TAYLOR, Texas – Taylor Police Sergeant Anthony Morehouse has recently been recognized in an awards ceremony for his outstanding service to victims of crime. Taylor Chief of Police Henry Fluck presented Sergeant Morehouse with an award from Hope Alliance on Thursday, October 1st recognizing his work in Taylor. The award was presented at a ceremony at the Taylor Police Department, highlighting Sergeant Morehouse’s assistance with victims of crime in Taylor. Mentioned during the ceremony was Sergeant Morehouse's assistance with a juvenile female victim earlier this year. His patience and understanding with the victim was noted as being key to earning her trust in reporting the crime. Sergeant Morehouse was also commended for his handling of an incident in which a homeless child in town was assisted. Sergeant Morehouse led efforts to take up a collection from other officers to purchase the child a new bicycle and school supplies and was instrumental in finding the child a residence to live in with family members.
Taylor Police Department Victim Services Coordinator Priscilla Moreno stated that Sergeant Morehouse has worked closely with her in providing services to victims of violent crime, as well as assisting her with victims during volatile situations in Taylor households. According to Taylor Police Chief Henry Fluck, “Sergeant Morehouse has distinguished himself by continued excellent work with the most vulnerable members of the community. His efforts are a reflection of his dedication to helping those who need it most." Pictured here with Sergeant Morehouse is Chief of Police Henry Fluck, and Hope Alliance Chief Executive Officer Dr. Richard Brown.