'It's A Big Deal' Says Dallas City Council Member On New Data Showing Violent Crime Falling In CityMurders, robberies, and aggravated assaults have all fallen compared to this time last year.
Arlington Police Extending Push To Deal With Violent Crime SpikeIn response to a 12% increase in violent crime, police said Monday, July 19, Operation Connect had resulted in 380 arrests.
At Least 31 People Shot Over Holiday Weekend In Dallas And Fort Worth“We are seeing way too much gun violence across the nation. We are seeing it here in Fort Worth, we are seeing it in the metroplex” said Fort Worth Police Chief Neil Noakes.
Dallas Nonprofit Looks To Deter Criminal Activity Through Neighborhood MixersUrban Specialists, which works to eliminate violence in urban culture, has launched a new initiative, "Peace, Prosperity and Possibilities."
Community Groups Want To Help Reduce Violent Crime In Dallas“I think the president is spot on,” Antong Lucky with Urban Specialists said. “We have to stop politicizing when we have one-year-olds being murdered all across this country.”
New Police Initiative #FortWorthSafe Sets Out To Fight Increase In Violent Crime#FortWorthSafe is a crime reduction initiative focused on violent crimes such as homicide, robbery, shootings and aggravated assault.
Sources: U.S. Army To Put Civilian In Charge Of Criminal InvestigationsResponding to criticism that the unit is understaffed, overwhelmed and filled with inexperienced investigators, the U.S. Army plans to put a civilian in charge of the command that conducts criminal investigations.
Dallas Police Chief Eddie Garcia Shares Plan To Cut Violent Crime: 'This Is Intelligence-Based, Laser-Focused Policing'Hotspot policing is an idea the city has heard before, but Chief Garcia said there’s a key difference in his plan. He wants to narrow the focus down to areas smaller than a football field.
Denton Police Seize 156 Firearms From Suspected Criminals In Last 7 MonthsIn addition to seizing the firearms, police said, "It is also believed that several other illegal activities were disrupted due to the efforts of the gun violence task force."
Congress Frustrated With Army Over Response To Crime At Fort HoodLawmakers expressed frustration Tuesday with how slowly improvements are being made to criminal investigations at Fort Hood, Texas, where rates of violent crime and sexual assaults are particularly high.
Ex-Boyfriend Of James Faith's Wife Arrested For Shooting And Killing Faith During Walk In Dallas YearDallas Police said their investigation revealed James Faith's wife, Jennifer, and suspect Darrin Lopez exchanged more than 14,000 calls and texts between Sept. 30 and Oct. 30 last year.
Dallas' New Top Cop, Eddie Garcia, Has Determined Clear Set Of Goals To AchieveEdgardo "Eddie" Garcia led the San Jose, California police department for the last four years, but while talking with CBS 11 News he made it clear that he has some very specific plans for policing Dallas.
Kewon Dontrell White Arrested For Murder Of Dallas Rapper Mo3White was arrested and taken into federal custody for prohibited person in possession of a firearm. He is also facing a murder charge.
'We Don't Need Occupying Forces Here': Dallas Activists Criticize Return Of State Troopers To Combat Crime"Writing tickets in West Texas speed traps is not the same as policing neighborhoods in South Dallas and Oak Cliff," added John Fullinwider of Mothers Against Police Brutality.
Dallas Police Targeting 7 Zip Codes To Try To Stop Gun ViolenceDallas Police appear to have new plan to address violent crime. CBS 11 has learned it involves sending more officers to the most violent neighborhoods.