Brownwood PD & Brown County SO cracking down on illegal gambling establishments

Pistoleer, Peace Officer and Folk Hero". Bursting through the door with no customary care, the lot of them halted in puzzled silence as they found an empty saloon, lit but abandoned. Fraud detectives are also active in education and information sharing among local businesses to help minimize loss to fraud. After being subjected to an LSD cocktail and a shipboard orgy, and having slept with the man's son, mistress and the stable boy, she grows disgusted with upper class decadence and descends into prostitution, her cat being her only solace. Hickok was reported by some [ by whom? On July 17, , Hickok was attacked by two troopers from the 7th U.

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A woman is also trying to track him down for her own personal vendetta. Note the wood chip carousel. But he is on his way to Chicago, to take over a job as a manager for another company himself. He is able to get Nick to the plantation, but is he able to keep him there or will he leave it in a few days with Gloria, the wife of the former exectutive of No 7, Mr. Isabelle Adjani in "The Driver" One day, he participates of a heist of a casino and a player Isabelle Adjani is the main witness.

However, she tells to the detective Bruce Dern in charge of the investigation that the suspect is not the driver of the getaway car.

The detective becomes obsessed to arrest the driver and he seeks out a gang that has robbed a supermarket and promises to "forgive" their heist if they help him to arrest the driver in a bank robbery. But the player helps the driver to exchange the dirty money.

The police tell him his father was killed while caught cheating in a card game by Andre Rivage [McCarthy], an arrogant young dilettante. Vance protests that his father was an honest gambler and never used marked cards, but the police inspector tells him there were witnesses. Aided by a riverboat owner, Captain Barbee, and his daughter, Melanie, Vance sets out to clear his father's name and avenge his death.

Anita Ekberg from the film "Back from Eternity" The passengers then discover they are in an area inhabited by vicious cannibals and must escape before they are found. Greer Garson playing baccarat in "Law and the Lady" It's a loose remake of "The Last of Mrs. They sort of fall into a con game and decide to keep going with it.

After being asked to leave several countries when they're discovered cheating at gambling, they travel to America and San Francisco high society. They set their sights on a wealthy woman Main and her necklace. Larry and Lyne Tyne search for her, and in the process meet other people whose children ran away. The off-track drama is kept to a minimum, with Kirk Douglas playing an Italian race driver without an accompanying accent , with co-racers Gilbert Roland the devil-may-carefree driver and the retiring Cesar Romero acquitting their roles in fine shape.

The racing, both during real races and simulated, is quite well done. The Grand Prix cars of the late '50s are shown in their glory, with races at Monaco, Monza, Nurburgring and sports cars running the thousand-mile Mille Miglia. French window lobby card. On a trip through France he gives a lift to a French girl, Dany Genevieve Gilles and begins an affair with her. It turns out that she is the wife of a French Aristo Curt Jurgens. He, in the full knowledge of Harry England's affair with his wife, draws him in to his family circle and befriends him.

Harry is simultaneously guiltily confused and yet excited by this immersion in the jet set life. Ultimately he is discarded and then discovers that Dany has left her husband and may - finally - be available Chief Officer Johnny Carter, who has to put up a moody captain and the unwanted charms of the beautiful young Susan Beresford, realizes these delays are due to sabotage and that there is something seriously wrong. When the Campari finally sails, a member of the crew is suddenly missing.

An unsuccessful stem to stem search for the crew member, with violence suddenly erupting endangers the whole ship. The ship is then controlled by a master criminal whose intention is not a simple hijacking and ransoming of the wealthy hostages on board, so what exactly does he have in mind?

Doing what all gamblers in trouble would do, they hurry to the gambling capital Las Vegas to turn their luck around. There, Jim meets George Mayhew and Eight Ball, a barbershop bootblack, and replenishes his bankroll gambling on pitching horseshoes.

George's mother and his sister Marjorie run a boarding house and Jim goes there to live. Jim bets on the horse and wins heavily. Rosalind Russell 3rd left and Robert Montgomery 2nd left at roulette table in unknown to me movie. They made five movies together, and I don't know which one this is.

I had narrowed it down to these 3 movies: But I now think it is from the Fast and Loose movie. I have seen another still from that movie where Russell is in the same dress and with the same hair style. That movie involves gambling debts, and Russell and Montgomery visit an illegal gambling club in the movie.

The plot, that of a river gambler who fleeces the father of the girl he loves and regrets it, is so frayed a garment that figurative elbows protrude from its sleeves. The story is of the professional card shark who takes the parish funds from Colonel Blackburn.

