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Eddy County Sheriff’s Office updating patrol vehicles, uniforms

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By ROB LARSON
Daily Press Staff Writer
In the upcoming year, expect to see some major changes in the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office, first in the deputies’ uniforms and later with a more traditional, black-and-white color scheme on their patrol cars.
Within the next few weeks, deputies with the ECSO will be changing their previously all silver-and-tan uniforms – which they’ve worn since 2001 – replacing their pants with a “black wool blend pant that is durable and professional looking,” as the agenda from the previous Eddy County Commission meeting states. Their shirts will remain tan-and-silver. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.
The ECSO changes were announced by Eddy County Sheriff Ernest Mendoza during the last Eddy County Commission meeting Tuesday. Regarding the uniforms, Mendoza said the new look for the ECSO uniform was decided upon not by him but by his officers.

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