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Dallas PD #tweetalong 06/07/2012

The following is a transcript of the @DallasPD  Tweetalong Friday 06/07/2012.  Everything is written verbatim as it was supplied on twitter [square brackets show mine or others input]

[Today’s tweetalongs follows officers on day shift.  Note: Times listed are times when tweets were posted – Not actual times of response.]

9:10 am : I’m at the Quartermaster changing out rain gear I had since ’88 for a wet day in patrol. Tweetalong will start shortly

9:24 am: Fyi…for our followers. Don’t want to confuse you this morning.

9:24 am: We have an officer participating in the tweetalong who is in patrol & we will also have tweets coming from the Safer Dallas Better Dallas.

[Safer Dallas/Better Dallas]

9:26 am: gt. Warren Mitchell will be twitting from patrol.

9:48 am: Southwest officers are working accidents on Ledbetter, Walton Walker, and Burns.

10:08 am: DallasPD is hosting Safer Dallas Better Dallas meeting at headquarters this morning to honor those who helped fund programs to fight crime

10:10 am: 2012 goal for SDBD reached – equipping 14 bait cars

10:12 am: Meeting with investigators to execute a warrant somewhere in Dallas

10:14 am: Mayor Pro Tem Pauline Medrano addresses the meeting to discuss city goals on public safety yfrog.com/h0rnoivj

10:21 am: Crime in Dallas is down 10% today.

10:25 am: There are about 119 overt cameras throughout Dallas. Most are monitored.

10:28 am: Downtown cameras aided in the arrest of suspect robbing a seizure victim at the Greyhound bus station.

10:30 am: GPS technology is in use in the bait car program. Has video, audio and car can be locked remotely.

10:32 am: Every time bait car is disturbed, an alarm is activated in Fusion Center

10:34 am: BMV accounts for 25% of crime in Dallas.

[BMV: Burglary of Motor Vehicle]

10:38 am: 2004 Bait technology first introduced in Dallas. In 2004 there were 15,000+ bmv/auto theft. Now, 7,000 bmv/auto thefts a year.

10:40 am: DallasPD hopes to replicate that success by expanding to bait houses to catch burglars.

10:49 am: Goal is to bundle available technologies and deploy them in high crime areas of Dallas. 27 hot spots have been identified.

11:01 am: Paul Johnson with JLB Partners presents check for $30,000 for crime fighting efforts.

11:03 am: Donors to Safer Dallas Better Dallas to help fund crime fighting technologies yfrog.com/o0ngcflj

11:07 am: Donors have also funded dogs for Narcotics Division – 3 dogs have made significant impact

11:08 am: The 3 dogs are Jan, Andy and Cody.

11:10 am: Officer Xavier Hernandez on one a T3 yfrog.com/nth47ygj

11:12 am: Be on look out for W/f/35 long gray hair wearing hoody carrying sledge hammer threatening people around Frances/Sheldon.

11:23 am: Correction – Paul Johnston of JLB Partners

12:18 pm: Dpd and DFR at the scene of a major accident NB Walton Walker at Illinois.  pic.twitter.com/GEOMaUpu

1:19 pm: Eating lunch and a gentleman came up to thank us for the work we do. Its those small thank you’s that makes the job worth wild

1:31 pm: Shooting at 400 N Willomet in SW Dallas. Comp shot with a pellet rifle. Susp fled wb on Davis St.

3:52 pm: 7736: In case you’re wondering, badge #’s of the media officer tweeting will now be at the start of all dept. tweets.

4:04 pm: 7736: The badge #’s of the media officer tweeting can be found on the dept’s Twitter profile page. @DallasPD

4:21 pm: Dallas Police Department Partners with the Community in an Effort to Reduce Crime fb.me/1dWLs9rCW

Arlington PD #tweetalong 06/07/2012

The following is a transcript of the @ArlingtonPD  Tweetalong Friday 06/07/2012.  Everything is written verbatim as it was supplied on twitter [square brackets show mine or others input]

[Today’s tweetalongs follows officers on day shift (9am – 4pm) Note: Times listed are times when tweets were posted – Not actual times of response.]

9:51 am: Here we go! Sorry for the delay! Let’s get this started!

9:55 am: A big shout out to ‘Riley’ – one of our known youngest tweetalong fans from Arlington. This #tweetalong is for u! pic.twitter.com/lPCkOZj9

10:02 am: Sgt Cook and Officer McDonnell are ert (enroute) to a welfare check

10:11 am: mom did not hear from son in 3 days and was concerned for his welfare. Turned out he was sleeping when officers arrived.

