Here’s How 7 Dallas Police Chief Candidates Said They Would Fight Crime

Dallas Police Chief U. Reneé Hall talks to her boss, Dallas City Manager T.C. Broadnax, during a City Council meeting in February 2019. Hall resigned in September and will leave the department at the end of the year.(Shaban Athuman / Staff Photographer)
Dallas Police Chief U. Reneé Hall talks to her boss, Dallas City Manager T.C. Broadnax, during a City Council meeting in February 2019. Hall resigned in September and will leave the department at the end of the year. (Shaban Athuman/Staff Photographer)

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By Cassandra Jaramillo
Dallas Morning News Writer

Candidates for Police Chief U. Reneé Hall’s job talked about how they would tackle the city’s violent crime.

The leading candidates for Dallas police chief made their case Wednesday [December 16th] on why they should be the city’s next top cop, expanding in live interviews about how they would reduce crime.

Candidates were interviewed in a televised Q&A session that started at 2 pm a day after they met privately with community groups.

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