Garland Police Department

  • News

    December 5, 2013

    Clint Peterson Was Killed by Police While Running Away

    Why did a Duncanville police officer shoot Clint Peterson? Don't bother asking the cops.

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2012

    Garland Police Shoot Dog in Raid That Nets One Ounce of Weed

    Daniel Hall's dog, Boyd, was 10 years, two months, and 24 days old on July 9 but still spry. They'd played fetch together the day before. But that day, according to Hall, the golden retriever/rottweiler mix was lounging on the floor while Hall, his girlfriend and a friend sat on the couch watching T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2011

    Garland Police: Aqib Talib Decision Coming This Week

    Aqib Talib​In the wake of yesterday's news that former Richardson Berkner star and current Tampa Bay Buccaneers' stud cornerback Aqib Talib is a "person of interest" in a shooting in Garland last week, a couple of things have been cleared up but many more questions remain. Questio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2011

    BREAKING NEWS: Arrest Warrants Issued for Okolo and Aqib Talib

    ​This just in, stemming from this, and this. From the Garland Police Department: Garland investigators have obtained warrants for Aqib Talib and Okolo Talib in connection with a disturbance police responded to on March 21 in the 900 block of Green Pond Drive. On Monday, March 21, just before 7:30 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2011

    BREAKING NEWS: Former Richardson Berkner High School Star and Standout NFL Cornerback Aqib Talib Involved in Garland Shooting

    Aqib Talib​And you thought Dez Bryant getting booted from the mall was trouble? After a March 21 altercation involving his sister, his mother, his sister's boyfriend, two guns and at least five shots fired, former local high school football star and Tampa Bay Buccaneers' cornerback  ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2010

    When Local Government Officials Admit to Breaking the Law: The Latest from U.S. Attorney

    ​Moments ago, the U.S. Attorney's Office sent word in two back-to-back e-mails that two former government employees -- one, an agent in the Dallas FBI office; the other, a city of Garland risk management adjuster -- have copped to breaking the law. Let's begin with the FBI agent.Her name is Ann Co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2009

    Lawsuit Alleges Garland Police Officer Responded to Suicide Call By Shooting Teen

    Jose and Alicia Elizondo, the parents of a Garland teen who died on March 19 from gunshot wounds suffered after a Garland police officer responded to a 911 call for a suicide attempt, have filed a civil rights and wrongful death suit in Dallas County District Court. The 15-page lawsuit against the C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2008

    Like an Episode of Dragnet

    It's not one of your more dramatic, studio-pitch press releases from the U.S. Attorney's Office; it's no Freddy Lee Foots armored-car narrative, that's for sure. Still, I did think today's missive from The Man -- concerning a big Ecstasy bust involving 13 folks from Dallas, Plano, Euless, Arlington, ... More >>

  • News

    September 27, 2007

    A Devil's Deal in Dallas Court

    A terrible crime plus skaky evidence tempts prosecutors to play a secret game of "let's make a deal"

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2006

    He Didn't Shoot the Sheriff

    Sheriff Lupe Valdez says she's no friend of the man arrested for threatening to kill her. Well, yeah. We have a few more bizarre details about Norman Russell, the Dallas man arrested last week for threatening to kill Sheriff Lupe Valdez. Turns out the 53-year-old, who Garland police say later threa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2006
  • News

    May 26, 2005


    Frank Rodriguez faces a lifetime on Texas sex offender registry for having sex with a 16-year-oldwho is now his wife. Hes not alone.

  • News

    October 14, 2004

    Getting Their Kicks

    Plus: The Father Returns

  • News

    October 22, 1998

    Death Merchant

    In 1979, Walter Waldhauser Jr. arranged the murder of a Houston family. Today, he has a new name and a new business in Dallas,but he still profits when people die.

  • News

    September 18, 1997

    Never cry wolf

    Police dispatcher Tamara Hughes claims she's the victim of a mysterious masked attacker. Why won't her former colleagues at Garland Police believe her?