Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall Seeks To Reassure Public After Gov. Abbott Ripped City Council For Reducing Overtime BudgetAfter the meeting, a variety of council members held a news conference to defend their vote to cut the department's overtime budget by $7 million, about 25%.
Dallas Ending Scooter Program Due To Safety ConcernsThe city said in a news release Monday, complaints included allegations that companies and riders were not adhering to the dockless vehicle ordinance and it posed a public safety issue.
Dallas Mayor, Council Members Propose Amendments To Dallas Police Department BudgetThe Mayor's proposed reductions would amount to more than $6.5 million in savings.
Dallas Police Release 'Critical Self-Analysis' Of Handling Of George Floyd ProtestsA report by the Dallas Police Department, released Friday night, takes a critical look back at its response to protests that were prompted by the killing of George Floyd.
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 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.
Houston Area Chemical Plant Accused Of Releasing Toxic Pollutants During Harvey: 'They Left Hazardous Chemical Deliberately Unprotected'Arkema Inc., a subsidiary of a French chemical manufacturer, and three of its senior employees are on trial over charges accusing them of releasing toxic pollutants and injuring two sheriff’s deputies.
Some Dallas Dogs On 'Dangerous List' After Neighbor Disputes; Attorney Claims 'The Dog Is The Victim'Several of the animals that appear on the dangerous dog registry never hurt anyone, according to their owners, who claim their cases boiled down to "he said, she said" arguments.
Final Preparations For Safe, Secure 2019 State Fair Of TexasA couple million visitors are expected during the fair's 24-day run at Fair Park.
New Dallas Mayor, Council Cement Public Safety As Their Top PriorityAt a specially called meeting Monday morning, Dallas’ new Mayor and the City Council cemented public safety as their top priority.
Dallas City Manager TC Broadnax Warns New Mayor Eric Johnson, Council About Budget Challenges AheadThe good news for Dallas city leaders is that their next budget won't be impacted by the state property tax reform law.
North Texas Leaders Concerned About Public Safety Cuts If Legislature's Proposed Property Tax Cap PassesNorth Texas police chiefs are joining the mayor of Dallas in sounding the alarm on the impact a proposed property tax cap would have on public safety.
Dam Road Closed At Joe Pool Lake Until Next MayLake staff identified shallow embankment slides while conducting routine surveillance of the structure.
DPD Chief To Discuss "Strategic Priorities" At Public Safety MeetingDallas police Chief Renee Hall will address several of the department's key strategies and priorities for the year, during a public safety committee meeting this morning.
Dallas Police Look To Ease Concerns After Austin Package BombingsDallas Police said there have been no threats about package explosions or any sort of bombings in the area.