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Dallas Police Chief Eddie Garcia honored by Hispanic faith community

DALLAS - Local and international leaders in the Hispanic community came together to recognize Dallas Police Department Chief Eddie Garcia. The city’s first-ever Hispanic police chief was given awards Sunday at Familia Bethel Internacional in southeast Dallas. The church’s pastor, Marco Rico, said in 35 years of preaching he has...
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Speed bumps planned to stop illegal street stunts, says Dallas Police Chief Eddie García

Police Chief Eddie García said the department is working to install speed bumps at some intersections to deter illegal racing, drag racing and car drifting on city streets. “We’re working with city engineers to put those things there so traffic can pass through but make it apparent that it’s not a place where people can pull off dangerous maneuvers without something happening,” García said during a virtual community forum on Thursday. The interview was conducted in Spanish with journalists from Al Día and The Dallas Morning News.

New EarBurner: Police Chief Eddie Garcia On Violent Crime, Budgets, Marijuana, and More

We met with Dallas Police Chief Eddie Garcia a day after he told the City Council how he planned to curb violent crime. Violent crime, he told council, is largely concentrated in tiny pockets in a few neighborhoods across the city. In Dallas, we’ve known that it has generally—although not always—originated between two or more individuals who are familiar with one another.

Downtown Depot: Eddie Garcia

In Episode 103 of Downtown Depot, show host Austin Meek talks with Eduardo Garcia. Eddie owns Lalo’s Coffee & Pastry, a Hispanic coffee shop, and Helados La Azteca #2, a Hispanic sweet shop, on Colcord Avenue. He talks about his family’s immigrant journey, learning the ice cream trade from his father, and how the North Waco shopping district at 15th and Colcord has transformed into a community hub.

Dallas Police Chief Eddie Garcia Has a Plan

Let’s take a look at what Mayor Eric Johnson today called “the most important document that’s going to come out of City Hall this year.”. The Dallas Police Department 2021 Violent Crime Reduction Plan, presented to City Council members this morning by Police Chief Eddie Garcia, outlines a new approach to policing in Dallas. It focuses on the “hot spot” areas where the vast majority of violent crimes occur, and suggests that police will work more closely with public and private organizations—including city code enforcement, community organizations, and even local businesses—to address the root causes of crime.
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Here’s a preview of Dallas Police Chief Eddie García’s plans to reduce violent crime

After nearly three months on the job, Dallas police Chief Eddie García on Wednesday plans to brief the city’s elected leaders on his strategy to cut crime. His plan, which outlines short-, medium- and long-term goals, will focus on hot spot policing, deterring violent people, disrupting problem places, and improving the community.
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Dallas Police Chief Eddie García calls for end to war of words over decision to keep officer accused of murder on duty

After two days of back-and-forth statements between former Dallas Police Chief U. Reneé Hall and the FBI’s Dallas field office, current Chief Eddie García said Saturday that it was time to end the finger-pointing about where responsibility lies for the 2019 decision to keep Officer Bryan Riser on the force after he’d been named a person of interest in two 2017 slayings.
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Dallas Police Chief Eddie García promotes two former competitors for his job

After three weeks on the job, Dallas Police Chief Eddie García made his first major personnel decisions on Friday, awarding promotions to at least two people who were in the running for his job. García promoted Assistant Chief Lonzo Anderson, who was serving as interim chief during the search, and...
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“Yeti Defense League” - Eddie Garcia

Today, I was thrilled to learn that students and scientists in St Johnsbury have partnered to form the “Yeti Defense League”. This is to wish the participants great success in the vitally important effort to not only understand but to achieve a rapprochement with these elusive but majestic and noble creatures.