Miss Lucy [Bennett], Blackburn's daughter, has fallen in love with Morgan and it is with dismay and a dash of smelling salts that she learns of his betrayal of her father. She begs the gambler to return the money. Of course Morgan can hardly be a photoplay hero and a cheat at the same time, so he arranges the cards for the brave little woman to win the stakes.

Mack played Mollie Malloy, the girlfriend of the condemned prisoner. Helen Mack in "Gambling Ship" They develop a platonic relationship while Sally has a wild time spending other peoples money. Wow, beautiful girl, beautiful movie, beautiful still! Perhaps the first film noir film ever made. One of the top notch and most collectible noir titles ever. Plenty of chemistry is exhibited in this scene at the gambling tables between femme fatale Jane Greer and tough guy Robert Mitchum.

One such is Dr. Ravic, who practices medicine illegally and stalks his old Nazi enemy Haake with murder in mind. One rainy night, Ravic meets Joan Madou, a kept woman cast adrift by her lover's sudden death. Against Ravic's better judgement, they become involved in a doomed affair; matters come to a crisis on the day war is declared.

Shelley Winters and Paul Kelly in "Frenchie" Find the men who killed her father, Frank Dawson. But she only knows one of the two who did and she's determined to find out the other. Marlene Dietrich in "Destry Rides Again" The mayor, who is in cahoots with Kent appoints the town drunk, Washington Dimsdale, as the new sheriff assuming that he'll be easy to control.

But what the mayor doesn't know is that Dimsdale was a deputy under famous lawman, Tom Destry, and is able to call upon the equally formidable Tom Destry Jr James Stewart to be his deputy. Featuring a career reviving performance from Marlene Dietrich as bar singer Frenchie, which could well have been the inspiration for Madeline Kahn's "Blazing Saddles" character, Lili Von Schtupp.

His revenge leads him to Chuck-a-luck, Altar Keane's Dietrich ranch set up to hide criminals, and he finds more than he bargains for. Marlene Dietrich playing chuck-a-luck, also the name of her ranch-casino-hideout, in "Rancho Notorious" See the row above. See the rows above. Marlene Dietrich playing craps in "Rancho Notorious" The film spotlights the controversial life of torch singer Bijou Blanche Dietrich , who has been kicked off one South Seas island after another.

Eventually, she meets a handsome, young naval officer, Lt. Dan Brent Wayne , and the two fall in love. When Brent vows to marry Bijou, his commander and others plead with him to leave her, per eBay seller. The two move to Chicago to have a clean go of it. Simms gets a job at a club run by mobster Curtis, while Coburn decides to go behind his niece's back and make a killing at the tables.

Investigating attorney Paige is soon involved in a romance with Simms, though his main job is to put her boss behind bars because of illegal gambling activities," per TV Guide. Sarah, who now calls herself Salome, is pregnant with Chad's baby, but Chad has no future, no job and no money. Therefore, she leaves town on the train heading East. On the train she meets Tony who is heading back to Yale. Tony and his sister Catherine have one thing in common; they are both young, rich and bored with their lives.

Salome goes to Yale with Tony and they are soon married, but she does not tell him about Chad or the pregnancy. Ruby takes Chad to New York where he plays trumpet and makes a name for himself. Catherine leaves school and moves in with Tony and Salome, creating tension between the young couple. Sorrowful Menjou and his group of fellow bookies take to her, reluctantly at first, but their cynical ways start to rub off on her. Will a party set at Camelot bring back her faith in humanity?

Virginia Owen in "Thunder Mountain" Marvin Hayden [Holt] returns to find his ranch is about to be sold at auction and the Hayden Jorth feud still going strong. Carson wants the Hayden ranch and tries to kill Hayden. When he fails he kills Chick Jorth with a rock. As Hayden does not carry a gun and the two had argued earlier, Hayden is arrested for the murder.

Bibi Andersson gambling in "Quintet" A city originally built to house five million people is now in its death throes as the relentlessly advancing glacier is slowly crushing the metropolis's steel infrastructure. The relatively few survivors …..

Their only solaces are booza, an alcoholic drink distilled from moss, and Quintet, a seemingly innocuous board game for six players…. Newly arrived from the south is Essex with his pregnant wife Vivia, …. The new arrivals quickly learn that the game has a more sinister side. Immediately attracted to her, he hires her as his "maid", and introduces her to the good life. She soon finds herself in a bitter power struggle between the man and his spoiled playboy son. After being subjected to an LSD cocktail and a shipboard orgy, and having slept with the man's son, mistress and the stable boy, she grows disgusted with upper class decadence and descends into prostitution, her cat being her only solace.

