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Given the changes in open carry of handguns that went into effect in Texas this month, the Georgetown Police Department would like to offer a reminder about other rules regarding the use weapons. With a few exceptions, it is unlawful for a person to discharge any firearm, air-powered weapon, archery

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ArchivedCity HallPolice Services

New Texas laws regarding the licensing of handguns take effect on January 1, 2016. Known as open carry, the new laws effectively eliminate a distinction between concealed carry and open carry. A license is still required for a handgun owner who wishes to carry the weapon in public. A licensed

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ArchivedPolice Services

The Georgetown Teen Court was again the winner of the Spotlight Award for 2015 from the Teen Court Association of Texas. The award is given to one court in the state that has shown the most progress, innovation and achievement. This is the third time in seven years for the

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ArchivedEntertainmentMain StreetPolice Services

The 35th annual Christmas Stroll is this weekend in downtown Georgetown around the Courthouse Square. This holiday festival sponsored by the Downtown Georgetown Association is 5 to 9 p.m. on Friday, December 4 and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, December 5. See all the details at www.TheGeorgetownSquare.com. The

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ArchivedCity HallPolice Services

Blue Santa’s elves are busy in their workshop getting ready for the annual campaign to provide toys to children in need in Georgetown. Each year Blue Santa, a program of the Georgetown Police Department, provides toys to more than 1,500 children in Georgetown. And each year Blue Santa needs your

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ArchivedCity HallPolice Services

The holiday shopping season is beginning, and that means extra precautions for gift items left in vehicles in shopping mall parking lots. Unfortunately, each holiday season, thieves steal items out of vehicles at the mall. For that reason, the holidays are an especially important time to get in the habit

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Millions of fans across the world will be watching the U.S. Grand Prix Formula One race at the Circuit of the Americas course in Austin this weekend. Driver Valtteri Bottas, a Finnish 26-year old on the Williams Martini Racing team, is currently fifth in the Formula 1 standings. Before the

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The Georgetown Police Explorer Post 152 was recognized at the City Council meeting on Tuesday. Exploring is a leadership and skill development program that introduces high school aged students to the field of law enforcement. The Explorer Post 152 trains at weekly meetings and learns to work through various scenarios

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National Night Out is an annual event to support public safety and neighborhood crime prevention that will be held in Georgetown on Tuesday, October 6. Block parties are being organized for 6 to 9 p.m. that evening. Register your block party by Saturday, September 26 so that a member of

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ArchivedPolice Services

To help protect the water supply and reduce household risks, bring unwanted medications to Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, September 26 in Georgetown. Drugs that are expired or no longer needed will be collected—no questions asked—from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Sun City Legacy Hills Park Pavilion,

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