DPD’s Pet of the Week – Mandy

DPD’s Pet of the Week is Mandy (A1092742). Mandy is a very sweet senior available for adoption at Dallas Animal Services, located at 1818 N. Westmoreland. She’s been with us since the beginning of January and, even though she came in as a stray, she is very smart and knows how to sit on command! She enjoys yummy treats and getting lots of attention from people. Mandy is spayed, vaccinated, micro-chipped, and weighs about 57 pounds. Her adoption fee has been waived.

Pictured with Mandy is Detective Christine D. Smith. Detective Smith is an 11 year veteran of the Dallas Police Department. She is from Dallas and a graduate of Richardson High School.  She holds a bachelors degree in Interpersonal Communication from Texas State University.  She also holds a masters degree in Criminal Justice from Lamar University and a graduate of the inaugural class of the Leadership Development Series for non-supervisors with Caruth Police Institute. Detective Smith is currently assigned to the Personnel and Support Division as a Background Detective.  Hobbies and things: laughing a lot…you’ll always see a smile on her face! Reading, travelling, hanging with friends and living her best life!

 

 

 

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Help Solve Homicide at 12610 Jupiter Road

On February 19, 2020, at approximately 10:51 p.m., Dallas police responded to a shooting at 12610 Jupiter Road.  Officers discovered the victim, Hosia Abdallah Jr., a 26-year-old Black male deceased from multiple gunshot wounds.  Anyone with information regarding this offense is encouraged to contact Detective White, #7682 at 214-671-3690 or jacob.white@dallascityhall.com.  Please refer to case #033813-2020

Crime Stoppers Reward Information

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000.00 for information called into Crime Stoppers that leads to the arrest and indictment for this felony offense and other felony offenses.  Call Crime Stoppers at: (214) 373 – TIPS, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Officer of the Year – Sergeant John Nash, III

On February 19, 2020, Sergeant John Nash III, #6386, was awarded Officer of the Year for 2019 by the Dallas Community Police Awards Committee.  A breakfast ceremony was held in his honor at the Clubs of Prestonwood.

Sergeant John Nash III, #6386, has been a valued member of the Dallas Police Department since June 1990. Over the course of his 29-year career, Sergeant Nash has received 80 commendations for outstanding job performance from supervisors, citizens and fellow officers and repeated dedication to the citizens of Dallas. 

For more than 18 years, Success North Dallas has recognized an Officer of the Year for the Dallas Police Department. Jan Klodner (DCPAC) had the honor of hosting this inspiring awards presentation.  During the ceremony, a well known artist, Rolando Diaz, painted and donated a picture to the Dallas Police Department.

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Sergeant Nash is currently assigned to the department’s Fugitive Unit.  His supervisor, Major David Davis, nominated him for this award mainly in part for his outstanding work performance as a supervisor.

Major Davis stated, “Sergeant Nash exhibits the characteristics needed as a First-Line Supervisor because of his willingness to lead from the front, responsiveness to the needs of the unit, whether it be reporting to a callback, or volunteering to assist team members with investigations.”   Sergeant Nash’s leadership has earned the respect of fellow supervisors and officers. Also, during Christmas Sergeant Nash leads his Fugitive Unit with “Adopt a Family” to ensure that a special family in the Dallas area has a blessed and special Christmas holiday.

The job knowledge and sound decision making exhibited by Sergeant Nash delivers extrinsic results.  Thank you, Sergeant Nash, for your hard work and dedication that recognized you as 2019’s “Officer of the Year”.  We are proud of you!!!

Congratulations Sergeant John Nash III, #6386 and thank you to the Dallas Community Police Awards Committee!

Shooting on Monmouth Lane

On February 18, 2020, at approximately 8:30 p.m., Dallas police officers responded to 5307 Monmouth Lane regarding a shooting at an apartment complex.  The victim, Jamal Patterson a 26-year-old Black male became upset after being told by Subject Richard Farris, a 62-year-old Black male commissioned security officer that he could not work on his vehicle in the parking lot.  According to Subject Farris and several witnesses, the victim became upset and punched Subject Farris multiple times before going inside his apartment to retrieve a handgun.  The victim returned with a weapon and chambered a round before pointing the weapon at Subject Farris.  Subject Farris shot the victim multiple times.  The victim died at the scene from his injuries. 