The killer flees into Death Valley and encounters the rightful owner of the gold and her sweetheart. She also falls in love with lawyer Brewster," per IMDb. Dorothy Dalton at roulette table in silent movie "The Flame of the Yukon" The Yukon Mining Company sends Thorne to take over Sadie's boat and then cheat the miners out of their claims.

Meanwhile, Sadie has kept her life a secret from her daughter Helen, whom she has sent away to school to live a more refined life, but one day Helen arrives unexpectedly. Her naive boyfriend Bob goes to work for the dishonest Thorne, while Helen enjoys the wild Yukon more than her mother wants her to. Sadie turns to her trusted friend Ace [Bickord] to sort out all the complications.

Greer Garson in "Julia Misbehaves" When she gets an invitation to her daughter's wedding, she "borrows" some money from a male friend and heads off to the south of France for the nuptuals. While there she manages to establish a mother-daughter relationship, get another man to provide her with a lot of money, provoke her mother-in-law's ire, string along a potential husband and his mother, and rekindle the spark in William, all within a day or two.

Both Nancy Kwan and Elke Sommer are lovely in near-nude scenes. The climax features an attack by the Red Chinese! There's also the great theme song by Dusty Springfield also a hit single for Dusty!

All about gambling and con racket. She visits the bar where Mike, to whom the debt is owed, runs poker games. He convinces her to help him in a game: What seems easy to her becomes much more complex," per IMDb. Janet Gaynor center in "The Young at Heart" Selznick; about a family of con men and con women who cheat at cards and other gambling games, and they are thrown out of Monte Carlo, and accidentally save the life of a rich old lady, and she has them live with her, and they hope to inherit her money starring Janet Gaynor, Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

The story has to do with a congressman's political opponents spreading the false "news" that the youthful congressman was caught in a raid at a gambling house. Margaret Lockwood in "Hungry Hill" at roulette table. Co-star Paul Henreid has red hanky in his jacket pocket. Rancher Chuck Redwell is a gambling cowboy who discovers that he's lucky at the roulette wheel if he holds hands with dancer Marie. Every time he holds her hand the numbers come up for Chuck--not only at the casino but on his ranch, where the chickens lay a record-breaking number of eggs and an oil well gushes.

Cyd Charisse and Dan Dailey again, here at the blackjack table. The center of activity is the Sands casino, but they saunter through many other glamorous spots in America's foremost gaming gulch. Between spins of the wheel, lots of great tunes and dance numbers are presented. Among the guest stars who pop up in clever scenes are Frank Sinatra, Debbie Reynolds, Vic Damone, and Pier Angeli, and the film also offers a wonderful second shot of Peter Lorre sitting at a blackjack table and snapping to dealer Oscar Karlweis, "Hit me, you creep.

A magazine hires photographer Bunny Yeager to do a pictorial on the showgirls of Las Vegas. Despite his best efforts, Roxy manages to make off with Truscott's bankroll, and flees with war widow Linda Caldwell. Luck favors Roxy with a chance to slip into Linda's identity, and luckier still, Linda proves to have had wealthy in-laws in San Francisco, who are happy to give their new relation a chance to become a "lady.

Jacqueline Bisset at craps table in "The Grasshopper" He's not keen on a baby right away, so she gets bored and heads for Las Vegas where she talks her way into a job as a show girl.

Friendships sustain her in this day-by-day life, and one of those friendships, with NFL great Tommy Marcott who's now the glorified greeter at a casino, blossoms into a marriage. Tommy loses his job after beating a man who assaults Chris, so they head for L. There tragedy strikes, and there's no place left for her but Vegas and prostitution. Are redemption and fulfillment possible on the Strip? Marie Windsor interrupts a poker game in "Belle Starr" Jean Arthur interrupts a poker game in "Arizona" DeMille's "Fool's Paradise" beside poker slot machine.

She falls for him but he still loves the dancer Rosa Mildred Harris. Hard to see, but chips and other monies plaques, cash are on the table. They hatch a scheme to ingratiate themselves with the American ambassador and his gullible wife. Hughes wants some excitement, and he seduces her. While the Count relates his sob story about needing 90, francs to Mrs. Hughes, the maid in jealousy sets the house on fire.

