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Former North Texas Police Officer Sent To Prison For Fatal Wreck

A former North Texas police officer has been sentenced to eight years in prison after being convicted of causing a 2011 patrol car wreck that left two cousins and an unborn child dead.

01/20/2015

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Glenn Heights Police Officer Struck By Car

A Glenn Heights police officer was struck by a car and injured Wednesday evening.

CBSDFW.COM–01/07/2015

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Plano Police Department Hiring New Officers At Top Dollar

You wouldn’t know it by looking at her, but Stephanie Benjamin moved from New York and gave up a television news career to become a Plano police officer.

CBSDFW.COM–01/06/2015

Burleson Officers Shot During Bank Robbery (Credit Billy Sexton, CBS 11)

Burleson Police Detectives Shot By Suspected Bank Robber

Two Burleson police officers are recovering after being shot by an alleged bank robber.

CBSDFW.COM–12/19/2014

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Police Officer Inspired To Become Positive Role Model In The Dallas Community

Inspired as a child by a Fort Worth police officer, Ivan Gomez decided he also wanted to make a positive difference in his community and address the lack of Hispanic police officers.

11/24/2014

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Cyber Attackers Target Cleburne After Police Officer Kills Dog

Someone is targeting the city’s computer systems and city officials think the cyber attacks are linked to the recent killing of a family pet by one of the city’s police officers.

10/29/2014

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School Cop Accused Of Demanding To Smell Woman’s Socks

A Texas school district police officer has been charged with misdemeanor official oppression after he was accused of demanding to smell the socks and underwear of a woman he had stopped.

10/27/2014

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Family Speaks Out After Police Officer Shoots, Kills Pet

A North Texas family is speaking out after a Cleburne police officer shots and kills their dog.

10/21/2014

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Police Officer Says Advanced Degree Is ‘Major Ingredient For Success’ In Dallas

Dallas Police Officer Charles Vaughn discusses the importance of community outreach, volunteering and higher education.

09/08/2014

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Lawyers: Rape Case Sign Of Texas Court’s Shift

A Texas court recently changed course, accepting the appeal, of a Fort Worth police officer convicted of rape, under the same argument it denied a decade ago: that a witness potentially lying was enough for a new trial.

08/13/2014

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Fundraiser For Frisco Police Officer Suffering From H1N1

Medical bills and other expenses continue to mount for a Frisco police officer who is recovering from a severe case of H1N1. Now, a police charity is raising money to help the nine-year veteran.

KRLD–03/06/2014

Burglary suspect Adrian Jimmerson was captured after witnesses chasing him grabbed his leg and pulled his pants off. Inside the pants pocket was his state of Texas and school ID. (credit: Dallas Police Dept.)

Dallas Burglary Suspect Arrested After Leaving Wallet

Authorities say a teenager who burglarized a Dallas police officer’s apartment, taking his service weapon and ammunition, was apprehended after he lost his wallet fleeing from the crime scene.

CBSDFW.COM–02/18/2014

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