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Dallas PD Reportedly Mulls Takeover of Popular ENP Program

By Candy Evans / July 15, 2019 / 2 Comments

More than 80 neighborhoods across Dallas pay for off-duty police patrols in a bid to keep their respective crime rates down. As proposed changes to that system have been leaked and the rumor mill activated, 80 neighborhoods are now feeling some angst about the fate of the popular — and effective — program. ENP is short […]

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Dallas Crime Is Bad — One Cop Says It Could Get Better

By Candy Evans / June 6, 2019 / 8 Comments
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If you’ve been on social media at all, you have probably come across one of Nick Novello’s comments or posts about the Dallas Police Department. A veteran officer, he’s kind of known for not holding his metaphorical tongue when it comes to hot takes on policing. Yeah, you’ve probably heard of Nick Novello. An officer […]

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Porch Pirate To Be Charged With Theft, DA Says

By Bethany Erickson / January 24, 2018 / 0 Comments

Your boxes of dog poop are a little safer today — the Dallas County District Attorney’s office said the alleged Lakewood (and parts surrounding Lakewood) Porch Pirate has turned herself in to authorities and will be charged with theft. A statement released by the DA today said that Kelli Renee Russell, 33, will be charged with […]

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Reflecting on the Dallas Police Ambush While Outside of Dallas

By Candy Evans / July 12, 2016 / 0 Comments

I left Dallas last Thursday morning, a beautiful, hot, sunny day, to land in Reno, Nevada for a long weekend of R&R with my family. My son lives in Silicon Valley and Lake Tahoe is about a four-hour drive for them. We arrived before noon, the western fam arrived at about 5 due to a […]

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Is Your House a Target for Holiday Crime?

By Bethany Erickson / December 11, 2015 / 1 Comment

Noelle Dixon is already down a couple of gifts thanks to package thieves that hit her Lakewood-area home last night and absconded with a shirt for her and a shirt for her daughter. Last year, thieves hit several locations, including homes in Midway Hollow, where two thieves were caught after they tried to pawn the […]

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Crime Report: Dallas Police Provide Air Support But Miss Nabbing Burglars in Highland Park

By Zachary Dickens / August 13, 2014 / 0 Comments

We’re hopeful that someday, somehow, the Dallas Police Department will figure out a way to once again share their incident reports with the public. Until then, we bring you this story of a Highland Park crime that briefly involved officers from Dallas. At 5 a.m. on Aug. 5, an alarm sounded from an apartment above […]

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