Both escape the flames, but the Count does not escape his just desserts" -- per IMDb. When asked by a studio executive why he couldn't substitute ginger ale and blackberry jam as props for the champagne and caviar, Stroheim replied, "Because my actors will know the difference, I will know the difference, and the camera will know the difference. After six months in the editing room, Stroheim turned over his cut of the film to Universal Pictures in December, The film was 32 reels and 8 hours long, but Stroheim insisted it was now "a perfect story.

Stroheim hated the shorter version, complaining that all that was left of his masterpiece was "the bones. Merle Oberon supposedly in "Over the Moon" Neither looks like Oberon to me. Maybe the woman in the background, though it is pretty odd to make a still with the star of the movie in such an inconsequential place. Note, they signed this still. Gambling-house owner Clark Gable finds himself estranged from his wife and son. Must-see movie for gambling content, including much gambling paraphernalia.

More than almost any other movie, this one concentrates on gambling philosophy and culture. Gable is older, perhaps wiser, but here fully capable of playing this role with all of the insight into life that his 49 years have earned him.

Gable was perfect for the world-weary professional gambler that he plays here--the part fits him like a glove. Her daughter Paula having quit school returns at the same time as racketeer Eddie Bendix, who left under suspicion of murdering his wife.

Paula and Eddie become involved; each for their own reasons, Fritzi, Paula's old beau Tom, and Eddie's pal Johnny try to break up the relationship. Then Eddie's past catches up with him in an unexpected way. Rome is soon wanted by both hoods and cops, but help may or may not be at hand from the striking Kit Welch. Raquel Welch in "The Lady in Cement" Rome is soon wanted by both hoods and cops, but help may or may not be at hand from the striking Kit.

Unknown movie, about 's, showing masked girl, dressed as a boy, gambling with a bunch of boys. From an 8 x 10 still. Julie Christie at baccarat table in "Darling" Carole Lombard left playing cards in "No More Orchids" Aubrey Smith , spoiled rich kid Annie Holt Carole Lombard is forced to marry into royalty in order to save her banker father, Bill Holt Walter Connolly , from financial ruin. The man she really desires is Tony Gage Lyle Talbot. It takes a well-written insurance policy and a sacrificial act on the part of a close relative to re-unite Annie and Tony.

Ordway's daughter Corinna [Dorothy Malone], believing Madden to be the cause of the family's recent misfortunes, is unaware that the local saloon owner also has designs upon the Ordway holdings.

This is an 8 x 10 still for the low-budget exploitation movie about world-wide prostitution, "Women of Pleasure" Paulette Goddard and Stanley Clements sitting next to her at roulette table in "Hazard" Before he can "collect," she skips town. The gambler hires a private detective to track her down so he can collect his "winnings. Jodie Foster as Mrs.

She seeks help from the one eye surgeon who may be able to save her sight. In the process, he also causes her to have a change of heart. The general secretly buys the earrings again and gives them to his mistress, Lola, leaving to go to Constantinople. Where an Italian diplomat, Baron Donati, buys them. Back to Paris, Donati meets Louise So now Louise discovers love and becomes much less frivolous.

They're also steamed because their rival Daisy has just nailed a handsome heir to a fortune. Anxious to land that bankroll, Kay and June turn detective to find Daisy and also to solve a murder that happened at the scene of her disappearance. Anne Baxter at chuck-a-luck wheel in "One Desire" Tacey Cromwell Anne Baxter and Clint Saunders Rock Hudson move to Randsburg for a better life, taking in Clint's little brother and the daughter of a man who was killed in a mine accident.

Enter a senator's daughter Julie Adams who schemes to win Clint's love and take the two children away from Tacey, going to great lengths to get what she wants Marilyn Monroe in publicity studio photo. On a trip to Lake Tahoe she discovers the game of blackjack.

Increasingly obsessed with gambling, she keeps hoping her lucky streak will last Now he's married a young Italian widow, but it is not so easy to get rid of her, especially when she learns of his plans and tries to turn the tables. Kay Francis center at baccarat table in an illegal gambling den "The House on 56th Street" I have not seen it yet. The House on 56th Street, the Robert Florey gambling addiction family relationship melodrama a wacky story of a woman whose life is ruined by her love of gambling, and years later, she sacrifices her life so that her daughter's life won't be ruined in the same way starring Kay Francis, Ricardo Cortez, Gene Raymond, John Halliday, Hardie Albright, and Margaret Lindsay.

Movie description is in row above. Movie description is in second row above. Unknown actors to me anyway in " The Savage ," silent movie. Poker chips and playing cards are on the table, and the Indian woman must have "taken them," what with the smile on her face and the frowns on the men. She is engaged to Captain McKeever of the mounted police, but Sandoval wants her for himself.

