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Fatal shooting incidents involving minors in Dallas are on the rise, Dallas Police Chief Eddie Garcia had a meeting with locals to discuss further steps in preventing fatal shooting incidents

Dallas, Texas – The number of fatal shooting incidents in the Dallas area is on the rise recently, but what is more concerning for parents is the rising number of fatal shooting incident involving minors. For that particular reason, Dallas Police Chief Eddie Garcia had a meeting with concerned...
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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – At their annual banquet to honor the Dallas Police Department, the Dallas Rotary Club invited Chief Eddie Garcia to deliver the keynote speech. During the presentation the Chief said, “Whether or not it worked before, the Dallas Police Department and our Dallas crime fighting efforts, and our Dallas public safety model is not just on the map in Texas… it is on the national stage.” With just over a year on the job, Chief Garcia’s plan to reduce violent crime has had a noticeable impact. In a one-on-one exclusive interview, Garcia told CBS 11 Mornings’ Keith Russell, “Our violent...
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Dallas Police Chief Eddie Garcia testifies before U.S. Senate about declining crime rates

Dallas Police Chief Eddie Garcia testified about the city's declining crime rate during a U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee hearing this week. Why it matters: Dallas is an outlier among major cities for its decrease in violent crime last year, a trend that is continuing so far this year. Garcia credits his violent-crime reduction plan, created with the help of criminologists, and the morale of the rank-and-file.Details: Garcia testified on behalf of the Major Cities Chiefs Association and was introduced by Sen. John Cornyn, who he met in Dallas last week. What they're saying: Garcia says the support of City Council...
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Dallas Police Chief Eddie Garcia Testifies Before US Senate Committee On Combating Carjackings

WASHINGTON (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas Police Chief Eddie Garcia spoke before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington, D.C. at the request of the Major Cities Chiefs Association on Tuesday, March 1. As a result of the Dallas Police Department’s overall success in reducing violent crime, the committee sought out Chief Garcia’s professional input and strategy to address the overwhelming rise in carjackings across the country. Dallas Police Chief Eddie Garcia (credit: C-SPAN) Chief Garcia reiterated the importance of creating a collaboration between engagement and enforcement amongst the communities. This along with proactive policing will be critical and key to reducing not only carjacking but violent crime overall. WATCH THE HEARING HERE  (Garcia appears 43 minutes in and beyond) U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) welcomed Dallas Police Chief Eddie Garcia to testify, telling the panel, “Since his appointment, Chief Garcia has focused on reducing violent crime in Dallas and has had measurable success. Under his leadership, Dallas police have strategically engaged specific high crime communities, focusing on the most serious and violent offenses. As a result, Dallas has recently seen a significant reduction in crime in both high crime areas and in the city overall.”
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PREP FOOTBALL: Marshall’s Eddie Garcia signs National Letter of Intent to play football at SMSU

MARSHALL — With a quick signature, the next step to Eddie Garcia’s athletic career was complete. Fortunately for Garcia and his family, he won’t have to travel very far. The Marshall senior signed his National Letter of Intent Wednesday to play football at Southwest Minnesota State University. Garcia said he’s relieved that he’s finally able to officially commit to the Mustangs.
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