A man wanted for not paying child support was shot and killed Thursday night by a Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office constable in Fort Worth.
Dozens remembered Jessica Aguilar at a candlelight vigil Tuesday night in Rockwall.
Texas lawmakers will likely see a bill in the next legislative session allowing some military veterans to skip most police academy training en route to becoming a sworn police officer.
A funeral will be held Saturday at Texas A&M University for a law officer gunned down nearby while serving an eviction notice.
A federal judge has blocked Dallas County’s plan to save money by laying off a number of deputy constables.
The Dallas County Sheriff’s Department will investigate a Deputy Constable accused of failing to help stop a father who police say killed his two children.
The fallout and finger pointing continues after mother of two boys, later found murdered, flagged down a Dallas County Constable for help after their father took them by force, but the officer declined to chase the suspect.
Dallas County Commissioners are now looking into the role of constables after a deputy refuses to follow the man who had kidnapped and later drowned two of his children on Monday.
A Dallas County Deputy Constable shot and injured a 17-year-old suspect who lunged toward him with a knife Tuesday night, a spokesman said.
Bucking a trend among other Dallas County Constables, Precinct Five’s Beth Villarreal says accusations against two unnamed deputies are “inconclusive.”
Two of the 35 deputies implicated in a Dallas County fraud scandal were fired Wednesday, and more terminations are expected to come later in the week.
At a county meeting Tuesday, Commissioners John Wiley Price and Clay Jenkins said they’re upset that some of the deputy constables accused after a fraud investigation last week were placed on desk duty rather than suspended.