Finding her alone in the woods, the half-breed carries her to his cabin, but he is taken ill. Marie nurses him back to health, and when a rescue party arrives for her, she protects him. Julio goes to the rescue, losing his life in the process.

Headstrong Caroline follows him by train, riverboat, and covered wagon, gaining companions en route: Nancy Carroll entering a gambling room, inside which Louis Calhern and others are gathered around a roulette table, in "Stolen Heaven" Molly Ringwald and Robert Downey Jr. Marlene Dietrich with her cardboard chip boxes in "Touch of Evil" , directed, co-written and co-starring Orson Welles. Soon he must testify against Grandi, a drug lord whose brother and sons are tracking him, hoping to scare his wife and back him off the case.

When a car bomb kills a rich U. After Vargas catches local legendary U. Local political lackeys, a hard-edged whore, pachucos, and a nervous motel clerk also figure in the plot," per IMDb. Joan Greenwood in "Moonfleet" Michele Carey at craps table in "The Sweet Ride" Surfer falls in love with starlet Jacqueline Bisset who washes up on beach. Motorcycle gang leader is in turn beaten up by Franciosa and Sarrazin.

Main characters all grow up a bit. But she soon learns that Baker has been deceiving her and has no intentions of divorcing his wife. So she meets Jacques Bergerac, a potter, and falls for him onscreen and off A combination of shrewd deals and playing the stock market builds him a financial empire.

He marries Lily Douvane [Dahl], who presents him with a child, but Lily has some ambitions of her own and leaves him, taking a sizable chuck of his money on the way out.

He soon marries Zoe Carnot, his son's nurse, loses and wins a fortune again, but sinks into gloom when Zoe dies giving childbirth. He keeps piling up the money and he soon as most of it in San Francisco, and there is about to be a run on the bank, operated by Ada Stritch from way back there , and the city and its citizens face ruin. Rip puts up his fortune against the bank and a hand of cards dictates winner-takes-all. Margia Dean in poker game in "Last of the Desperados" Despotically ruled by General Calleja, it offers sanctuary to outlaws, at a price.

But who can he trust with so much money around? Certainly not Calleja, but maybe the eye-catching Carmelita [De Carlo]? The General thinks she's his property but she seems rather to fancy Mattson. Whatever's going on, Mexico wants the place back. Miriam Hopkins handling roulette chips in "Barbary Coast" Robinson] Bella Donna, a rowdy gambling house in San Francisco in the s. She falls in love with miner Carmichael [Joel McCrae] and takes his gold dust at the wheel.

She goes after him, Louis goes after her with intent to harm Carmichael. Comedy drama of struggling actresses at a NYC hotel for actresses. Great movie, loaded with talent: Notice she is pointing to a pair of dice on the table. Returning home from a party, her car breaks down and she is picked up by a stranger, who sells her his car for a diamond bracelet.

The car has been stolen and the police arrest her, but she escapes and takes refuge on a freighter bound for China.

She has no money and has to work her way there. Her father learns of her destination and hires Hamlin to bring her safely home. The officers come from various divisions and sections of the department. They perform HNT activities in addition to the regular duties of their respective assignments. Each member is a volunteer and receives specialized training to be qualified as a negotiator.

HNT members receive 40 hours of negotiation-specific training yearly as well as all other training required as a peace officer. The Medics are full-time firefighters and are paramedic trained.

They are there to provide immediate lifesaving treatment for injured SWAT members or citizens. Each are first certified in a one week Hazardous Material Technician course followed by an intense 12 week Hazardous Devices School in Huntsville, Alabama.

All members of the Bomb Squad also serve in other areas of the department full time. The Bomb Squad carries equipment with them on most calls to include an Andros F6A robot, two EOD-8 bomb suits, two search suits, an X-ray system, several disruptors, and numerous hand tools and power tools.

The bomb squad is on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Bomb Squad mission statement: To intervene on the behalf of the public, APD officers, and outside agencies in the safe handling, disarming, and recovery evidence of explosive, suspicious or hoax devices. The Bike Unit was formed in and currently consists of one Lieutenant and eighteen Officers. The Bike Unit works civic events, directive patrol and patrol the downtown area.

You may see the Bike Unit working any one of the many civic events hosted in the Abilene area including parades, West Texas Fair and Rodeo, and monthly at the downtown "Art Walk. Patrolling via bikes has proven to be very successful and a valuable public relations tool. One of the great things about policing on bikes is that Officers can be highly visible when needed or extremely stealthy, too.

