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Dallas Police

Some DPD Officers Say Unfair Discipline, Stress Partly Behind Slower Response

The head of the Dallas Police Association tells CBS 11 News that mentally beaten down officers are among the reasons for longer waits when it comes to responding to 911 calls.

08/24/2015

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70 DPD Officers Honored For ‘Extraordinary’ Response To Attack

Seventy Dallas officers received Police Commendation awards Thursday for their response to the June 13th attack on police headquarters.

07/02/2015

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New DPD Policy Will Allow More Officer Stun Gun Use

The Dallas Police Department plans to allow its officers to use stun guns more often and the decision has solid support from the Dallas Police Association.

CBS 11–04/20/2015

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Records Reveal Dallas Police Officers With Checkered Work History

Records show that about 160 officers in Dallas, one of the country’s largest police departments, remain on the job despite being punished for a variety of offenses, some serious such as theft, excessive force and lying.

04/20/2015

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Dallas Police Ride DART Train With Commuters For New Initiative

Members of the Dallas PD rode public transit for the first “Darting With The Chief On The Beat.”

CBS 11–03/20/2015

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Family Sues Dallas PD For Wrongful Death

A family sues the police officer they believe responsible for their loved ones death.

CBS 11–11/13/2014

Fountain Place in Downtown Dallas (Credit: AP Graphics Bank)

“Big D Climb” Has Participants Racing 52 Flights Of Stairs

North Texas’ biggest stair climb gets underway Saturday morning with Dallas’ police chief taking part. Those participating in “The Big D Climb” will ‘race’ up 52 flights of stairs… that’s exactly 1,040 steps.

CBSDFW.COM–01/24/2014

DPD Police Chief David Brown (credit: CBS 11 News)

Police Chief Accused Of Violating Social Media Policy With Foul Language

Some officers are accusing Dallas Police Chief David Brown of violating the department’s social media policy. The Chief has apologized on Twitter for posting foul language.

CBS 11–01/08/2014

Photo of a Dallas Police Department squad car. (credit: Dallas Police Department)

Activist Group Calls For Feds To Investigate DPD Shootings

A new activist group made up of critics of Dallas Police shootings wants changes in DPD’s shooting policies involving civilians.

CBS 11–12/12/2013

Brian Cloninger (credit: Dallas Police Department)

Bond Lowered For Accused Child Shooter

The bond has been lowered for the man accused of shooting an eight-year-old boy in the face.

10/28/2013

DPD Shooting surveillance

Fired Dallas Police Officer Was Minutes Away From Arrest

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.

CBSDFW.COM–10/24/2013

Brian Cloninger (credit: Dallas Police Department)

Bond Reduced For Accused Child Shooter

Bond has been lowered for the man accused of shooting a Dallas 8-year-old boy in the face.

CBS 11–10/11/2013

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