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City of Merkel, Texas
100 Kent Street
Merkel, Texas 79536
Phone: (325)928-4911
Fax: (325)928-3171

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Merkel Police Department

Police Department – Chief: Thomas Jones


Officer Herrera, Officer Miller, Former Asst. Chief Cummings, Chief Jones, Officer Conklin, Sgt. Ortiz



PRIDE: To take pride in our quality of work and accomplishments within the police department and the community.

PROFESIONALISM:  Keeping with the strict standards of education and training that equips our officers with the knowledge and skills to perform in their roles of the profession, while sticking to the strict codes of conduct as well as enshrining rigorous ethical and moral standards.

INTEGRITY: Remaining true to our character regardless of the consequences and never compromising our ideals or morals even if it affects the outcome.

DISCIPLINE: In what we based on pride, on meticulous attention to details with mutual respect and confidence for our community, forming the habits of never ending duty, commitment and sacrifice that we give to the city of Merkel Texas.


Dispatcher: Beatriz Gonzalez    Em:

Police Officers

  • Thomas Jones
  • Jeff Miller
  • Matthew Herrera
  • Chris Ortiz
  • Phillip Conklin


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