Property crime

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Crime Rates Drop As Population Grows In Plano

Plano has been named the “Best Run City in America” by the investment website “24-7 Wall Street.” The site looked at the city’s unemployment rate, education level and dramatically dropping crime rate, which is at its lowest level since 2000.

CBS 11–01/16/2013

A pile of damaged goods left behind in a parking lot. (credit: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images)

Police: Holiday Shoppers Provide Cover For Shoplifting Pros

The holidays always bring Christmas shoppers to malls, but the season also brings people looking for a ‘5-finger discount.’ It’s not that there’s necessarily more retail crime going on, but crowded stores provide thieves with cover.

CBSDFW.COM–12/04/2012

The seal of the FBI hangs at the bureau's headquaters. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

FBI Stats Show Crime Down In Texas, Nation

The number of violent and property crimes reported to police fell significantly in Texas and the nation last year, according to annual figures released by the FBI on Monday.

10/29/2012

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Nothing To ‘Love’ About Plano Graffiti Markings

Some residents in Plano are feeling no love for whoever is spray-painting hearts throughout one neighborhood. Someone’s spreading the universal sign of affection on the brick walls that protect neighborhoods along Hedgecoxe and McDermott Roads.

04/30/2012

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.

12/07/2011

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.

09/01/2011