'We Are Bolstering Support For Law Enforcement': Gov. Greg Abbott Signs Multiple 'Back The Blue' Bills Into LawThe Governor made preventing cities from defunding the police an emergency item this session.
Texas Senate Unanimously Passes Bill Aimed At Keeping Bad Officers From Moving To Other Police DepartmentsUnder SB 24, police chiefs, sheriffs, and others in law enforcement who hire police officers must go through a set of steps to check the backgrounds into those who are applying for jobs.
After 50 Years In Law Enforcement, Richardson Police Chief Jim Spivey RetiringChief Spivey began his career with the City of Richardson in 1995 when he was hired as a Captain and was appointed Richardson Chief of Police in August 2009.
Texas Gov. Abbott Says He Wants To 'Reform A Broken Bail System' During Legislative SessionTexas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday hosted a roundtable discussion with law enforcement and public safety advocates about upcoming legislative priorities, such as bail reform.
Officers Capture 1 Of 2 Texas Fugitives After Georgia Deputy ShotLaw officers have apprehended one of two Texas fugitives wanted after a Georgia deputy was shot during a traffic stop, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said Tuesday.
Gov. Greg Abbott Calls For TEA Investigation, Wants Wylie ISD Teacher Fired Over Assignment Comparing Police To KKKGovernor Greg Abbott is asking the Texas Education Agency to investigate and take action against a Wylie ISD junior high teacher who assigned a controversial lesson to students.
Political Cartoon Comparing Police To Slave Owners And KKK Removed From Wylie ISD School AssignmentThe assignment involved political cartoons that compared law enforcement to slave owners and the KKK, showing different images of men with their knee on the neck of a black man.
North Texas FBI Crime Blotter For July 20-26Here's the latest weekly roundup of criminals caught, charged and sentenced by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the country's principal federal law enforcement agency.
Sen. John Cornyn Meets With Dallas Leaders President Trump Didn’t Invite To Police Reform Roundtable: 'I Think We Need To Hear From Everybody'Senator Cornyn is a member of a Congressional task force charged with addressing racial injustice and police reform.
Hackers Interfere With Police Radio Communications During Black Lives Matter ProtestsAuthorities are investigating interference with radio communications and websites or networks used by police and other officials during protests.
Dallas City Council Memo Says Some Law Enforcement Duties Could Be Better Addressed By Community InvestmentTen members of the Dallas City Council have signed a memo calling on the city to re-imagine public safety.
Looking For Work? Multiple North Texas Law Enforcement Agencies Hiring, And Not Just Police OfficersIn addition to officers, the Plano Police Department is looking for call takers and dispatchers, civilian public safety officers and detention officers.
Man Arrested For Allegedly Posing As Denton Police OfficerA family member of a Denton Police reserve officer was arrested for allegedly pretending to be an officer himself.
DPD: Hiring Outpaced Attrition In Past YearFor the first time in years, the Dallas Police Department gained more officers than it lost.
New Technology Developed In North Texas To Help Police Bust Drivers High On MarijuanaThe device developed at UT Dallas works similar to a breathalyzer, but uses a person’s saliva.