Author Archives: Manny

Stopping human trafficking will require greater communication among agencies and communities Human trafficking is the barbaric practice of profiting in people, a form of slavery we assumed had been assigned to the ash heap of history. Sadly, today nearly 25 million people around the world are victims of trafficking. Make … Continue reading

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2019 Listening Tour

In line with Chief Hall’s vision of advancing 21st Century Policing efforts, the Dallas Police Department Office of Community Affairs is kicking off 2019 with a new community engagement initiative: “Listening Tours.” These Listening Tours will be held four times … Continue reading

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Shrinking Dallas Police Department on pace to miss hiring goals again The Dallas Police Department is once again on pace to lose more officers than it can hire for the fiscal year. In the first three months of the fiscal year, which began Oct. 1, the department lost 98 officers … Continue reading

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DID YOU KNOW 02/08/2019 The recidivism rates in the US are indeed very high (search on Daniel Horowitz writing on this). 68% of all release state prisoners are arrested within 3 year, 79% within 6 years and 83% in 9 … Continue reading

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Social Security Number scams continues

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) once again sounded the alarm in mid-December about the latest Social Security Number (SSN) scam that continues to affect thousands of Americans. The FTC noted that the threat to individuals or groups pretending to be from … Continue reading

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Law enforcement agencies look to invest in pursuit management technology Bambi Majumdar Recent headlines related to police chases gone awry or near-misses are disturbing. But they also explain why law enforcement officials are looking at advanced police pursuit technologies. They want to do their jobs better and without any … Continue reading

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Report: Suicide leading cause of death for first responders Candy Rodriguez CEDAR PARK, Texas (KXAN) — First responders face danger every day, but one report shows police and other emergency workers face an alarming challenge. The Ruderman Family Foundation report shows first responders are more likely to die by suicide than in the … Continue reading

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