiting youngsters again soon. 

BEEVILLE – For a little over a year, one member of the Bee County Sheriff’s Office has been working to improve deputies’ relationship with the youngest members of the community.

The mission of Deputy Douglas, who visits the county’s schools and community events, is to encourage children that members of law-enforcement are not to be feared and that they are ready to assist those in need. Sheriff Alden Southmayd acknowledged that the need for Deputy Douglas is great amid the current trend of anti-police rhetoric in so many areas of the country...

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