Chief David Brown
The bond has been lowered for the man accused of shooting an eight-year-old boy in the face.
It’s been one week since surveillance video of a police shooting first came to light. The recording shows Dallas Police Department Officer Cardan Spencer shooting a mentally ill man. Now, after a swift investigation, Dallas Police Chief David Brown took action.
Bond has been lowered for the man accused of shooting a Dallas 8-year-old boy in the face.
An eight-year-old boy who was shot in the face outside of his Northeast Dallas apartment complex last month is due to get out of the hospital this week, and police are hoping he can tell them what happened in the moments before the shooting.
The Dallas Police Department cleared Alan Mason as a person of interest in the Fair Park serial rapist case Thursday.
Flanked by the detectives who worked the case, Dallas Police Chief David Brown spoke about the arrest of Van Dralan Dixson accused of being the city’s most notorious serial rapist in recent history.
Alan Mason feels he was used by the Dallas Police Department.
When looking at the numbers, compared to the same time last year, the murder rate in Dallas is up more than 50-percent. But Dallas police say the numbers are skewed, because last February saw record low homicide numbers.
Police in Dallas are investigating a third sexual assault in same neighborhood in a little more than three weeks.
The number of detectives investigating violent crimes in Dallas has been slashed by 46 percent since 2010.
The man who police believe shot a Dallas police officer on Tuesday is out of the hospital. Suspected gunman Jason Yarborough is being interviewed by investigators and will be taken to the Lew Sterrett Justice Center afterward.
Across North Texas and the nation tonight, neighbors will gather to take a stand against crime. Locally, in one Dallas neighborhood that includes convincing residents that police are not the enemy.