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Dallas County Sheriff’s Department

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Computer System DPD Passed On Working Great For Sheriff’s Deputies

It’s the tale of two law enforcement agencies – The City of Dallas vs. Dallas County. At issue is a records management system used inside patrol cars that give law enforcement agencies access to critical information or help them book criminals.

CBS 11–09/23/2014

(credit: Arlington Police)

Off-Duty Arlington Police Officer Involved In Deadly Shooting

An Arlington police officer is under investigation for a deadly shooting that happened while he was off duty.

06/23/2014

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Dallas County Sheriff’s Department Searching For Hero

The Dallas County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a mystery man who helped rescue a woman from a burning building.

06/18/2014

Tony Dickerson, charged with intoxication manslaughter.  (credit: DCSO)

Woman Doesn’t Blame Her Dad For Crash That Killed Her Son

“My dad is in jail and my son’s passed away. What else is there to say?”
Tiffany Dickerson summed up her nightmare. 
Her father, 52-year-old Tony Dickerson, is charged with intoxicated manslaughter, after a crash that killed her son.

CBS 11–12/16/2013

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HOV Violator Crackdown Catches Solo Drivers & Local Officers

“I got on and I couldn’t get off.” “They didn’t give us no choice!” Those are some of the excuses Dallas County Sheriff Deputies are hearing from drivers traveling solo in the high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes along Interstate-30 in Dallas.

CBS 11–10/16/2013

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Fellow Crime Watch Group Members “Betrayed” By Accused Rapist

An accused serial rapist is back in North Texas. Van Dralen Dixson is accused in four of nine rapes that happened in a south Dallas neighborhood – one that once trusted him to help fight crime.

CBSDFW.COM–09/19/2013

(credit: Dallas County Jail surveillance video)

Excessive Force Lawsuit Filed Against Former Dallas County Jail Detention Officer

Nearly two years after Rhonda Wells was injured at the Dallas County Jail, she has filed a lawsuit against the former detention officer who hurt her.

CBS 11–05/15/2013

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Dallas Officials Search For Car-Ramming Suspects

Dallas County officials are looking for two men accused of ramming an off-duty deputy’s car at an apartment complex over the weekend.

02/19/2013

A police official conducts a field sobriety test at a DUI traffic checkpoint on June 4, 2007. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

No Holiday Drunk Driving Fatalities In Dallas County

While it was a busy holiday season for the DUI enforcement unit of the Dallas County Sheriff’s Department, the most significant number reported may be zero. There were no drunk driving fatalities recorded in Dallas County during the holiday special enforcement period.

CBSDFW.COM–01/02/2013

Suspects Ruben Segoviano (L) and Gregory Ramos Guzman (R) Credit: Dallas County Sheriff's Department

Kidnapped Victim Discovered In Routine Traffic Stop

Deputies with the Dallas County Sheriff’s Department discovered a kidnapped man after pulling a vehicle over for speeding early Monday morning.

12/31/2012

A woman walks the white line during a field sobriety test. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

North Texas No Refusal Weekend Starts Friday Night

The beginning of the New Year’s holiday weekend in North Texas, also jumpstarts a crack down on drunk drivers.

CBS 11–12/28/2012

Two Dead In I-20 Crash

Two people died Friday after an overnight accident in Duncanville. It happened just after 1:30 on westbound Interstate 20 just west of Duncanville Road.

03/30/2012

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