10:15 am: Made a traffic stop for a defective passenger side break light. Driver stated he had issues w/the light. Gave verbal warning

10:17 am: driver was appreciative for the warning and stated he will look into the brake light issue. pic.twitter.com/0LtVhlEn

10:19 am: Citizen on Patrol Mobile Volunteer Sid getting ready to drive around the north area of town. pic.twitter.com/VfYlqoOl

10:23 am: Weather little gloomy today. Light rain still falling in the area pic.twitter.com/wT8ofrC8

10:28 am: we are ert to a suspicious person call on north side.

10:40 am: Upon arrival at local bank we were informed subject was harassing customers for money. Checked area. UTL pic.twitter.com/wQYNgPx0

10:41 am:UTL is a term for unable to locate. Clearing for next call

10:48 am: ert to an investigation on north side

11:19 am: On scene with Fire reference complainant smelling strange odor and saw strange drawing in attic pic.twitter.com/CWT5c7iR

11:20 am: Sgt. Cook going up inside the attic with Fire to further the investigation. pic.twitter.com/tFtc75xe

11:21 am: Ofcr. Dixon & Fire personnel determined nothing to be alarmed with reference odor. pic.twitter.com/uPhqsYe5

11:22 am: Everything appears ok at location. Clearing call.

11:24 am: Please look at this Amber Alert, leap-production-s3.amberalert.com/alert412_cache…

11:39 am: we are enroute to a fireworks call. Did you know that it is a city ordinance violation to shoot off fireworks in city limits

11:48 am: the call did not have an exact loc. We arrived at the apt loc and checked the area. We could not loc fireworks.

12:02 pm: Sgt. Cook & Ofcr. McDonnell stopping in for some Hibachi at local Arlington eatery. pic.twitter.com/3iYrRWWT

12:05 pm: tay tuned as we give you a behind scenes look at our License Plate Reader after lunch & give you an update on Ofcr. Graham

12:09 pm: AMBER ALERT has been cancelled! Child was located safely 🙂

12:23 pm Best part abt eating Hibachi is that we sit at a table w/people from our community. Great conversations! pic.twitter.com/nHFNzYYk

12:30 pm: Ofc McDonnell loves hibachi food & recently got the media office hooked on it. Chef Tuan prepares the food pic.twitter.com/Nvet2V5K

12:55 pm: Had lunch with Jaylee who was celebrating her 13th birthday and just signed up on Twitter! Happy birthday! pic.twitter.com/THcGCigi

1:09 pm: back on the road! Let’s see what’s going on….

1:15 pm: we are enroute to an investigation.

1:53 pm: assisted w/a burg in progress call. The caller issued a criminal trespass warning to the individuals pic.twitter.com/6nw7fp9v

1:54 pm: who were (on) their property knocking on their door.

1:55 pm: as a safety measure, plz contact 911 when someone you don’t know is knocking on your door or is on your property w/o ur consent

2:00 pm: on our way to a suspicious person on west side.

2:18 pm: there was a report of a panhandler at location by pumps. Suspect left loc b4 our arrival. Checking area… pic.twitter.com/jNTqq2Z3

2:28 pm: we are on a quick community contact with Daniel, the general manager, at Dave and Busters

2:43 pm: Great Reminder for their patrons! pic.twitter.com/OUElQGBk

2:44 pm: Dave and Busters graciously donated a 4 pack food, drinks, & games to Ofcr. Bryan Graham & family. Thank U pic.twitter.com/2EayNFgD

3:03 pm: Meeting with Officer Graham right now. Will update our followers very soon.

3:13 pm: Ofcr. Graham is back home surrounded family and wants to thank everyone for their support & prayers. pic.twitter.com/GRnFXmKN

3:23 pm: For our new followers Ofcr. Graham was shot in the head Tues night during a standoff in East Arlington.

3:25 pm: we are enroute to a disturbance call on south side.

4:06 pm: Still on disturbance call at apartment complex where male and female are fighting.

4:23 pm: Suspect was arrested for domestic assault (family violence) and transported to the jail. pic.twitter.com/yKuBnz5r

4:24 pm: Arlington has one of the best Victim Assistance programs in the country! They will follow up with the victim in this case.

4:27 pm: We are headed back to the station and calling it a day! Thank you for riding with us today! It was fun!

