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Llano Police Chief Kevin Ratliff and officers Jared Latta and Aimee Shannon were placed on paid leave Jan. 12 in the midst of an investigation by the district attorney. File photo

Attorney: Video shows Llano police chief ‘did nothing wrong’ in arrest

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY  LLANO — An arrest video has surfaced that could shed new light on accusations against the Llano police chief and several Llano Police Department officers recently indicted and accused of “wrongful arrest” in a 2017 confrontation with a Llano resident. (more…)

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Llano police officers indicted on official oppression, tampering charges

Llano police officers indicted on official oppression, tampering charges

FROM STAFF REPORTS LLANO — A Llano police chief and three of his officers, all on leave, turned themselves in at the Llano County Jail on Jan. 30 following indictments on charges of official oppression in connection with the alleged “unlawful arrest” of a resident, according to Llano County grand jury documents. (more…)

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Llano officer indicted on charges of tampering and official oppression

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY LLANO — A grand jury indicted a beleaguered Llano police officer Dec. 5 on charges of tampering with evidence and official oppression, accusations stemming from a drunk driving traffic stop, officials say. (more…)

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Llano officer's Facebook posting of song lyrics leads to courthouse evacuation

Llano officer’s Facebook posting of song lyrics leads to courthouse evacuation

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY LLANO — Investigators are sorting through how a Llano police officer’s Facebook posting of a popular song’s lyrics led to a voluntary evacuation of at least one department at the Llano County Courthouse on the eve of Thanksgiving. (more…)

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Sheriff cites ‘general conduct’ in facility ban of Llano police officer

Sheriff cites ‘general conduct’ in facility ban of Llano police officer

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY LLANO — The Llano County sheriff had issued a jail facility ban — due to “general conduct” — against a Llano Police Department officer prior to the officer being put on paid leave Nov. 24 by the Llano police chief, officials say. (more…)

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New Llano Police Department location offers more space, tools, convenience

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER LLANO — A move closer to the heart of the city has translated into more space, upgraded technology, more crimefighting tools and a quicker response time for the Llano Police Department, officials say. (more…)

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Llano Police Chief James Schilling retires after 21 years of service

FROM STAFF REPORTS LLANO — Officials described retired Llano Police Chief James Schilling as a committed presence in public safety  for more than two decades within the community. (more…)

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