Some Familiar Faces Among New Dallas Police Department RecruitsAmong hundreds of applicants looking to become Dallas police officers this year are a few familiar faces.
Dallas Police Department Welcomes Its Largest Academy Class Ever82 fresh faces walked into the classroom early Wednesday morning.
In Midst Of Officer Shortage, Dallas Police Department Welcomes Largest Recruiting Class In 28 YearsEighty percent of the 65 recruits come from Texas. A little less than half of them have a military background.
Legislation To Pay Off Student Loan Debt For Texas Law Enforcement Gaining SteamThe Dallas Police Association came up with the idea and got local legislators on board.
New Plan Could Boost Number of Dallas Police RecruitsHundreds of officers have left the department during the past several years and the agency hasn't been able to keep pace with hiring new officers.
Dallas Police Department Already Losing Some New RecruitsAfter nine months in the Dallas Police Academy, 34 recruits graduated on Friday. While all of them will be hitting the streets soon, some just might not be doing it in the city of Dallas.
Dallas Police Officer Salaries Again At Center Of DebateDallas police officers salaries are once again at the center of debate. Dallas Police Chief David Brown will be talking with the City Council later today about the issue.
An "Unprecedented Surge" In Dallas Police ApplicationsDays after five police officers were shot and killed, DPD Chief David Brown encouraged demonstrators to "put an application in." Today the department confirmed hoards of people are responding to the call.
Want-To-Be DPD Recruits Will Have To Be PatientThe deadly police ambush last week and subsequent funerals this week has forced DPD to postpone some recruiting.
Added Officers Will Put Mesquite Police Above "Authorized Strength"Four of the recruits are women, which is the most ever for the department.