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Police And Residents Alike Tout DPD’s Crime Reduction Program

The Dallas Police Department’s Mandatory Crime Reduction Program targets specific high-crime areas –– and police and residents alike are praising its effects.


David Brown

Dallas Police Chief Touts 8th Straight Year Of Decline In Crime

Crime inside the city of Dallas has dropped for the eighth consecutive year, completing a nearly 40 percent decline since 2003, according to a memorandum that will be presented Monday to city leaders.


Dallas Police officer who shoved a protester has been placed on restrictive duty.

Officer Suspended For Role In Occupy Dallas Scuffle

A Dallas police officer caught on camera pushing an Occupy Dallas protestor during an early November rally has been suspended.


The City of Dallas seal on displays outside a wall at Dallas City Hall. (credit: Matt Goodman/KTVT/KTXA)

Organized Theft Has City Of Dallas Taking Notice

Local retailers are fighting battles against organized theft. Police and prosecutors say sophisticated rings of thieves are stealing merchandise and food to sell at cut-rate prices online or at flea markets.


Hundreds of protesters march on the Dallas Federal Reserve for the "Occupy Dallas" protest Thursday morning. Photo credit: J.Burkett for CBSDFW.com

DPD Officer Who Shoved Protester Now On Restrictive Duty, Investigation Ordered

Police Chief David Brown has placed an officer on restrictive duty after internal investigators found a YouTube video showing the off-duty officer shoving an Occupy Dallas protester off a planter while working a security shift.


David Brown

DPD Community Policing Plan Not Getting Communal Support

A new plan for the Dallas Police Department puts more officers on the streets. But now, some officers are saying the plan puts them at a greater risk, and could cause crime victims to wait longer for justice.


(L-R) Brian Cardinal #35, Finals MVP Dirk Nowitzki #41, Jason Kidd #2, Jason Terry #31 and Shawn Marion #0 of the Dallas Mavericks celebrate with the Larry O'Brien trophy after they won 105-95 against the Miami Heat in Game Six of the 2011 NBA Finals at American Airlines Arena on June 12, 2011 in Miami, Florida. (credit: Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Safety & Parking Are Top Concerns For Mavs Parade

Dallas officials say they are trying to ensure that the 250,000 jubilant Mavs fans expected in downtown for the team’s victory parade are safe.


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Caraway Leads Council Meeting, Personal Litigation Lingers In Shadows

Interim Dallas Mayor Dwaine Caraway chaired his first regular City Council meeting Wednesday, but personal legal issues were not far from his mind.



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.


David Brown

Dallas Crime Rate Drops For Seventh Straight Year

One day after the department announced crime in the city dropped for the seventh consecutive year, Police Chief David Brown voiced the importance of neighborhood involvement in continuing the historic trend during a LULAC-hosted breakfast Saturday.


David Brown

DPD Chief To Hold Town Hall Meetings Over Shooting Deaths

Dallas Police Chief David Brown has agreed to attend a pair of “town hall” meetings to discuss two police shootings. In both cases, officers opened fire on suspects who turned out to be un-armed.


David Brown

DPD Chief To Award Man Who Discovered Tippit

Dallas Police Chief David Brown next week will honor the man who discovered the body of slain police officer J.D. Tippit and reported it just 45 minutes after President John F. Kennedy was assassinated.