Marlin honors fallen Police Chief

It has been one year since Marlin lost Police Chief Derrell Allen #201. Chief Allen died on November 10, 2015 after being shot, working security at a nightclub on November 1, 2015. The Police Department held a balloon release for Chief Allen, where family, friends, and those who worked under Chief came together to celebrate the life of Chief Allen. Chief Allen’s brother Kenneth Allen and twin sister Carol Allen both had memories to share with the community, Carol stated “Derrell always wanted to be a police officer”, it all started at home when they would play “Cops and Robbers” as children.


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