Category Archives: DPD News

Officer Involved Shooting – Jackson Creek Drive

Feb 6 2019 Updated on February 7, 2019 at 4:50 p.m. Update on the Media Release posted on February 6, 2019 The suspect was identified as Austin Reed, W/M 26 years of age. He is currently at a local hospital … Continue reading

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The partnership that led to this arrest.

The partnership that led to this arrest. Thanks to the prompt DNA results provided by the SWIFS (Dallas County Crime Lab), DPD Public Information Office, community awareness, and rapid police response this case has led to arrest of a person … Continue reading

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A Monkey Wrench in “Chop Shop” Plans

On January 28, 2019, at about 6:15 p.m., Dallas police officers Rojas, #10928 and Romero, #11289, were patrolling the streets of Dallas when they were alerted to a stolen vehicle notification via the Lo-Jack system near the 3900 block of … Continue reading

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Feds’ illegal game room bust brings relief to northeast Dallas crime hot spot

dallasnews.com Until law enforcement busted up the illegal gambling joint at Abrams Road and Interstate 635 last month, nearby business owners say they didn’t know what was going on inside the tacky storefront, its windows shrouded from top to bottom … Continue reading

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Buyers Beware of Counterfeit Cash

dpdbeat.com With the holiday season upon us, the Dallas Police Department wanted members of the community to be aware of counterfeit money being used at meeting/exchange locations to purchase items.  On December 17, 2018, at about 6:58 P.M., Dallas police … Continue reading

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With council approval, police review board could get sharper teeth

wfaa.com   Author: Matt Howerton NEWS The City of Dallas is aiming to strengthen its Citizens Police Review Board, which examines alleged inappropriate police behavior within the Dallas Police Department. DALLAS — The City of Dallas is aiming to strengthen … Continue reading

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‘I don’t understand’: Return of Dallas police’s vice unit has City Council members perplexed

dallasnews.com City Council members on Monday learned one thing for sure: The Dallas Police Department’s beleaguered vice unit will soon be back in action after a year off the streets. But the rest of the details were a little murky … Continue reading

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