The Kyle Police Department announced the selection of its new emergency management coordinator, James Johnson, on June 10, according to a news release.

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Johnson has over three decades of public safety and emergency management experience, and previously served as the assistant vice president for campus safety at The University of Texas. He will be in charge of the development, implementation and supervision of the city's emergency plan, policies and programs, according to a news release.

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Johnson said he was "humbled" to serve Kyle residents as the new emergency management coordinator.

"Through a collaborative effort with city departments, businesses and the community, we will develop and deliver an unrivaled emergency management program, geared to be efficient and forward-leaning, with the primary focus on conveying superior service to our community during times of crisis," Johnson said in a news release.