Dallas PD Tweets 06/02/2012

The following is a transcript of tweets from @DallasPD  Saturday 06/02/2012.  Everything is written verbatim as it was supplied on twitter [square brackets show mine or others input]

[Times posted are the times at which the comments came through twitter & not the actual times of responses.]

10:03 am: Don’t forget to join Chief Brown today at Chief on the Beat at Grace Temple Church 831 W 10th Street ,10a-2p

10:26 am: Rodriguez Family enjoying Chief on the Beat pic.twitter.com/etNMbSW1

10:35 am: Dallas Police crime fighting dog McGruff interacting at Chief on the Beat pic.twitter.com/U5r6Loya

10:41 am: Dallas Council Member Delia Jasso ,District 1 enjoying Chief on the Beat pic.twitter.com/D8HXcE82

10:46 am: Chief Brown,Emily Lopez Fox 4 news,and Levi Williams Chief on the Beat pic.twitter.com/ucbpJpbG

11:00 am: Chief Brown,Emily Lopez,Levi Williams,and Dallas City Council Delia Jasso at Chief on the Beat pic.twitter.com/Rzji4TVQ

11:11 am: Emily Lopez of Fox 4 News Speaking at Chief on the Beat pic.twitter.com/t4mqQk4w

11:16 am: Chief Brown speaking at Chief on the Beat pic.twitter.com/Hcsmrj86

11:27 am: Chief Williams of the Dallas Police Dept. Southwest Patrol Division speaking at Chief on the beat pic.twitter.com/fHVXNH3D

11:30 am: Dallas County Commissioner Dr. Elba Garcia speaking at Chief on the Beat pic.twitter.com/1k7memLP

11:33 am: City of Dallas Mayor Pro Tem Pauline Medrano speaking now at Chief on the Beat pic.twitter.com/MOucVtPq

11:39 am: Ms. Juhee Baek singing Korean Folkore song at Chief on the Beat pic.twitter.com/128IXMVg

4:18 pm: Dallas Police Swat Team responded to a barricaded person near hillcrest and nw hwy. The subject is in custody.

4:20 pm: Initial report indicates the person had requested to be shot by police.

4:23 pm: The initial call was about a man slumped over his vehicle. When officers arrived he would not show his hands.

4:26 pm: He began yelling “kill me. Kill me. You know thats what you want to do.” Officers secured the area and called swat.

4:29 pm: Once he was taken into custody, officers determined he was not armed and had a physical limitation that prevented him from showing his hands

4:29 pm: The man has been taken in for evaluation.

4:53 pm: Dallas Fire and Rescue responded to a person who was slumped over in his vehicle at Hillcrest and Northwest… fb.me/2arO6tRYA [This is in relation to the above SWAT call] (sorry, there appears to be a problem w/ the link)

5:03 pm: Swat officers used a 40man millimeter imapct weapon to assit in taking the man un custody. This is often refered t0 as a beanbag round.

5:58 pm: Just been notified of a police involved shooting in the 3600 block of Folklore. No officer injured.

5:59 pm: A media relations officer is on the way to the scene to get more information.

5:59 pm: More information will be sent as it becomes available.

6:09 pm: We will be tweeting from the scene shortly.

6:12 pm: There has been an officer involved shooting in the 3600 block of Folklore Trail. No officer has been injured. A… fb.me/1L3jfWPXb

6:23 pm: The police involved shooting occured during a traffic stop. The suspect was hit and has been transported to the hospital.

6:47 pm: So everyone is aware, this is what happens after a police involved shooting…

6:48 pm: Detectives from the Special Investigations Unit and Internal Affairs Division respond to the scene to review the incident……

6:49 pm: A lot of information is not released until they have been briefed.

6:54 pm: At the scene of police involved shooting , media looking on pic.twitter.com/DGFwfmBI

7:04 pm: Sgt. Mitchell updating media on police involved shooting pic.twitter.com/qOB0FiH0

7:14 pm: At the scene of the police involved shooting pic.twitter.com/rtfJQs79

7:20 pm: Officer stopped a veh on traffic at 3600 Folklore. Officer encountered the driver with a gun. Officer fired his weapon to protect himself.

[Stay Tuned for Actual Tweetalongs from the Dallas PD]

Arlington PD #tweetalong 05/22/2012

The following is a transcript of the @ArlingtonPD  Tweetalong Friday 05/22/2012.  Everything is written verbatim as it was supplied on twitter [square brackets show mine or others input]

9:24 am: Sgt Cook & Ofcr McDonnell are all set to go for our Tweetalong! Enjoy! pic.twitter.com/25z04SAL

9:47 am: Dispatched to Bowen Square Apartments reference a male slumped over the steering wheel.

