Dallas Police Targeting 31 High Crime AreasThe 31 areas cover nearly 30 square miles or about 7 percent of the city.
Crime Rates Drop As Population Grows In PlanoPlano has been named the "Best Run City in America" by the investment website "24-7 Wall Street." The site looked at the city's unemployment rate, education level and dramatically dropping crime rate, which is at its lowest level since 2000.
Police: Holiday Shoppers Provide Cover For Shoplifting ProsThe holidays always bring Christmas shoppers to malls, but the season also brings people looking for a ‘5-finger discount.’ It’s not that there’s necessarily more retail crime going on, but crowded stores provide thieves with cover.
FBI Stats Show Crime Down In Texas, NationThe number of violent and property crimes reported to police fell significantly in Texas and the nation last year, according to annual figures released by the FBI on Monday.
Nothing To 'Love' About Plano Graffiti MarkingsSome residents in Plano are feeling no love for whoever is spray-painting hearts throughout one neighborhood. Someone's spreading the universal sign of affection on the brick walls that protect neighborhoods along Hedgecoxe and McDermott Roads.
Organized Theft Has City Of Dallas Taking Notice Local retailers are fighting battles against organized theft. Police and prosecutors say sophisticated rings of thieves are stealing merchandise and food to sell at cut-rate prices online or at flea markets.
DPD Community Policing Plan Not Getting Communal SupportA new plan for the Dallas Police Department puts more officers on the streets. But now, some officers are saying the plan puts them at a greater risk, and could cause crime victims to wait longer for justice.