The Responsive Intelligence Division RID is a proactive enforcement division that focuses its resources on identifying crime trends and repeat offenders. The Intelligence Unit provides bulletins, updates, crime trends, and essential crime analysis information to the entire Department.

Crime analysis helps RID respond to street level crime problems with the goal of decreasing or eliminating such activity. The team produces and shares intelligence information that is used to develop action plans to combat criminal activity. RID routinely assists the Geographical Commanders with problems in their areas of responsibility. The more traditional investigation roles are divided into three units: The Persons Unit investigates offenses such as homicide, sexual assault, robbery, assault, harassment, etc.

Many of these crimes are fights and family violence that require a great deal of arbitration and interviewing to resolve. They also include physical and sexual abuse of children, and three of the unit's eight detectives are assigned to the Child Advocacy Center. They work exclusively on child abuse cases. The Property Unit investigates crimes such as burglaries, car burglaries, theft, criminal mischief, etc..

The seven detectives in this unit constantly try to identify crime trends and intervene in addition to solving numerous individual offenses. One of the Property detectives is assigned to inspect Pawn Shops and maintain up-to-date files on pawned items.

Even when criminal prosecution is not possible, the unit strives to help victims recover their loss. The Fraud Unit investigates forgeries, credit card abuse, scams and other related offenses. The three Fraud detectives do not investigate hot checks. The District Attorney's Office handles all hot checks. Fraud detectives are also active in education and information sharing among local businesses to help minimize loss to fraud.

However, all detectives have the opportunity to change their schedules for reasonable needs of victims and witnesses. Also, all detectives respond to emergency calls relating to their assignment. The mission of the division, in short, is to provide for the care, protection, and wholesome moral, mental, and physical development of children in it's jurisdiction. At the same time, the division's mission includes protecting the community from unlawful acts committed by children.

The division is committed to these functions through effective investigation of juvenile crime, while stressing proactive programming that seeks to prevent juvenile crime and promote child safety. The Youth Division's Investigative Unit is charged with the primary responsibility of investigating all offenses in the community committed by juveniles.

The unit does not investigate crimes against children unless the suspect is also a juvenile. The Investigative Unit also investigates all cases of missing persons, regardless of age, reported to the department. We have a trained, critical missing persons team that is able to respond to any scene within 30 minutes.

This team is also available to area agencies. The program has expanded to include an S. Safety City is a child-sized town of buildings, streets, crosswalks, working traffic lights, and even a railroad crossing.

It was created as a safe place where children can learn good traffic safety habits. Fire Safety was added in and Safety City now boasts of a new, state of the art, Fire Safety building and also finished in March of was a new police training classroom with stadium style seating.

The Special Operations Division of the Abilene Police is responsible for identifying illegal narcotics distribution sources affecting Abilene and to make a positive impact upon local illicit drug trafficking, as well as controlled and illegal drug abusers, to decrease the availability of controlled substances within the community. The Special Operations Division has a K-9 program to augment narcotic detection and enforcement efforts.

In addition, the Special Operations Division is responsible for investigating vice related crimes such as gambling and prostitution. The Special Operations Division identifies career criminals, repeat offenders, patterns of organized violence, and employs proactive methods to reduce criminal activity. The Special Operations Division is committed to the citizens of Abilene to help provide a safe community in which to live and work. We can accomplish this only by working together.

If you have or suspect a drug problem or on-going vice activity in your neighborhood, you may contact us at All information is confidential. You don't have to feel like a victim. We need your help. CAC services include forensic interviews of children, a multi-disciplinary team approach to investigations, family advocacy, referrals for professional counseling and other community services, and assistance with Crime Victim Compensation.

The CAC provides a safe, family-friendly environment where children are given the opportunity to tell their story. A forensic interview is an interview where the goal is to obtain detailed facts from children. The interview is conducted by a trained unbiased interviewer who uses a strictly governed questioning format. The interview is recorded on a DVD and can be observed via closed circuit television by investigative professionals.

The CAC is an interagency, multidisciplinary program and the purpose of all Child Advocacy Centers across the country, is to facilitate cooperative joint investigations of child abuse cases essentially bringing all of the various multidisciplinary team members together simultaneously, so that the best possible investigation can be done with the least negative impact upon the child and the family. If you suspect child abuse or neglect you are required by law to report by calling the Statewide Child Abuse Hotline at To learn more about the Child Advocacy Center and specifics about child abuse please visit www.

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