Cite-and-release’ is used in only a small portion of Dallas police’s marijuana possession cases

Written By Steve Brown
Since Dallas County’s “cite-and-release” program for marijuana possession launched in December, the Dallas Police Department says it has freed up officers’ resources to fight violent crime.

But it still needs time to ramp up across the department, officials said. Through the end of June, the department has applied cite-and-release in only 65 out of a total of 1,544 marijuana possession cases. Read more


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