During protests over the in-custody death of George Floyd in May, officers in Austin (TX) have used bicycles to block people in the crowd from getting onto roadways, and now the bike shop that had the contract to supply and service those bicycles has cancelled its contract with the department.
August 7, 2020
An officer with the El Paso (TX) Police Department was injured Tuesday morning in a crash as he was attempting to perform a traffic stop.
May 12, 2020
A man was charged with two counts of aggravated assault on a police officer after he allegedly shot at two helicopters responding to the deadly crash of a Houston Police Department helicopter.
May 12, 2020
An officer with the Fort Worth (TX) Police Department was injured when his motorcycle collided with an SUV on Thursday.
May 1, 2020
"Officer Robey deployed his K-9 partner Stryker to conduct a free air sniff of the tractor trailer and K-9 Stryker alerted to the presence of narcotics," the Lewisville PD reports.
March 3, 2020
A K-9 with the Lubbock (TX) Police Department injured in the line of duty in August 2019 will be honored by the Lubbock Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2466 later this week.
February 19, 2020
Border Patrol K-9 Bulder was shot and killed while trying to detain a suspect in El Paso, TX.
December 18, 2019
Voters overwhelmingly approved a constitutional amendment that allows dogs, horses or other law enforcement animals to be adopted at no cost by their handlers or other “qualified” caretakers.
November 6, 2019
"As they get older and more and more used to the families that they're around, these dogs, they're like a pet, and they love their handlers and their families," said Skinner, who is also the chairman of the legislative committee for the Sheriffs' Association of Texas. "So why not give them the ability if they're qualified to be a caretaker for their dog?"
November 1, 2019
The Galveston (TX) Police Department released body camera footage of an arrest that sparked some outrage in August.
October 3, 2019
A motor officer with the Austin (TX) Police Department was struck and transported to a nearby hospital with a fractured hip.
September 3, 2019
A Lubbock Police Department K-9 and a 14-year-old gunman suffered non-life-threatening gunshot wounds during an early morning gunfight following a vehicle and foot police pursuit on Tuesday.
August 22, 2019
A motor officer with the Houston Police Department was struck and injured by a pickup truck on Saturday night, leaving the officer with non-life-threatening injuries.
August 19, 2019
A deputy with the Harris County Sheriff's Office shot and killed a carjacking suspect who was reportedly pistol-whipping a responding K-9.
July 30, 2019
K-9 Marcel of the Katy (TX) Police Department died Tuesday morning after an extended battle with cancer.
July 5, 2019