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Friday, January 28th, 2011

Blake resigns as KPD chief to become police chief in Bastrop

Kyle Police Department Chief Michael Blake resigned Friday to become the chief of police in Bastrop. Blake had been police chief in Kyle for three years. Kyle Mayor Lucy Johnson credited Blake for advancing the police department and wished him the best.

Wednesday, May 5th, 2010

With additions, KPD still short staffed

The Kyle City Council approved the addition of four police officers last month, but police staffing in Kyle remains low next to statewide averages and comparable cities.

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

KPD starts to 'nixle'

The Kyle Police Department (KPD) has joined the social networking age to alert Kyle residents and drivers about public safety related issues, missing or lost children, and traffic problems.

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

Kyle council approves highway loan, curfew

The Kyle City Council approved a state infrastructure loan for highway improvements, and a curfew to be enforced on persons during school hours and between midnight and 6 a.m. every day of the week.

Saturday, February 21st, 2009

KPD still investigating mysterious cab death

The Kyle Police Deparment (KPD) is still investigating the death of Jeffrey Weng, a University of Texas music student who somehow exited a moving cab driving down Interstate-35 through town.

Monday, October 13th, 2008

City of Kyle Channel: KPD to hold community crime watch meeting

The Kyle Police Department has scheduled a community crime watch meeting for Oct. 20 at Kyle City Hall.

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

Kyle council cuts cadet pay proposal in first pass at civil service rules

Kyle City Councilmembers flinched on learning that cadets could walk away after receiving six months of pay and police certification from the city, so they modified the pay proposal for cadets while giving preliminary approval to a...

Saturday, August 2nd, 2008

City of Kyle Blog: KPD to launch community crime watch initiative

Kyle Police Chief Michael Blake is opening a dialogue with the city's residents in a series of monthly meetings to begin on Aug. 18.

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

Kyle names Blake police chief

Befitting a career in numerous civic settings, Michael Blake will start as Kyle's new police chief in about a month.