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Terrell Bolton

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2009

    Third Time's Not a Charm for Fired Dallas Cop. Also: Bolton Won His Suit Against Dallas?

    Kimberly ThorpeDPD Chief David Kunkle testifying today at Fernando Perez's administrative reinstatement hearingThe hearing for once, twice, three-times-a-fired-Dallas cop Fernando Perez just wrapped -- and Administrative Law Judge Willie Crowder upheld the termination. And thus ends the tale of Fern ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2009

    Supremes Tell Terrell Bolton That His Case Against the City of Dallas Is No Good

    Dorit RabinovitchHe's trying to hold on to his job as top cop in DeKalb County, Georgia -- which isn't stopping Terrell Bolton from also pursuing his wrongful termination claim filed against the city of Dallas. But you know who is putting a stop to it? The Supreme Court of the United States, which t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2009

    For Terrell Bolton, It's Déjà Vu All Over Again

    Terrell Bolton's gone -- to DeKalb County, Georgia, where, for now, he's still police chief -- but he's definitely not forgotten. For that matter, he isn't really gone: Bolton's family still lives in Dallas, and here's where Dallas's ex-top cop spends all of his off time. Which is one reason why he' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2009

    Ex-DPD Chief Terrell Bolton Is Back in Dallas As DeKalb County CEO Restricts His Power

    Our old friend Terrell Bolton, who has since moved on to become police chief in DeKalb County, Georgia, is back in Dallas. He made the trip to visit his long-time physician after losing about 12 pounds in a two-week span, which led to his hospitalization Saturday followed by a diagnosis of diabetes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2008

    Ah, Terrell Bolton, Those Were Good Times. Good Times.

    WXIA-TV When Terrell Bolton got forced out as Chief of Police in Dallas, there was a certain amount of heart-bleeding among persons who saw his fate as somehow tragic. Maybe he was elevated too rapidly, they said. You know, like maybe he didn’t have enough oxygen in his head. And so on. I myse ... More >>

  • News

    August 30, 2007
  • Blogs

    January 2, 2007

    DeKalb County CEO Defends Choice of Bolton. Also Blames Dallas City Council.

    Last week, we mentioned how some folks in Atlanta -- like, oh, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution -- couldn't figure out how DeKalb County CEO Vernon Jones picked Terrell Bolton as the new chief of police, especially since a Jones-appointed committee didn't even recommend the ousted Dallas chief for t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2006

    Yeah, Just How Did Terrell Bolton Land That New Gig, Anyway?

    Terrell Bolton has a new job. Only, some folks in Georgia can't figure out just how he got it. The selection of Terrell Bolton as the new police chief of DeKalb County, Georgia, has some folks in Atlanta scratching their heads -- like, oh, Maureen Downey, a columnist for The Atlanta Journal-Constitu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2006

    Terrell Bolton Can't Lose

    From the all-you-need-to-know-department: "DeKalb County CEO Vernon Jones named Terrell Bolton as the county's new police chief Friday afternoon." Good. Luck. With. All. That. --Robert Wilonsky

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2006

    Bolton Gets a "Howdy, Y'All" in Atlanta Paper Today

    Terrell Bolton: the only guy up for the top cop gig in Georgia who's been fired. Terrell Bolton may have won the right to take his wrongful-termination suit against the city to the federal level, but he still doesn't know whether he'll fight City Hall in court as the next police chief of DeKalb Coun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2006

    Don't Call It a Comeback

    Back and better than ever: Terrell Bolton now gets to say he made a federal case of his firing. How awesome is that? Terrell Bolton's already gotten some $1.8 million from the city in retirement benefits. Yesterday, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said, Ya know, maybe we oughta to let one of t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2006

    Bolton's Back and Better Than Ever

    Well, lookie where Terrell Bolton has surfaced. Seems the former Dallas police chief's up for a gig in DeKalb County, Georgia; if nothing else, he's on the list of finalists for the top cop spot, reports The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. But this is probably not how you want to be described in the m ... More >>

  • News

    June 30, 2005

    Blame the Other Guys

    A former DPD assistant chief over narcotics says she was made a patsy by the city

  • News

    December 30, 2004

    Monkey Business

    Buzz picks a few nits with the year that was

  • News

    September 2, 2004

    Color Code

    Dallas Police Chief David Kunkle's honeymoon is about to end, if white, black and Latino officers have anything to say about it

  • News

    July 22, 2004

    Royal Police

    Kunkle must teach them to spell d-e-m-o-c-r-a-c-y

  • News

    February 5, 2004

    Incredible Scam!

