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DISD Starts Academy To Train Its Police Officers

As part of the Dallas ISD’s push to increase security in schools, the district is now training its own police officers.

CBS 11–03/05/2013

Passengers wait at a TSA airport security checkpoint. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

TSA To Allow Small Knives, Bats, Clubs On Planes

Airline passengers will be able to carry small knives, souvenir baseball bats, golf clubs and other sports equipment onto planes beginning next month under a policy change announced Tuesday by the head of the Transportation Security Administration.

03/05/2013

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DISD Approves School Security Upgrades

Upgrades would include an intercom, eight-camera surveillance system, employee card readers and peepholes in every one of it’s 1,400 portable buildings.

CBS 11–02/28/2013

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Recent Mass Shootings Prompt Weapons Check At Sci-Fi Convention

The Comic Con Sci-fi Expo is coming to North Texas this weekend. But for any Sci-fi fans planning on going, be prepared to check your light saber at the door.

02/08/2013

A large crowd reaches up for beads as a Zulu parade float rolls down Canal Street in News Orleans.(credit: Cheryl Gerber/Getty Images)

New Orleans’ Challenge: Policing 2 Huge Parties

The FBI says no credible threats of terrorist activity have been reported as New Orleans prepares for Sunday’s Super Bowl.

01/30/2013

Security Officer – Whelan Security

Job Title: Security Officer
Company: Whelan Security
City: Dallas/Fort Worth
Additional contact information: (214) 630-1001

01/28/2013

A crossing guard helps parents and children through an intersection. (credit: Monika Graff/Getty Images)

North Texas School Security Being Evaluated

North Texas parents and students may see more police officers near school campuses following last Friday’s mass shooting inside an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.

CBS 11–12/17/2012

A couple embrace as they take a photograph of themselves. (credit: Daniel Sorabji/AFP/Getty Images)

Software Can Warn Parents If Kids Are Sexting

New software can identify human skin and body parts, which can be installed on social media sites and mobile phones to immediately let parents know if kids are sexting.

CBS 11–11/15/2012

A student walks in front of Dallas Hall on the Southern Methodist University (SMU) campus. (credit: Getty Images/Brian Harkin)

5th Sexual Assault Reported At SMU, Task Force Meets

After several reported sexual assaults on and near SMU’s campus, a task force of students, law enforcement and experts are meeting to discuss university response to such crimes.

CBS 11–10/11/2012

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DART Increases Security & Riders Say They Can Feel It

With the State Fair of Texas opening on September 28, and DART ridership sure to increase as a result, CBS 11 News took a look at security on the transit line.

09/27/2012

Travelers waiting to go through customs at DFW Airport (CBS 11 News)

Little-Known Programs Help Travelers Avoid Long Airport Lines

Most travelers we spoke with did not realize is that there are actually ways you can glide right in and go right through.

08/16/2012

The Google logo is seen at the Google headquarters in Mountain View, California. (credit: KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Tracks iPhone Users Without Consent

Some members of Congress are calling for an investigation of Google, after word came out the company has been tracking iPhone users.

02/20/2012

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