Critical Missing Person: Washington Jones

Update May 28, 2015 – 9:15 am: Critical Missing Person Washington Jones has been located in good condition in Ennis, Texas.


On Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 5:00 pm, Washington Jones was last seen leaving his home at 1403 Cedar Oaks Blvd, Dallas Texas. Mr. Jones is described as a black male 97 years old about 6′ 4″ with gray hair and brown eyes. Mr Jones may be heading towards Ennis. Washington takes regular medication for diabetes and heart problems. Washington will be driving a 1998 Gray Ford F150 bearing Texas license plate BJX 5434 with a John Deere riding mower in the bed.

The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the above individual. Persons with information are asked to call the Police Department at 911 or (214) 671-4268.    

Press Conference: Community Awareness for Attempted Abduction

On Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at approximately 9:00 a.m., a 17 year old female student was walking to Roosevelt High School in the 1000 block of Hutchins Road. An unknown Black male attempted to assault the female by grabbing her. The victim was able to free herself, and the suspect fled the location in a newer model blue vehicle, possibly a Honda Civic. 

The suspect is described as a black male, possibly in his 30’s, 6’2”, 185 pounds.  The suspect was wearing a navy blue hoodie and blue jeans.  This offense was reported on case number 118721-2015. 

Patrol officers from the South Central Patrol Division are saturating the area with extra patrols.  Dallas Police are working with Dallas ISD Police to notify area students and their parents. 

Anyone having additional information regarding this offense should contact Detective David Clark of the Child Exploitation Unit at (214)671-4301.

Episode 5 of “In Depth” – Cold Cases, Real Detectives

In Depth is a reexamination of current cases where the department is seeing additional assistance from the public in solving the case. Each episode will feature an interview with the lead detective who will present information about their case and what help they’re asking for.

Episode 5 features the murder of Lorenzo Wilson.  Detective Derick Chaney is asking for anyone with additional information into this offense to call him at 214-671-3650. If you would like remain anonymous, you can call Crime Stoppers at 214-373-8477.

“Chief on the Beat” Going to the Dogs

May 28, 2015

UPDATE: In anticipation of the weather this upcoming Saturday, May 30 and the current conditions of the grass at Reverchon Park we have decided to cancel the upcoming K9 “Chief on the Beat” Going to the Dogs event.

K9 Snip

The Dallas Police Department’s Office of Community Affairs along with the Canine Squad will host “Chief on the Beat” Going to the Dogs at Reverchon Park on Saturday, May 30, 2015. Reverchon Park is located at 3505 Maple Ave, Dallas, Texas 75219 and the event will take place from 9:00am to 1:00pm.

Similar to DPD’s other “Chief on the Beat” Crime Prevention Safety & Health Fairs, this event is an opportunity for the Dallas Police Department and residents of Dallas to interact in a family friendly environment.  Pet owners are invited to bring out their pets for this one of a kind, animal focused “Chief on the Beat.”

Entertainment and food are provided to the public free of charge. There will be multiple animal services and City of Dallas vendors at “Chief on the Beat” Going to the Dogs. James Bias, President of SPCA of Texas, will serve as emcee of the event.

Attendees will have the opportunity to see demonstrations by the Dallas Police Department Canine Squad. There will also be a pet costume contest and pooches will even have a chance to be part of the pet parade. Registration for the pet costume contest and pooch parade will be held on site, the day of the event.

Everyone is encouraged to come out and participate in this fun and informative community event. Follow us on social media using the hashtag #DPDK9COB.

For additional information, please call the Office of Community Affairs at (214) 671-4045. (See the attached video below).


Critical Missing Person: Richard Coleman


Update: Mr. Coleman has been found unharmed

Coleman, Richard

Coleman, Richard

On Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 8:30 a.m., Richard Coleman was last seen at 4847 W. Lawther Road.  Mr. Coleman suffers onset dementia, and takes regular medication for diabetes and hypertension. He is described as a white male, 83 years of age, 6’2″, 190 lbs, and with silver hair and blue eyes. Mr. Coleman was last seen wearing navy blue pants, tan jacket, a blue DFD baseball cap, and driving a 2012 red Ford Escape with Texas license plate BDG 8715.

