The Dumas Police Department said Friday on Social media that Officer Iram Avila, a dedicated officer, was diagnosed with cancer and is currently taking treatment. Milton Pax, Chad Henry, Moore County County Judge Rowdy Rhoades, and Carl Watson presented Officer Avila with a monetary donation.

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The Dumas Police Department said “we would like to thank the Dumas Lions Club, Calvary Baptist Church, United Supermarket, Happy State Bank, City of Dumas (All Employees), and the Dumas Chamber of Commerce for their support for Officer Iram Avila. He was very humbled and thankful for the support from his PD family and the community!”

A fund has been setup at Happy State Bank to help Officer Avila with medical expenses. Anyone wishing to donate can contact Happy State Bank.

Pictured left to right: Milton Pax, Officer Avila, Carl Watson, Chad Henry, Judge Rowdy Rhoades. Photo Source: Dumas Police Department