North Texas Police Chiefs Respond To Critics Who Say Tear Gas Should Not Be Used During Pandemic Involving Respiratory IllnessACLU of Texas sent a letter to ten North Texas police chiefs asking them to make using tear gas a last resort.
Should Police Be Allowed To Shame Suspects On Facebook?Police departments are increasingly using Facebook to inform the community about what they're doing. But civil rights advocates say posting mugshots and written descriptions amounts to public shaming of people not yet convicted.
Police Begin Wider Body Camera Use After Long Test PeriodAfter years of testing in North Texas and across the country, many of the nation's big-city police forces are planning to expand their use of body cameras, but the number of officers with such gear will still be relatively small.
North Texas Police Departments Seeing Drop In ApplicantsThe Garland Police Department is expanding its force by 18 officers in the next two years -- as all long as it can find enough qualified applicants.
Texas Looks To Shine Light On Private Campus Police RecordsA violent arrest involving campus police at Rice University in Houston prompted a bill that would force private universities' police departments to release more information to the public.
I-Team: Texas Firm Tracking Your Car With License Plate CamerasChances are better than 50-50 that the Fort Worth firm Digital Recognition Network (DRN) at some point has taken a picture of your vehicle’s license plate. The odds increase to nearly 100-percent if you live in a major city.