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Chief Calls Body Cams “The Future Of Policing”

A rough police takedown is caught on camera. But what you don’t see in the video is what happened just seconds earlier. CBS 11 News went to Celina to see how another set of eyes can clear a cloud of police mistrust.

CBSDFW.COM–08/28/2014

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Atty: Cowboys’ Brent Wasn’t Drunk When He Crashed

Opening arguments and graphic police dash-cam video marked the first day of testimony in the intoxication manslaughter trial of former Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent. After months of speculation a jury finally saw video of the crash that took Jerry Brown’s life.

CBS 11–01/13/2014

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Police Unions Take Opposite Sides In Officer Involved Shooting

The decision by Dallas Police Chief David Brown to fire an officer involved in a shooting last month is dividing factions in the department.

KRLD–01/10/2014

Texas DPS Facing Claims Of Another Illegal Roadside Cavity Search

Just last week DPS settled a lawsuit with two women from Irving who filed a lawsuit over a roadside cavity search. Now DPS is under fire again, this time for a roadside cavity search in Brazoria County, south of Houston.

CBSDFW.COM–07/04/2013

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DPS Reaches Settlement In Roadside Cavity Search Lawsuit

The Texas Department of Public Safety has settled a lawsuit with two women from Irving who filed a lawsuit claiming they were humiliated and the victims of an illegal “cavity search”, during a traffic stop last July.

CBSDFW.COM–06/26/2013

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Stakes High For Texas State Trooper Charged With Sexual Assault After Roadside Cavity Search

Experts say the stakes couldn’t be higher for the female state trooper who conducted this roadside cavity search of two North Texas women captured on dashcam video.

CBS 11–03/25/2013

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Possible Termination For Trooper In Body Cavity Search

A female trooper with the Texas Department of Public Safety may soon lose her job after conducting the body cavity searches of two women on the side of the road in Irving.

CBSDFW.COM–01/30/2013

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Irving Women Claim Assault, Humiliation After Roadside Cavity Search

Two Irving women are suing state troopers and the head of their department in federal court, alleging they were subjected to an illegal and humiliating “roadside body cavity search” during a traffic stop.

12/18/2012

Darren Porter, the man charged with, among other things, stealing a White Settlement police squad car, is taken into custody. (credit: White Settlement Police Dept.)

North Texas Police Find & Arrest Accused Squad Car Thief

For nearly a week one North Texas police department had been searching for the criminal suspect who managed to steal a squad car, while handcuffed. Today White Settlement police located and arrested suspect Darren Douglas Porter.

CBSDFW.COM–12/12/2012

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Police Defend Physical Removal Of 77-Year-Old Driver

Police in Keene are commenting today about an incident involving a sergeant making a traffic stop and the physical removal of a 77-year-old woman from her vehicle.

CBSDFW.COM–09/13/2012

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Dallas Officer Fired, Arrested Over Dashcam Video

A Dallas police officer was arrested and stripped of his badge after allegedly beating a suspect on camera.

02/23/2011

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

Cops Say Dashcam Panel Unnecessarily Policing Officers

Some Dallas Police officers are upset about department plans to routinely monitor patrol car cameras.

02/21/2011