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Posted on: October 17, 2011

[ARCHIVED] Kerrville Police Department Detective Retires

Detective James “Sonny” Levensailor, a 26 year police veteran, has retired from the Kerrville Police Department. Det. Levensailor began his career with the Kerrville Police Department on May 6, 1985, as a Patrol Officer assigned to the Field Operations Division.

Det. Levensailor continued to serve in numerous capacities within the department including the Warrants and Evidence offices. He promoted to Detective within the Criminal Investigation Unit under the Support Services Division, where he remained for nearly 11 years.

Det. Levensailor was awarded numerous commendations by the Department and Citizens of the Community, some of which are as follows: 25 yrs Service Award, Safe Driver, Perfect Attendance and was awarded for his Marksmanship. He also holds a Master Peace Officer certification.

A retirement ceremony was held for Det. Levensailor on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at the Kerrville Police Department.

On behalf of State Representative Harvey Hilderbran, Pat Focazio, District Office Manager, presented Detective Levensailor with a Certificate of Appreciation and a State Flag which was flown at the State Capitol for his service to the citizens of the State of Texas.

Det. Levensailor was presented a plaque by Kerrville City Manager Todd Parton for his dedicated service to the City Of Kerrville.

Chief John M. Young, Jr., presented Detective Levensailor with a shadow box containing his badge, department patches, and commendation award bars. Chief Young said that Levensailor’s dedication and commitment to community service and law enforcement is evident and will never be forgotten.

Det. Levensailor spoke about his career and the many friends he has made while at the police department.

Command staff, colleagues, and friends attended the reception to congratulate Detective Levensailor on his retirement and wish him well in his future endeavors.

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