Leaders Asking For Public Input On Selection Of New Dallas Police ChiefAs the search for Dallas’ new police chief gets underway, city leaders are inviting members of the community to be a part of the process.
City Of Dallas Honors Botham Jean On His Birthday, Encourages Citizens To #BeLikeBoThe City of Dallas honors the memory of Botham Jean -- a man shot and killed in his own home by a then police officer who has since been convicted of murder. Mayor Eric Johnson has declared today #BeLikeBo Day.
Dallas Police To Get Approximately $7M More Next Year Despite Cut In OvertimeThe city will spend about $7 million more on police in the next year fiscal year that begins October 1, totaling around $561 million.
City Council Votes To Cut Dallas Police Overtime, While Increasing Overall Department FundingThe Dallas City Council voted 11-4 Wednesday night to cut $7 million from the police overtime budget, while increasing overall funding for the department.
GOP Demonstrates At Dallas City Hall Day Before Council Potentially Cuts Police OT BudgetAbout 40 area Republican party leaders and members held a "defend the police" demonstration in front of Dallas City Hall.
Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall Seeks To Reassure Public After Gov. Abbott Ripped City Council For Reducing Overtime BudgetAfter the meeting, a variety of council members held a news conference to defend their vote to cut the department's overtime budget by $7 million, about 25%.
Southeast Dallas Health Hazard 'Shingle Mountain' To Be Removed, But City Doesn't Say WhenThe City of Dallas has requested bids from contractors to remove the mess that began growing more than two years ago.
Governor Greg Abbott Blasts Dallas City Council For Defunding Dallas Police DepartmentOn Wednesday, a majority of council members voted to cut $7 million from DPD's overtime budget.
Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall Resigns Effective At End Of The Year, Cites 'Series Of Unimaginable Events'She had been criticized most recently for her handling of the George Floyd protests in downtown Dallas earlier this summer.
Dallas City Council Preliminarily Approves Cutting Police Overtime Budget, Increase Police TrainingIn the straw or unofficial vote, a majority of council members, 11-3, approved reducing the Dallas Police Department's overtime budget by $7 million.
Rental Assistance Effort Targets Southern Dallas During Coronavirus PandemicThe community health services group, Abounding Prosperity, has been selected to offer COVID-19 relief dollars for rental assistance.