Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Forms Anti-Hate Advisory Council In Response To Rise In Hate CrimesThe announcement comes after the FBI released a new report showing that nationwide, hate crimes hit at a 12-year high in 2020.
Dallas Mayor Speaks About His Request For Dallas PD Before City Manager To Unveil Next Year's Proposed City BudgetOn Saturday, August 7, Dallas City Manager T.C. Broadnax will unveil next year's proposed city budget, including his spending plan for the Dallas Police Department.
COVID-19 Vaccines To Be Offered At Dallas Mayor's Back To School Fair FridayThe vaccines will be available during the drive-thru portion of the event at Fair Park between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. and at the walk-up portion between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Wants City To Hire 275 More Police Officers Next YearIt's 125 more officers than the city's original plan for next year and is 70 more officers than the expected attrition.
'I Want To Get Back To Basics': Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Begins 2nd Half Of 1st TermMayor Johnson said he wants to improve the 911 call center, where there are 26 vacant positions and where it's taking more than twice as long as this time last year to have a 911 call answered.
Mayor Eric Johnson Proclaims March 26 'Stop Asian Hate Day' In Dallas: 'Hate Has No Place In Our City Or Our Country'"Dallas is a welcoming city, and Stop Asian Hate Day will help us mourn and renew our commitment to stopping poisonous hatred against our diverse communities."
Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Signs Order Requiring Face Coverings Inside City Government BuildingsThe mayor's new regulation takes effect at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, March 10, when the governor's statewide mask mandate expires.
Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Receives COVID-19 Vaccine, Hopes To Convince Skeptics To Get It"I’m envisioning... drive-thru vaccines," Mayor Johnson said. "We need to Chick-fil-A this thing we’ve got to get this vaccine as quickly to as many people as possible."
'Please Help Us,' Dallas Residents Fed Up With Growing Street Racing CrowdsStreet racing continues to challenge the City of Dallas, with meetups now drawing hundreds of people.
'We Don't Need Occupying Forces Here': Dallas Activists Criticize Return Of State Troopers To Combat Crime"Writing tickets in West Texas speed traps is not the same as policing neighborhoods in South Dallas and Oak Cliff," added John Fullinwider of Mothers Against Police Brutality.
'Stop Gathering': Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Urges Residents To Taper Thanksgiving Plans During Virus Surge“Take this virus seriously. This virus kills people and it does not care how noble the purpose is that you're gathering for," Mayor Johnson said.
'I'm Tired Of It, I'm Sick Of It': Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Fuming Over Violent Crime SpikeDallas Police Department statistics show between January 1 of this year through Tuesday, Nov. 17, there have been 220 homicides.
Dallas Mayor, County Judge Discourage Trick-Or-Treating, Urge Everyone To Have Fun At Home On HalloweenDallas Mayor Eric Johnson and County Judge Clay Jenkins are suggesting significant adjustments to traditional Halloween plans due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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 Mayor, Council Members Propose Amendments To Dallas Police Department BudgetThe Mayor's proposed reductions would amount to more than $6.5 million in savings.