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Dallas Police cruiser (credit: CBS 11 News)

DPD Chief Wants Less Officers, More Tech

The crime rate in Dallas has decreased over the last 10 years. Because of this, Chief David Brown is asking for funding for less police officers and more police technology.

05/27/2014

Dallas Police Department (image via KTVT)

Dallas Cop Indicted For Shooting Mentally Ill Man

An indictment accuses a Dallas police officer of aggravated assault by a public servant, the second time in two weeks that city officers have been formally charged for shootings.

05/05/2014

Dallas Police Department (image via KTVT)

DPD Releases Dashcam Video Of Officer Involved Shooting

One day after Dallas Police Chief David O. Brown announced changes to the department’s use of force policy, complaints are pouring in.

CBS 11–01/14/2014

Photo of a Dallas Police Department squad car. (credit: Dallas Police Department)

Dallas Police Plan Changes To Use Of Force Policy

DPD 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.

CBS 11–01/13/2014

A police officer displays his badge. (credit: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Police Unions Take Opposite Sides In Officer Involved Shooting

The decision by Dallas Police Chief David Brown to fire an officer involved in a shooting last month is dividing factions in the department.

KRLD–01/10/2014

A beer sits on a bar top on August 8, 2007 in London, England. (credit: Cate Gillon/Getty Images)

Houston Police Adopt DD Cab Program From Dallas

The Houston Police Officer’s Union has adopted a cab program aimed at curbing drunk driving among police officers. The program was inspired by a similar program in place in Dallas.

01/24/2013

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Dallas Police Officers Moved Into 911 Center

Twenty-five newly promoted Dallas Police officers are moving off the streets and into the city’s 911 call center.

CBS 11–10/02/2012