Dallas County Sheriff’s Office

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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

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One Dead, Squad Car Hit In Messy Overnight Crash

One man was killed and a Dallas County Sheriff’s Deputy squad car was hit after a messy overnight crash around 1:40 a.m. Sunday on eastbound I-30 near Dolphin Road.

03/09/2014

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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Local Residents Glad Serial Rape Suspect Back In Custody

People who live in the Fair Park area are glad to learn the prime suspect in a serial rape case is back in Dallas police custody.

CBS 11–09/19/2013

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Wrong-Way Crash Kills Four People In South Dallas

Four people died early Saturday after a wrong-way crash in South Dallas.

08/03/2013

Mugshot of Francisco Lopez. (credit: Dallas County Sheriff’s Dept.)

Father Arrested For Going To Bar & Leaving Kids In Hot Car

A North Texas father is behind bars today after police arrested him for leaving his children inside a hot vehicle while he went inside a bar for a drink.

CBSDFW.COM–06/24/2013

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Stolen Truck High-Speed Chase Weaves Across North Texas

Frightening moments for some people traveling in Dallas and Mesquite Wednesday morning, as a man driving a stolen flatbed truck led Dallas County Sheriff’s Deputies on a high speed chase.

CBSDFW.COM–05/08/2013

Graphic of police crime scene tape over gun cross-hairs and the outline of a body. (credit: AP Photo)

Woman Killed In I-20 Motorcycle Crash

A woman was killed Sunday when the motorcycle she was riding was hit from behind along I-20 in southwest Dallas County.

04/29/2013

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

Dallas Sheriff's Department's Sergeant Kenneth D. Riggins was killed in an off-duty car accident near Quinlan on December 3, 2012. (credit: Dallas Co. Sheriff's Dept.)

Dallas County Sheriff’s Deputy Killed In Crash

A Dallas County Sheriff’s Department deputy died Monday night after a crash in Hunt County in which a 15-year-old family member was at the wheel.

12/04/2012

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Police Chase Ends In Arlington Neighborhood

A quiet neighborhood in Arlington was buzzing after a police chase concluded there early Wednesday morning.

09/26/2012