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Decatur County Sheriff's Office heads to Texas for Ike

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By Christian Jennings - bio | email

September 16, 2008

BAINBRIDGE, GA (WALB) - Four officers from the Decatur County Sheriff's Office packed their bags and headed to Texas Monday. Hurricane Ike swept through the area last week. Now crews from all over are on their way to help.  Decatur County teamed up with FEMA during Hurricane Katrina, and now their doing it again.

"Four of our officers have volunteered to head out, and they are headed to Webster, Texas right now which is between Galveston, one of the hardest hit areas, and Houston," says Capt. Gale Bowyer Decatur County Sheriff's Office.

Captain Bowyer is one of the four men now on standby. He says their packed and ready to go as soon as they get the call.  They are going to work with security operations and could be gone for ten days or more, depending on the need. Feedback