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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Somervell County Sheriff's Department   ) File No.:
   EB-FIELDSCR-14-00014226  )   NOV No. V201432500017

   Owner of Antenna Structure No. 1246127  )

   Glen Rose, Texas )

                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: March 20, 2014

   By the District Director, Dallas Office, South Central Region, Enforcement

    1. This is a Notice of Violation (Notice) issued pursuant to Section 1.89
       of the Commission's rules (Rules)^ to Somervell County Sheriff's
       Department  , owner of antenna structure number 1246127, in Glen Rose,
       Texas. Pursuant to Section 1.89(a) of the Rules, issuance of this
       Notice does not preclude the Enforcement Bureau from further action if
       warranted, including issuing a Notice of Apparent Liability for
       Forfeiture for the violations noted herein.^

    2. On February 13, 2014, an agent of the Enforcement Bureau's Dallas
       Office inspected antenna structure number 1246127 located in Glen
       Rose, Texas, and observed the following violation:

        a. 47 C.F.R. S 17.4(g): "The Antenna Structure Registration Number
           must be displayed in a conspicuous place so that it is readily
           visible near the base of the antenna structure. Materials used to
           display the Antenna Structure Registration number must be
           weather-resistant and of sufficient size to be easily seen at the
           base antenna structure." At the time of inspection, the Antenna
           Structure Registration number was not posted at the base of the

    3. Pursuant to Section 403 of the Communications Act of 1934, as
       amended,^ and Section 1.89 of the Rules, we seek additional
       information concerning the violations and any remedial actions taken.
       Therefore, Somervell County Sheriff's Department   must submit a
       written statement concerning this matter within twenty (20) days of
       release of this Notice. The response (i) must fully explain each
       violation, including all relevant surrounding facts and circumstances,
       (ii) must contain a statement of the specific action(s) taken to
       correct each violation and preclude recurrence, and (iii) must include
       a time line for completion of any pending corrective action(s). The
       response must be complete in itself  and must not be abbreviated by
       reference to other communications or answers to other notices.^

    4. In accordance with Section 1.16 of the Rules, we direct Somervell
       County Sheriff's Department   to support their response to this Notice
       with a signed affidavit or declaration under penalty of perjury,
       verifying the truth and accuracy of the information therein,^ and
       confirming that all of the information requested by this Notice which
       is in their possession, custody, control, or knowledge has been
       produced. To knowingly and willfully make any false statement or
       conceal any material fact in reply to this Notice is punishable by
       fine or imprisonment under Title 18 of the U.S. Code.^

    5. All replies and documentation sent in response to this Notice should
       be marked with the File No. and NOV No. specified above, and mailed to
       the following address:

   Federal Communications Commission

   Dallas Office

   9330 LBJ Freeway, Suite 1170

   Dallas, Texas, 75243

    6. This Notice shall be sent Somervell County Sheriff's Department at the
       address of record.

    7. The Privacy Act of 1974^ requires that we advise you that the
       Commission will use all relevant material information before it,
       including any information disclosed in your reply, to determine what,
       if any, enforcement action is required to ensure compliance.


   James D. Wells

   District Director

   Dallas District Office

   South Central Region

   ^ 47 C.F.R. S 1.89.

   ^ 47 C.F.R. S 1.89(a).

   ^ 47 U.S.C. S 403.

   ^ 47 C.F.R. S 1.89(c).

   ^ Section 1.16 of the Rules provides that "[a]ny document to be filed with
   the Federal Communications Commission and which is required by any law,
   rule or other regulation of the United States to be supported, evidenced,
   established or proved by a written sworn declaration, verification,
   certificate, statement, oath or affidavit by the person making the same,
   may be supported, evidenced, established or proved by the unsworn
   declaration, certification, verification, or statement in writing of such
   person . . . . Such declaration shall be subscribed by the declarant as
   true under penalty of perjury, and dated, in substantially the following
   form . . . : `I declare (or certify, verify, or state) under penalty of
   perjury that the foregoing is true and correct. Executed on (date).
   (Signature)'." 47 C.F.R. S 1.16.

   ^ 18 U.S.C. S 1001 et seq. See also 47 C.F.R. S 1.17.

   ^ P.L. 93-579, 5 U.S.C. S 552a(e)(3).