Rowlett police want drug dealers to rat each other out in social media post

ROWLETT — You know what they say about snitches! The Rowlett Police Department wants the community, or rather certain members of the community, to do just that: tattle on a drug dealer! Rowlett PD’s getting a lot of attention on this post: Feel free to retweet and share to help us get the word out! pic.twitter.com/BaVB8PeBIZ — Rowlett PD (@Rowlett_PD) May 18, 2018 “We’ve had it up for one week and we’ve already had 50,000 views on Facebook and over […]

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Police chief home with family after bullet-proof vest saves his life

WARSAW, Mo. – The community of Warsaw, Missouri, is rallying behind its police chief after he was shot in the chest Friday. “I’ve got a pretty good bruise and a little bit of a wound, but it’s OK,” Jason Wenberg told WDAF. The chief is back home with his family after being shot by a 16-year-old suspect Friday morning. According to the Benton County Sheriff’s Department, the 16-year-old led officers on a high-speed pursuit Thursday night while driving a stolen car. At […]

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Wanted sex offender stabs K-9 multiple times after chase

CARMICHAEL, Calif. – A Sacramento Sheriff’s Deputy K-9 is recovering after being stabbed in the head multiple times following a pursuit. Jedi has been a cop for a year and a couple months. His teammates at the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department hope he will be a cop again soon. Jedi came out of emergency surgery Saturday night for stabs and cuts he took to his head and around his eye. “When you see your K-9 partner injured, I can attest […]

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Two U.S. citizens spoke Spanish at a gas station. Then a Border Patrol agent asked for their papers

HAVRE, Mont. – First a lawyer took issue with two women speaking Spanish in a New York City eatery. Now two US citizens in the Montana town of Havre have had the same experience—but this time the person with the issue was a Border Patrol agent. Ana Suda, 37, tells the Washington Post she and friend Mimi Hernandez, both Mexican-Americans, ran out to a gas station convenience store for milk and eggs just after midnight Wednesday and started conversing in Spanish while waiting to […]

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Dallas Police have a ‘quiet room’ dedicated for employees under stress

DALLAS — The panic and fright a person has when they call 911 can not only be nerve-racking for them, but also for the person on the other end of the line. It’s a part of a 911 dispatcher’s job to deal with high stress calls, but after the call is over, adrenaline and mental stress can really take a toll. So, the Dallas Police Department created a place they are calling the “quiet room.” It’s stocked with calming oils, lounge […]

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Arlington man walks out to guns drawn by police after “swatting” prank call

ARLINGTON– Imagine yourself in your home minding your business and a swat team shows up to your door and forces you outside with your hands up. Well that’s what happened to one Arlington man after a 911 call in April. Fawad Ameen and his sister were forced out of their home to guns drawn in their faces. “There were a lot of officers, we were just shocked. We didn’t know what was going on. We were confused,” Ameen said. “Obviously a […]

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Dallas Police Department host memorial to honor officers

DALLAS — Wednesday the Dallas Police Department marked the 2018 Police Memorial Day by paying their respects to those who have lost their lives in the line of duty. The event was packed and the mood was solemn as former and current officers along with their families and friends sat with heavy hearts watching the Dallas Police Choir. The ceremony included the “Roll Call of Honor,” a fly over by the Dallas Police helicopter, and a three volley salute. “It […]

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70 officers welcome son of fallen cop on his first day back at school

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – It’s been almost two weeks since Terre Haute officer Rob Pitts was shot and killed in the line of duty. The community has shown his family an outpouring of support, and it continued on Monday when Pitts’ 5-year-old son Dakota returned to school, WTHI reports. Dakota asked his mom if one of his dad’s friends could drive him to school in his dad’s police car for his first day back. When he arrived at his school […]

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White woman calls police on black man for grilling in a California park

OAKLAND, CA– In most cases, enjoying your life should never be a crime. However, barbecuing in an Oakland, California park might just get the police called on you! At least that’s what happened when one man fired up his grill on a sunny afternoon. In an attempt to shut down the party, a woman called the police because she said “it’s illegal to have a charcoal grill in the park here.” The area was indeed a grilling area, but it […]

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Black Navy Veteran claims white security guards attacked him at XTC Cabaret in Dallas

DALLAS — For a couple of friends, a normal night out at the XTC Cabaret in Dallas is turning into a full blown legal battle. 23-year old Jalen Bell, a black U.S. Navy Veteran, claims he and a friend were attacked and called the n-word by a group of white security guards at the strip club. “Next thing he knows, he was grabbed by the trachea, slammed to the ground, and they began choking him. Mr. Bell briefly lost consciousness […]

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