A Dallas man rushed to aid an officer involved in a violent struggle with a resistive subject—while other bystanders stood aside and captured video of the incident on their mobile phones. Steve Mabry was driving past the unidentified officer and the subject—identified as 30-year-old Tetus Powell—as the man was trying to take the officer's TASER.
November 20, 2018
The "Community Safety Education Act" requires all high school students in Texas to watch an educational video—entitled "Flashing Lights"—to teach them how to safely interact with a police officer during traffic stops. The goal of Senate Bill 30—passed by the 85th Texas Legislature—is to define the behavior and expectations of citizens and law enforcement during traffic stop interactions.
October 16, 2018
An officer with the Houston (TX) Police Department is either incredibly lucky, or incredibly good. Surveillance camera footage shows the officer shooting at an armed man at a gas station on Saturday night—the gun then flies from the suspect's hand.
October 4, 2018
The Texas Department of Public Safety posted a video to YouTube that had been taken from a helicopter surveilling Mark Conditt, the man suspected of a series of bombings that killed two people and injured five others around Austin. More Here.
September 13, 2018
A woman who allegedly led police in Texas on a high-speed crashed into another vehicle and—carrying a baby in a car safety seat—allegedly attempted to carjack another vehicle. Video of the entire incident was captured by a pursuing police helicopter. More here.
September 4, 2018
According to CBS-TV in Dallas, nine of the 167 individuals who have graduated from the Dallas Police Academy within the last year are no longer with the department.
September 2, 2018
Officers Trae Cierzan and Justin Henry of the Fort Worth Police Department answered a call of a possible suicidal person on a very high highway bridge, and the entire incident was captured in dramatic video.
August 28, 2018
A Dallas police officer working on a funeral escort was struck and killed by a suspected drunk driver on Saturday morning. More Here.
July 21, 2018
Murphy (TX) police rescued a baby from a suspected bank robber who allegedly tried to use the child as a human shield when officers attempted to arrest her. More here.
July 19, 2018
A 40-year-old father of three, Calderon took his own life after a battle with depression. “He was so sad, I mean it was obvious,” said his widow ShaRonda Calderon. The couple had been married since 2012 and together since 2001. More Here.
July 13, 2018
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
A Texas woman was arrested after leading police on a high-speed chase that ended when one of the pursuing officers used the PIT maneuver. More here.
June 28, 2018
Jade’s father is a Texas DPS trooper, so a video has gone viral of troopers dancing with their daughters. The video is of an event held on May 20 to raise awareness of the cancer.
June 13, 2018
After the Department of Public Safety published the full nearly 2-hour body-cam video of the incident, Sherita Dixon-Cole's attorney, Lee Merritt, apologized online and said that the trooper in question had been "falsely accused." More Here.
May 23, 2018
"Heroes" inside Santa Fe High School last week cornered the mass shooter within four minutes, keeping him contained until additional officers arrived to evacuate teachers and students, the Galveston County, TX, Sheriff said. More Here.
May 22, 2018