Brady’s newest police officer hit the streets last week learning the ins and outs of the Heart of Texas. Officer Shane West is Brady’s newest police officer and he began his tour of duty with the local department last week. Engaged to Stacy Key of Menard, the couple are considering the purchase of a home in Brady where they will reside. A native of Eldorado, West is a graduate of Sul Ross University where he received a bachelor of science in agricultural business. He is also a graduate of the Concho Valley Council of Governments law enforcement academy. In law enforcement since June of 2000, West comes to Brady from the Kendall County sheriff’s office.