9:48 am: Upon arrival, person was located actually sleeping in the truck but does not belong in this complex pic.twitter.com/IeEMunRk

9:50 am: Suspect was taken into custody for several misdemeanor warrants out of Arlington pic.twitter.com/kKXrlQYO

10:11 am: Backing up Motor Officer Heisel who made traffic stop for speeding. pic.twitter.com/9VrjwOaK

10:15 am: we are enroute to a disturbance on west side.

10:27 am: on repos it is a civil matter. When officers arrived there was no disturbance & repo service left the loc pic.twitter.com/tMN9Td3Y

11:06 am: Dispatched 2 residential alarm in South Arlington neighborhood. Homeowner left his back door slightly open pic.twitter.com/5IIgm0p8

11:07 am: when a door is unlocked or left open, officers will make entry into the house to make sure there is no one at the loc.

11:08 am: homeowner arrived after officers cleared the home. Homeowner left the back door open by mistake.

11:09 am: China, the dog, greeted us as we made entry into the home. pic.twitter.com/5NppH44s

11:26 am: Quick lunch at a local Arlington cheesesteak shop. Be back in a few. pic.twitter.com/9vsvLeOc

12:38 pm:  Just performed a traffic stop on I20 and gave them a warning for speeding.

12:58 pm: Dispatched to a theft in progress at local Walmart. Loss prevention provided suspect description along with suspect vehicle desc

1:04 pm: Officer located the suspect vehicle leaving the scene and stopped it on Little Road pic.twitter.com/ZMBrmQuO

1:11 pm: Based on investigation both suspects arrested for theft. Ofcr. McDonnell securing one suspect pic.twitter.com/xJ5y7e5l

1:15 pm: Sgt. Cook explaining suspects took several items without paying and refused to stop for loss prevention pic.twitter.com/xlakQwxl

2:04 pm: Sgt. Cook & Ofcr. McDonnell getting tour of Moritz Animal Wellness Center. pic.twitter.com/S8EqdE8n

2:05 pm: Arlington has a beautiful animal facility. We will highlight one community aspect each tweetalong pic.twitter.com/PkBUUI34

2:06 pm: Ofcr McDonnell receiving information on what happens when an animal is found or abandoned. pic.twitter.com/7AtRSLK2

2:10 pm: anyone interested adopting a ball python? Contact Animal Services at 817-459-5898 pic.twitter.com/jzfyu5GA

2:10 pm: a golden brown rabbit will be ready for adoption tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/SIfTruYs

2:12 pm: they have all kinds of animals! There’s even a ferret ready for adoption later on today! pic.twitter.com/8pYW4bi9

2:13 pm: Even a 22 lb cat 🙂 pic.twitter.com/l3DPJLb6

2:15 pm: Luke needs a home. He was adopted twice already. He is full of energy and is a big lap dog! pic.twitter.com/PaMILPqP

2:16 pm: a kitten hanging around waiting to be adopted. pic.twitter.com/SlbkW2fw

2:18 pm: Jackie & Brittany meet their potential dog they may want to adopt. pic.twitter.com/eTb2Zmvp

2:19 pm: super cute! One brown eye and one blue eye dog for adoption. pic.twitter.com/OFTBYqp8

2:20 pm: animal services is running a special until May 27…adoption fee for $45.00 pic.twitter.com/9Dul1wvd

2:21 pm: we are enroute to a disturbance on east side off of Matlock.

2:23 pm: we were disregarded from the disturbance.

2:31 pm: just rolled up on a major accident on Pioneer/360. Minor injuries and clearing roadway now. pic.twitter.com/anvVXC2Z

3:15 pm: we are currently on an investigation off of Truman on north side.

3:19 pm: Driver received citation for expired inspection, registration & no insurance. pic.twitter.com/1ubDVLAU

3:20 pm: In Arlington if u r stopped and have no insurance w/prior convictions we will tow ur car.

3:22 pm: Sgt Cook is performing an inventory of the veh before it is being towed to safe guard personal property. pic.twitter.com/nLkph7bb

3:26 pm: The vehicle will be taken to the pound. He will need to provide current insurance to retrieve the veh. pic.twitter.com/WtZrAMhG

[Word is the Driver pulled into someone’s driveway and pretended “he” knew them]

3:49 pm: Thanks everyone for joining us on our tweetalong! We had fun and we will keep u informed on when our next one will be!

[Thank you to Sgt Cook & Officer McDonnell]

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