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Aransas Pass Police Chief Eric Blanchard addresses a recent meeting of the Aransas Pass Rotary Club, explaining the many holiday programs the department is involved in, and expressing a need for the public’s help to make them a success again this season. Aransas Pass Progress

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A monster truck and safari play kits are displayed by Aransas Pass Police Chief Eric Blanchard, just a few of the toys the public has already dropped off at the city’s police station this month since the department launched its annual ‘Sgt. Anders’ Cops for Tots Toy Drive’. Aransas Pass Progress

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Aransas Pass Police Sgt. Dennis Anders passed away in 2018. The veteran officer initiated the ‘Cops for Tots’ campaign when he served on the force, and Chief Eric Blanchard said the department is continuing the campaign in his memory. Courtesy: Aransas Pass Police Department

APPD responds to holiday needs, asks citizens for help

Giving back is an often-overlooked aspect of law enforcement. The public usually knows cops for one thing: arresting criminals. But ...

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Aransas Pass, TX 78336


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