Deadly force

New DPD Website Posts Officer Involved Shooting InformationPolice are taking steps to be more transparent about the use of deadly force in Dallas.
Dallas Police Plan Changes To Use Of Force PolicyDPD Police Chief David O. Brown is prepared to roll out significant changes regarding the department's use of force policy as early as April of this year.
Fertilizer Plant Cited For 2006 Permit ViolationThe Texas fertilizer plant where an explosion injured more than 100 people and killed an unknown number of others was cited for failing to obtain or to qualify for a permit in 2006.
Tensions Remain High Following Dallas Officer-Involved ShootingResidents of the Dixon Circle neighborhood in Dallas remain on edge the day after a Dallas Police officer shot a man he was chasing.
Texplainer: When Can Texans Use Deadly Force in Self-Defense? As the story of Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old who was fatally shot by a neighborhood watch captain in Florida, continues to attract national attention, Florida’s "Stand Your Ground" law and similar laws in states that followed its lead have come under scrutiny.