On Friday afternoon, Lieutenant Regina Smith walked away from the Lucille Baller fiasco with a five-day suspension for bringing discredit to the Dallas Police Department. It seems a fair enough sentence for conduct that, while demonstrating hilariously bad judgment, did no real damage to anyone sav ... More >>
I've got a really tough day ahead...not looking forward to the decisions I will have to make on some officers careers— David O. Brown (@DPDChief) March 1, 2013 If you follow Dallas Police Chief David Brown on Twitter, you were greeted this morning with the ominous announcement above. We're s ... More >>
Last month, in one of the more bizarre stories to emerge from the Dallas Police Department in recent years, it came to light that the officer in charge burglary and theft detectives in the southwest and northwest patrol units, Lt. Regina Smith was moonlighting as a rapper using the handle -- and ass ... More >>
Buzz looks back on 2012 before the memories go where they belong: up in smoke.
The Morning News' Tanya Eiserer and WFAA's Rebecca Lopez teamed up last night for what has to be one of the more bizarre stories to emerge from the Dallas Police Department in recent years. Their reports revealed that Regina Smith, a DPD lieutenant in charge of burglary and theft detectives in the ... More >>
Photos by Leslie MinoraA bus depot employee tells one DPD officer that her block of Marsalis could use more police patrol.Over the weekend, media folk were invited to ride around in Dallas Police cars with officers of the Southwest Patrol Division in Oak Cliff to witness a summer crime-curbing ... More >>
Photos by Spike JohnsonAt DPD HQ today, a memorial for Senior Corporal Norm Smith included the presentation of a wreath to his wife, Lt. Regina Smith.Not half an hour after David Brown was sworn in as Dallas's newest police chief at 3 p.m. sharp today, a caravan of police officers on bicycles rol ... More >>
Say what you will about Russ Martin - and, believe me, I've said a lot - the guy deserves credit for keeping his Listeners Foundation up and running even though his gig at Live 105.3 got axed. In keeping with a promise he made upon establishing the foundation after 9/11, Martin today will hand deliv ... More >>
A short while ago, Dallas Police Chief David Kunkle concluded a press conference, carried in its entirety on KDFW-Channel 4, concerning the death of Senior Corporal Norman Smith, pictured at right. Smith was an 18-year veteran of the department -- his anniversary would have been tomorrow -- who was ... More >>
With their sequined dancers, cardboard characters, and savage beauty-shop banter, Shelly Garrett's comedy plays don't get any respect from critics. But black Dallas knows better.