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Dallas Police Explain Why and How They Can Seize Money From People

Last month, Dallas police took $100,000 from a woman at Love Field. She has still not been charged with a crime. This week, police finally talked about it.
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Business

AT&T Exec Vana Hammond Parham’s Time on the Dallas Police Force

“When you’re a police officer, you’re pushed in ways you’ve never been pushed,” says the assistant VP and senior legal counsel.
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Crime

Dallas Police Steal* $100,000 from Woman at Love Field

Texas law allows law enforcement to seize property without providing evidence of wrongdoing. That needs to change.
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Police

Leaked Dallas PD Helicopter Surveillance Footage Raises Privacy Concerns

As local law enforcement agencies embrace drone technology, it’s getting easier and easier for the police to keep an eye on you.
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Police

The Former Mesquite Cop Behind the Power of the Dallas Police Union

The New York Times writes about Ron DeLord, the ‘architect’ of the strategy that has created the nation’s powerful police unions

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Police

Eddie Garcia, Dallas’ New Police Chief, Is NOT Humbled

Welcome to Dallas, Chief Garcia. You should be proud. Or honored.
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Local Government

Dallas Hires San Jose’s Eddie Garcia as New Police Chief

Garcia becomes the first Latino to lead the ninth largest police force in the country.
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Local Government

What Did We Learn This Week About the Dallas Police Chief Candidates?

Most of the candidates spoke about improved community engagement and police reform. Now the decision rests with the city manager.
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Police

How Transparent Is the Dallas Police Chief Search?

The mayor has problems with how the city manager is handling the search for Dallas next top cop. But are they justified?
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Complete Streets

Street Racing in Dallas Nearly Doubled During the Pandemic

Despite making more than 1,000 arrests, the Dallas Police Department struggles to fight back nationwide surge in dangerous driving incidents.