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By most accounts, Dallas Police Chief David Brown handled himself admirably and represented the Dallas Police Department honorably in the moments and days following the police shooting crisis. As the face of a department that had apparently shifted from revenue-focused slave patrol tactics to a community policing model, Brown seemed to illustrate the stark contrast…

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A Southern Dallas, Texas dance teacher has been arrested after accusations that he used his fatherly influence over his students to sexually assault them. Vann Gilbert, 53, was arrested after a 90-minute standoff with police Tuesday afternoon. The SWAT team was called after he refused to leave his home, but he eventually surrendered. Gilbert was…

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The violent and needless killing of a mentally ill Black man for holding a screwdriver was caught on police body cam footage, released on Monday. The release coincides with the filing of a wrongful death lawsuit against the Dallas Police Department. In June of last year, police confronted Jason Harrison who suffered from bipolar disorder.…

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