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New police station coming to South Tyler

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(KYTX) - The southside of Tyler will soon see an increase in police presence.

City council members unanimously approved the creation of a new police substation this morning. Tyler's Police Chief says with two stations up and running. It'll cut down on response time and help them save an estimated $200,000 a year in fuel costs.

"This will allow them to start out South, so that time savings puts them on the street and available for citizens for emergency needs."

 

The new station will be  built off Cumberland Rd next to Faulkner Park. Construction will take about 2 and a half years.

 

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