White Settlement Police are searching for a man who escaped in a police car after being arrested for burglary.
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.
When Carrollton resident Tim Bailey heard a loud impact, he darted to the scene –– and ended up helping save a wounded Carrollton Police officer.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
After an investigation, the deadly crash involving an officer who hit an SUV will go before a grand jury.