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(credit: White Settlement Police Department)

Burglary Suspect Arrested, Escapes In Police Car

White Settlement Police are searching for a man who escaped in a police car after being arrested for burglary.

12/07/2012

CBSDFW photo by Jay Gormley

‘Move Over Or Slow Down’ Law Includes Tow Trucks

Nine years ago the state passed the Move Over/Slow Down law, for police cars, ambulances and fire trucks that are on the side of the road, with their lights flashing. But many drivers may not know that last September the law was expanded to include tow trucks.

06/19/2012

A Carrollton Police officer was wounded when he was T-Boned in an accident on March 14, 2012. (Credit: Andrea Lucia/KTVT)

Carrollton Resident Uses PD Radio To Help Injured Officer

When Carrollton resident Tim Bailey heard a loud impact, he darted to the scene –– and ended up helping save a wounded Carrollton Police officer.

03/15/2012

Carrollton Police Crash

Mystery Good Samaritan Helps Carrollton Officer In Broadside Wreck

A Carrollton police officer is recovering in Parkland Hospital after his squad car was hit broadside by another vehicle, a Lexus whose driver police have yet to identify.

03/14/2012

Interstate 35E and President George Bush Turnpike. (Credit: Google Maps)

Carrollton Officer Reflects On Near-Death Experience

A five-year veteran of the Carrollton Police Department, Officer Jeff Salle said helping those in need is what motivated him to join the force. Last weekend, it almost got him killed.

03/06/2012

Interstate 35E and President George Bush Turnpike. (Credit: Google Maps)

SUV Hits Parked Carrollton Police Cruiser

A passing Sport Utility Vehicle struck a police cruiser while the Carrollton officer was assisting a stranded motorist Saturday night, department spokesman Jon Stovall said.

03/04/2012

The 9900 block of Bruton Road, where a pedestrian was struck and killed by a Dallas Police squad car on Jan. 22, 2012. (Credit: Google Maps)

Dallas Woman’s Family Asks Why Squad Car’s Lights Weren’t On Before Accident

The family of a Dallas woman who was struck and killed by a police cruiser in the early-morning hours of Sunday are questioning why the officer did not have his lights and sirens activated.

01/22/2012

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Teenager Shot After Lunging At Deputy Constable With Knife

A Dallas County Deputy Constable shot and injured a 17-year-old suspect who lunged toward him with a knife Tuesday night, a spokesman said.

08/03/2011

Dallas County Constable

Two Dallas County Deputies Fired In Fraud Scandal

Two of the 35 deputies implicated in a Dallas County fraud scandal were fired Wednesday, and more terminations are expected to come later in the week.

06/01/2011

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Two DPD Officers To Go Before Grand Jury After Deadly Wreck

After an investigation, the deadly crash involving an officer who hit an SUV will go before a grand jury.

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