The current lip-sync challenge reportedly began in Texas with Alexander Mena, a deputy in the Bexar County, Sheriff's Office. His department posted a video of Mena singing "Fuiste Mala" by the Kumbia Kings on June 19. The video, which was released to improved community relations with officers and aid recruiting efforts, went viral.
July 10, 2018
"We have nights, weekends and holidays — not attractive to millennials who want all days off and to be the chief in six months,” Chief Hall said. “We recognize that is a challenge." More Here.
December 12, 2017
The video, which features Wookie Chewbaca on patrol and training with Fort Worth officers has more than 1.5 million views on Facebook. More Here.
December 1, 2017
U. Renee Hall, Deputy Chief Detroit Police, will be the new Dallas Chief of Police. She will be the first female police chief in the city's history and will start on Sept. 5. More Here.
July 19, 2017
“The city manager is new, he may not have been aware of some of the difficulties we’ve had in the past and his rhetoric. We are not too happy about this,” said the secretary-treasurer of the Dallas Police Association, James Parnell. More Here.
July 13, 2017
"I'm angry at the police haters," McManus said. "I'm sick of the police haters. We protect them. We defend them, and they give us the big 'F-you.' And I'm sick of it."
July 3, 2017
Three internal candidates are among the eight finalists for Dallas police chief announced Wednesday. More Here.
June 22, 2017
The Dallas police officers murdered in the deadly 2016 downtown ambush will be honored at next week's Police Memorial Day ceremony, but one of the city's largest police organizations on Tuesday told the mayor he's not welcome. More Here.
May 10, 2017
After gunfire, a brief chase, and negotiations by police radio, the police chief in Normangee, TX, has been arrested. He is charged with evading arrest and deadly conduct. More Here.
March 23, 2017
In the video posted Friday morning, a Fort Worth PD firearms instructor tries to teach a storm trooper from the "Star Wars" movies how to shoot. The storm troopers are notoriously bad shots. More Here.
December 5, 2016
A suspect is dead and two police officers were injured Friday night while answering a 911 call about a suicide in Fort Worth. More Here.
September 17, 2016
The Austin (TX) Police Department says Detective Jason Chiappardi posted inappropriate comments on his alias Facebook page about the shooting of naked unarmed teen David Joseph. The department gave him a three-day suspension without pay. More Here.
August 24, 2016
It was a brief appeal in a news conference earlier this week: "We're hiring," said Dallas Police Chief David Brown. "Get off that protest line, and put in an application." More Here.
July 14, 2016
Brown’s son, who was also named David and was 27-years-old at the time, struggled with mental health issues and was high on PCP at the time of the June 20, 2010 shootings. More Here.
July 11, 2016
A Texas police chief vacationing in New York City intervened in a fight between an alleged thief and a store security officer on the street, and helped arrest the suspect, the NYPD said. More Here.
May 2, 2016