On behalf of myself, my family, all the employees of the Navarro County Sheriff's Office and their families, we would like to wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas. May the spirit of Christmas bring you peace and the gladness and warmth of Christmas give you hope. And it is my sincere hope that you enjoy time with your family and friends and never forget the reason for the season.

Please remember that not everyone will be home with their families Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. I appreciate and pray all first responders, deputies/officers, dispatchers and detention staff who are working to stay safe as they continue in keeping our community safe this holiday season.

Merry Christmas and as always, God Bless.

Sheriff Elmer Tanner

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