Posts Tagged ‘police’
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Tarrant County Among Top In Police Shootings

Jeff Prince
The Guardian‘s amazing year-long project, The Counted, is tracking and examining the number of people killed by police and other law enforcement agencies in the United States during 2015. The reporters have made some inte...


DANIEL BRUMLEY WITH SIX OF HIS SEVEN CHILDREN DURING A CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION IN 2014. (photo courtesy of Jessica Castillo).

Grand Jury Doesn’t Indict Police Officer Who Shot Daniel Brumley

Jeff Prince
The mother of Daniel Brumley says she will file a civil lawsuit against the city of Fort Worth, its police department, and officer Chris Jones after a Tarrant County grand jury chose not to indict Jones on Wednesday. “There h...



BRAIN FREEZE WAS CONTAGIOUS IN THE NFC EAST THIS WEEK.

Morning News Roundup, Sep 15

Jeff Prince
Police Seek Help In Finding Suspects A guy gets out of a black Mitsubishi Outlander Sport and cold-cocks another guy in a Wal-Mart parking lot, and then takes off. Marty Britton, 55, refused treatment at first, but later went t...


FORT WORTH POLICE CAR: NOTICE THE "CCPD FUNDED" EMBLEM NEAR THE LEFT OF THE TRUNK.

Backing The Blue … Blindly

Jeff Prince
Hundreds of people clad in blue clothing flocked to downtown Fort Worth on Monday for a Main Street Backs the Blue Rally. Anyone who’s lived in Fort Worth for long knows how much residents have supported police over the years...



DANIEL BRUMLEY IN HAPPIER TIMES (photo courtesy jessica castillo)

Video Shows Fort Worth Police, Daniel Brumley Prior To Shooting

Jeff Prince
A witness who videotaped Fort Worth police officer Chris Jones after he stopped Daniel Brumley for running a stop sign says the subsequent altercation didn’t go down like police are saying (“Blood on Whose Hands?” Feb. 25...


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Arlington Police: No Justice

Several current and former officers say APD refuses to ruffle feathers — even if one of its own is in trouble.
Steve Watkins
On a sunny October day in 2011, Paul Balson watched out the window of his Arlington home as a car with three men in it circled the block. On the third pass they pulled up to the curb in front, got out, and purposefully started ...



TIM LOVE AND HIS AWARD-WINNING CREATION.

News Roundup: June 15, 2015

Jeff Prince
We’re No. 62! We’re No. 62! The headline sounds snarky. But, really, being No. 62 is pretty impressive considering it’s a list of the 101 best hamburgers in America. The Love Shack “Dirty Love” burger beat out every o...


Deputy Police Chief Charlie Ramirez is trying to assuage hard feelings in the community. Photo by Jeff Prince.

North Side, FWPD at Odds

Questions still surround a shooting by a Fort Worth police officer.
Jeff Prince
An attorney representing the relatives of Daniel Brumley, who was shot four times by a Fort Worth police officer on Jan. 17, said the autopsy report raises more questions about what happened that night. Brumley’s relatives an...



Jessica Castillo, Daniel Brumley’s mother,  talked with Deputy Chief Charlie Ramirez at the meeting. Jeff Prince

Piling on Trouble

Northside and Eastside residents are increasingly worried about police behavior.
Jeff Prince
The meeting last week was intended to introduce Hispanic leaders to local families who’ve lost loved ones in police shootings. Everyone would discuss ideas for improving communication between residents and police. But few lea...


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The Unbearable Lightness of Being White

KEN WHEATCROFT-PARDUE
Once in the late 1970s, I was returning home on foot from a night of as much debauchery as I, a poor college student, could then afford, when I was stopped — it was about 8 a.m. — by a representative of the law. He waved me...