Austin Bans Chokehold Use, Reallocates Some Funds For Public Health And Safety InitiativesAfter weeks of protests against police brutality and racial injustice, the Austin City Council and Mayor Steve Adler unanimously approved five items to reform the city's police department.
Dallas Looks To Crack Down On Everyone Involved In Street Racing, Including SpectatorsDallas Police have already made 352 arrests and given out 5,425 citations regarding street racing this year.
Dallas Police To Make Case For Tougher Street Racing Laws At Public Safety MeetingIn an effort to crack down on the growing problem of street racing in Dallas, police will make the case Monday afternoon to the city council for tougher laws.
Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall Defends Plan To Reduce Violent Crime Amid Continued Criticism By Mayor, CouncilDallas Police Chief Renee Hall found herself in the hot seat Monday at City Hall.
Dallas Police Look To Reduce Violent, Property Crime During HolidaysDPD said its officers will focus on reducing robberies, thefts and stolen vehicles in certain shopping areas and entertainment districts.
DPD Upbeat About Recruitment Efforts Even Though Slightly Behind Hiring GoalDPD needs new applicants if it wants to reach its goal this year to hire 250 officers.
Council Member Frustrated With Response To Warning Sirens HackWith the threat of severe weather many are wondering if the outdoor warning sirens in Dallas will be ready. After the system was hacked Friday night some city officials are pushing for answers and assurances that another meltdown won’t happen.
Emergency Sirens Back Online In Dallas Following System HackThe emergency siren system is back online in Dallas following a hack Friday that set off wailing sounds throughout the city, but one city official wants to make sure a security breach does not happen again.
Interim Dallas Police Chief Plans Crackdown On GangsMonday, the Dallas City Council Public Safety Committee received crime statistics for the beginning of the year.
Dallas Committee Considers Different Ways To Deal With PanhandlersAmong other things, during a meeting today the Public Safety Committee in Dallas will again try to address the problem of panhandling.
Dallas Police Suspect K2 Fueling Spike In Aggressive PanhandlingPolice believe that what has in the past been regarded as a ‘nuisance’ is now fast becoming a crisis.
Dallas Fire-Rescue Reveals Wildfire PlanThe Dallas Public Safety Committee heard from Dallas firefighters about its upgraded plan to battle wildfires near the city if needed.