LPD stepping up patrols for Memorial Day Weekend; LFR issues warning about fireworks

LPD stepping up patrols for Memorial Day Weekend; LFR issues warning about fireworks
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Provided by Lubbock Police Department

The Lubbock Police Department will provide additional patrol units in several City of Lubbock parks and areas this Memorial Day weekend to proactively deter criminal activity.

Happy Memorial Day from LFR

Memorial day weekend is here, and LFR wants to remind people in the City of Lubbock about fireworks.

Posted by Lubbock Fire Department on Friday, May 22, 2020

Officers will be at the following locations:

Butler Park

Booker T. Washington Park

Mae Simmons Park

Additional locations that have recently experienced high crime rates

The SWAT Team, Mounted Patrol and K-9 Unit will patrol these areas during this holiday weekend, providing a higher visibility and presence. This directed enforcement will allow for additional proactive patrol to address public safety priorities and crime trends.

In addition, Lubbock Police are responsible for public safety and law enforcement activities at Lake Alan Henry and will be patrolling the lake and surrounding areas during the Memorial Day weekend, and throughout the summer.