KTRK: Program looking to add full-time deputies to emergency dispatch centers approved in Harris County

27 Jun, 23

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) -- A new program passed unanimously on Tuesday afternoon by Harris County Commissioners could change how you file police reports with the sheriff's office.

The TeleDeputy Unit will be funded with $1.7 million from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), a federal program aimed at helping the economy recover after the COVID-19 pandemic.