Kemp: East Texas Town Disbands Its Police Force

Kemp PD's nice patch will be retired, for now.
Kemp PD's nice patch will be retired, for now.
Photo by scoutnurse

The motto of Kemp, if wiki is to be believed, is "Easy Livin'."

The livin' just got easier for any crooks, reprobates and no-goodniks in the East Texas town of 1,133 people, as the five-person police force disbanded this morning.

A budget crunch made the department untenable.

The Kaufman County Sheriff's Office said in a press release it will "continue to serve the citizens of Kemp just like we always have."


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