    Sheriff Bowles, Terrell Bolton turn out to be same guy!

  • News

    January 1, 2004

    Sob Story

    Buzz sheds a tear for 2003

  • News

    October 2, 2003
  • News

    October 2, 2003

    Color Bind

    Who says the mayor is a racist? You'll be surprised by the answer.

  • Best of Dallas

    September 25, 2003

    Best Political Moment

    Police Chief Terrell Bolton's firing

  • News

    September 18, 2003

    Secret Sharer

    Bolton's dirty laundry--if he had any--stays in the hamper

  • News

    September 18, 2003
  • News

    September 18, 2003

    Live by the Sword...

    C'mon, Terrell. You remember the rest of it.

  • News

    September 11, 2003
  • News

    September 11, 2003

    No Cash, No Peace

    Bolton wants a hearing? Nah. He wants money.

  • News

    September 4, 2003

    Boo-effin'-hoo

    Cry us a river, Bolton

  • News

    September 4, 2003
  • News

    September 4, 2003

    PR Nightmare

    Terrell Bolton didn't get much help when dealing with the media

  • News

    September 4, 2003

    Ted's Excellent Adventure

    City manager fires chief, finds self in hell

  • News

    August 14, 2003
  • News

    August 7, 2003

    Protection Racket

    John Wiley Price has Bolton's back, and we all suffer for it

  • News

    March 20, 2003

    The DA Speaks

    Bill Hill opens up--a bit--about the fake-drug scandal and Dallas police problems

  • News

    March 13, 2003

    Ticket to Ride

    It's good news for bad people as low morale saps Dallas cops' will to work

  • News

    February 13, 2003

    Investigating the Investigation

    Bolton must have his terms confused

  • News

    February 13, 2003

    A Tale of Two Pities

    Hill felt sorry, Bolton felt nothing over fake drugs

  • News

    January 16, 2003

    Dallas' Chief Problem

    Nobody believes Terrell Bolton anymore--except his friends at Dallas City Hall

  • News

    May 2, 2002

    Dirty or Duped?

    Who's to blame for the fake-drug scandal rocking Dallas police? Virtually everyone.

  • News

    January 3, 2002

    SNAFU

    Buzz looks back on 2001 and proves once again that the boy just ain't normal

  • News

    July 19, 2001

    Mea Exculpa

    City Hall's only rule in the Bolton mess is "Not me!"

  • News

    April 26, 2001

    Letters

    Hypocrites All, Love that Fruitcake, Big Deal

  • News

    April 19, 2001

    Letters

    Where's the Proof? Just a Bad Judge

  • News

    March 22, 2001

    Twice Told Tale

    Bolton's chief accuser has stuck to his story for more than a year

  • News

    March 15, 2001

    White Rampage

    Police Chief Terrell Bolton threatens a riot, but he's got the wrong folks in mind

  • News

    February 8, 2001

    Go on, Oppress Me

    Is racial profiling less serious when the police chief is black?

  • News

    May 11, 2000

    Bolton's blues

    Dallas' new police Chief Terrell Bolton walks through a minefield as he tries to reshape the department. His strategy? Wear combat boots.

  • News

    April 27, 2000

    Buzz

    All he wants to do is sue; Good planning

  • News

    February 17, 2000

    Black, white, and blue

    Dallas' African-American cops say they are being unfairly disciplined by a racist department. The numbers suggest they're right.

  • News

    December 23, 1999

    Ready to blow

    What's that scary ticking noise inside Dallas police headquarters?

  • News

    November 11, 1999

    Calling the cows home

    Hey, somebody ring former Chief Click and see if he remembers where he put his intelligence unit

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