DESOTO 2021 CITIZENS POLICE ACADEMY BEGINS SEPTEMBER 7

DeSoto, TX - Every Tuesday night, beginning September 7 through November 30, DeSoto residents will get an up-close and "behind-the-scenes" look at the DeSoto Police Department's operations, personnel, equipment, and procedures.

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DeSoto Municipal Election – Saturday, May 1st

DeSoto, TX - The City of DeSoto will hold a Municipal General Election on May 1, 2021. Here are the candidates:

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DeSoto ISD Hosts Walk-Up Vaccine Clinic

DeSoto, TX - All DeSoto ISD staff, their families, and community members were invited to attend. Nurses administered the Pfizer dose, which meant those age 16 and up could receive the shot.

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DeSoto Council Approves Citywide Fair Chance Employment Policy for Justice-Involved job candidates

DeSoto, TX - The DeSoto City Council has taken a bold step towards ensuring employment fairness by passing a measure by a 6-1 vote at its April 6th meeting to prohibit DeSoto-based businesses with 15 or more employees from asking applicants if they had a criminal history during their initial application for employment.

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DESOTO PUBLIC SAFETY TOWN HALL TO ALSO ADDRESS RECENT STREET RACING AND INTERSECTION TAKEOVERS

DeSoto, TX - On Monday, April 12, DeSoto Police Department will host a virtual Public Safety Town Hall at 6:00 pm. Police Chief Joe Costa, will discuss DeSoto crime statistics, 2020 Year in Review, the newly formed C.A.R.E. Team, Citizens Police Advisory Committee

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DUNCANVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT RESPOND TO CALL OF A SHOOTING, LOCATE A FATALLY WOUNDED MALE

Duncanville, TX - At approximately 6:23 PM, April 8th, Duncanville Police Officers responded to a call of a shooting with injury in the 600 block of East Red Bird Lane. Upon arrival, officers found a male victim who had been fatally wounded.

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Community Missionary Baptist Church in DeSoto continuing to help those in need as 'servants of God'

DESOTO, Texas - Many businesses and organizations are closed for Easter weekend, but the mission to fight hunger isn't stopping.  And it's still a main concern for much of North Texas as the pandemic wages on.

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Thorntree Golf Course Getting Front Facelift Thanks To DeSoto Dev Corp 50/50 Matching Façade Grant

DeSoto, TX - On Monday the DeSoto Development Corporation approved a $50,000 matching 50/50 façade grant so that the legendary Thorntree Golf Club could restore its gateway entrance to the original luster of its 1983 debut.

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CITY SECURES DONATION TO HELP PAY FOR RELOCATION OF HICKORY MANOR RESIDENTS DISPLACED BY WINTER STORM DAMAGE

DeSoto, TX - The City of DeSoto has secured a $15,000 grant from former Congressman Beto O’Rourke’s “Powered By People” organization to help defray close to $40,000 in hotel costs incurred for the temporary housing and relocation of several residents of the following last month’s severe winter storms.

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DeSoto's NEW RECREATION CENTER HOURS

DeSoto, TX - For the safety of everyone, residents who are running a fever, are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, or who have had close contact within the last 14 days with someone who has or is believed to have COVID-19 will be prohibited from entry.

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