DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Two Dallas Police officers lost their jobs Thursday.

Police Chief Renee Hall terminated Officers Christopher Hankins and Elvia Mercado for unrelated alleged crimes.

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Christopher Hankins (Image via Denton County Sheriff’s Office)

Hankins is accused of stealing $800 worth of groceries from a Denton County Walmart last December.

He was also arrested for two domestic violence incident just hours apart, also in December.

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Elvia Mercado mugshot (Dallas PD)

Mercado meantime, was arrested in Irving for driving under the influence back in February.

Both officers have the right to appeal their firings.


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