Subject Farris called 911 and cooperated with the investigation.  He was transported to Dallas Police Headquarters and provided a statement regarding the incident.  After speaking with Subject Farris, the witnesses, and reviewing the physical evidence, Subject Farris was released by police.  This case will be referred to a Dallas County Grand Jury.  Anyone with information regarding this shooting is encouraged to contact Dallas Police Detective Brewster Billings, at (214) 283-4805 / (214) 671-3083 or brewster.billings@dallascityhall.com.  Please refer to case #033139-2020.

 

 

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Critical Missing – Constance Delores Kimble


Update:

Ms. Kimble has been located.

Original Post:

On February 17, 2020, at about 4:00 p.m., Constance Delores Kimble was last seen in the 3900 block of Simpson St. Ms. Kimble may be in need of medical treatment.

She is described as a 63-year-old Black female. Ms. Kimble is 5’09” and weighs 190 pounds. She has black/gray hair with brown eyes. Ms. Kimble was last seen wearing a light blue tank top with dark pants.

The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating her. If you see this Critical Missing Person, please contact  9-1-1 or the Dallas Police Department at (214) 671-4268.

 

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Upcoming Listening Sessions With Chief Hall

These Listening Sessions are working sessions that review the 6 pillars of Community Policing and our 2018-2019 Strategic Priorities. See the below for the remaining scheduled Listening Sessions. 

Date: Tuesday, February 18th (6pm – 8pm)   

    • Councilmember: District #11 – Lee M. Kleinman
    • Division: North Central
    • Location: Churchill Recreation Center (Gym) – 6906 Churchill Way

 Date: Thursday, February 20th (6pm – 8pm)

    • Councilmember: District #4 – Carolyn King-Arnold
    • Division: South Central
    • Location: Beckley-Saner Recreation Center – 114 W. Hobson Ave

 Date: Saturday, February 22nd (10am – 12pm)

    • Councilmember: District #2 – Adam Medrano
    • Division: Northwest
    • Location: Arlington Park Rec Center – 1505 Record Crossing Rd

Date: Tuesday, February 25th (6pm – 8pm)

    • Councilmember: District #9 – Paula Blackmon
    • Division: Northeast
    • Location: Harry Stone Rec – 2403 Millmar Dr. Dallas, TX 75228

 

 

 

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Critical missing – Verna Mae Gipson

Update:

Ms. Gipson has been located and is safe.

Original Post:

Verna Mae Gipson was last seen on February 16, 2020, at about 9:30 p.m., in the 1800 block of Arizona Avenue. It is unknown what Mrs. Gipson was wearing. Mrs. Gipson is elderly and has been diagnosed with Dementia. She is described as a 87-year-old Black female. She is 5’8″ and weighs 132 pounds with brown eyes and white hair.

 

The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the above individual. If you see this person please contact 9-1-1 or the Dallas Police Department at (214) 671-4268.

 

 

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Critical Missing – Cameron Douglas Bass

Update:

Mr. Bass has been located and is safe.

Original Post:

Cameron Douglas Bass was last seen on February 17, 2020, at about 3:40 a.m., at the 3100 block of Royal Gable Drive driving a Black colored 2004 Ford Expedition with Texas license plate #MBL5360.

Mr. Bass was last seen wearing a baseball cap, maroon hoodie and grey sweats. Mr. Bass could be a danger to himself and others. He is described as a 36-year-old White male. He is 6’02” and weighs 180 pounds. Mr. Bass has blue eyes and brown hair.

The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the above individual. If you see this person please contact 9-1-1 or the Dallas Police Department at (214) 671-4268.

 

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Critical Missing – Maximino Gaytan Velis

Update: 

Mr. Maximino Gaytan Velis has been located and is safe.

Original Post: 

The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the above individual. Maximino Gaytan Velis was last seen on February 16, 2020, at about 11:27 p.m. in the 3800 block of Vandervort Drive driving a Black colored 2016 Ford 4 door sedan with Colorado LP #OJE279. It is unknown what Mr. Velis was wearing. Mr. Velis could be a danger to himself and others. 

He is described as a 38-year-old Latin male. He weighs 200 pounds, is 5’07”, with brown eyes, and black hair. If you see this person please contact 9-1-1 or the Dallas Police Department at (214) 671-4268.

 

 

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