The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the individual above.  Anyone with information should call the police at 911 or (214) 671-4268.   

Officer of the Month: Raymond Hailey


Today, Officer Raymond Hailey, #6602, was presented with the Officer of the Month Award at the Dallas Petroleum Club. Officer Hailey is a leader in community policing in the Jubilee Park area at the Central Patrol Division. In the nomination letter, Sgt. Bridget Wilson-Jones gave praise to his consistent outstanding performance in a dynamic work environment that requires him to constantly flex his schedule to the needs of the citizens, neighborhood groups, businesses, and other law enforcement agencies. Officer Hailey intercepts and resolves citizen complaints for Jubilee Park, therefore reducing the potential 911 calls for patrol officers.  His experience and aptitude to stay connected with the neighborhood residents has made him the established eyes and ears of that area. Detectives from the investigative units and senior level staff frequently call on Officer Hailey to help identify suspects who have committed crimes or live within Jubilee Park. Furthermore, Officer Hailey conducts research, develops, and implements community-based projects to improve the quality of life for Jubilee Park’s citizens, and he also dedicates his time to Boy Scouts of America. Throughout his career, Officer Hailey has received 68 commendations, 26 of which were external recognitions from citizens for such acts as caring attitude, kindness, generosity, and professional presentations.

Information Wanted Regarding A Murder Suspect

Murder suspect

The Dallas Police Department Homicide Unit is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in a murder that occurred December 13, 2014.

On December 13, 2014, at approximately 10:20 p.m., an unidentified suspect stabbed and killed Daniel Conley at 1400 Main Street, Dallas, Texas. The suspect fled the location in a green Ford Mustang. The displayed sketch was made of the suspect based on information provided by witnesses.  The suspect is described as a white or Latin male, 6’2”, between 240 and 260 pounds. This incident is documented as a murder on case number 296503-2014.  

Anyone with information regarding this offense should contact Detective Chaney with the Dallas Police Department Homicide Unit at 214-671-3650. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at (214) 373- TIPS(8477). Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000.00 for information which leads to the arrest and indictment for this felony offense.

Critical Missing Child – 9 Years Old

Update: The critically missing child has been found unharmed.

Landeros, Jesus

Landeros, Jesus

The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a critical missing 9-year-old, Jesus Landeros.

Jesus Landeros was last seen on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at approximately 10:30 a.m. at 1600 West Saner Avenue. Jesus is a Latin male, 4’8’’, weighs 90lbs, with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a navy sweater, a navy Polo shirt, khaki pants, and red Converse shoes.

If you see Jesus Landeros or have any information about his whereabouts, please contact 9-1-1 or the Dallas Police Department’s Missing Persons Unit at (214) 671-4268.


Carry The Load – Dallas


The rain would not stop and neither would over 3,000 participants who helped make Carry the Load – Dallas possible. At 4:00 PM, participants began Carrying the Load at Reverchon Park to show their support for those who gave so much to keep us safe.

The event held during the Memorial Day weekend highlights the sacrifice made by those who have served, from members of the Armed Forces to First Responders. The sacrifices that are made on a daily basis by those who put their lives on the line for people they will never know truly define a hero. Today we walk to honor and remember true heroes.


Critical Missing Person Bryanna Gadlin

Update 5/23/2015 – 10:00 am : Critical Missing  Bryanna Gadlin has been located by South Central Patrol Officers at a neighborhood library in good condition.



Bryanna Gadlin

The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a Critical Missing Person Bryanna Gadlin. 

On Friday, May 22, 2015, at approximately 2:50pm, Ms. Gadlin was last seen at her school located in the 3700 block of Black Oak Drive. Bryanna Gadlin is a Black female 9 years old, 4’7’’ weighs 70lbs with black hair that is braided and brown eyes. Bryanna was last seen wearing khaki pants, and a black short sleeve shirt.

If you see this Critical Missing Person or have any information about Bryanna Gadlin whereabouts, please contact 9-1-1 or the Dallas Police Department’s Missing Persons Unit at (214) 671-4268.