Howe PD Officer Now US Marshall

7-28-06 One of the Howe Police Department's finest is now a special deputy for the U.S. Marshals.

As his family and fellow officers looked on, Bob Douglas became the first officer from Howe to be sworn in.

U.S. Marshal John Moore from the east Texas district performed the ceremony. Douglas will now be able to assist in federal and local fugitive searches.

Douglas, who is a former deputy sheriff, has more than two decades of law enforcement experience in Grayson County.