What has happened to the leadership in law enforcement? I hear this question from officers around the nation in a consistent fashion.
This is a theme that demands an answer. We cannot condemn all departments across the country as having inadequate leadership, but we can analyze ourselves and ascertain if we are doing everything we can to incorporate good leadership within our realm of responsibility.
To incorporate a culture, one must start at the bottom and work his way up. Continue reading
The National Crime Prevention Council delivers training and technical assistance tailored to meet the needs of agencies, communities, and others engaged in crime prevention. Crime trends and effective prevention strategies are constantly evolving and leaders must have the tools to meet new challenges. Through its Training and Technical Assistance Department, NCPC brings together national experts and master trainers to ensure that optimal public safety strategies and reliable data are available to audiences and leaders engaged in creating safer and more caring communities.
The Dallas Crime Watch Executive Board (CWEB) is asking for your help in making Dallas a safer city. Your participation will help thousands of residents through crime watch programs which will provide safer neighborhoods and significant positive public relations for business in the community. CWEB is asking you to become a business or individual sponsor of the Dallas CWEB. Continue reading
Are you interested in learning some helpful tips for planning your neighborhood’s National Night Out event to be celebrated this year on Wednesday, October 4th? Please join Neighborhood Vitality for our workshop on August 17th.
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The Crime Watch Executive Board congratulates Detroit Deputy Chief Renee Hall on her selection as the Dallas Police Department Chief of Police. The CWEB looks forward to a cooperative effort as the Dallas Police Department and the community crime watches join forces to control and reduce the crime rate in Dallas. If we are divided we can be conquered but unified we are strong and can make a difference. The CWEB is asking the community to join us in this fight.
DRONES are any unmanned aircraft or ship that is guided remotely.
The Dallas Police Department is proposing the use of drones to assist and improve public safety in Dallas.
- One police helicopter costs from 1 million to $3 million to acquire
- Then they are equipped with law enforcement gear that could cost
- The operation cost to fly a helicopter is $400-$600 an hour.
- Manned aircraft are large, complex machines requiring expert ground crews, multiple shifts of pilots and co-pilots, a storage hanger, and require runways or helipads.
- Helicopter upkeep and maintenance is not cheap.
- One helicopters for a city the size of Dallas is not enough.