The Silsbee Police Department congratulates Erica Owens after her swearing in as Silsbee’s newest police officer on Friday, Nov. 17.
A native Texan, Owens is a graduate of Parkway Christian School in Spring, Tex., and the East Texas Police Academy in Kilgore, Tex. in June.
Owens worked a reserve police officer for the Onalaska Police Department, in Polk County, Tex.
She is married and has one child. Her husband currently works for the Kountze Police Department.
Owens is pictured being sworn in by Assistant Chief Shawn Blackwell and officially started work on Nov. 20.
Blackwell and the other officers say “welcome to the Silsbee Police Department family, and we look forward to having you onboard.”