News Flash

Posted on: February 3, 2021

Nextdoor Helps Find Stolen Motorcycle

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On February 1, 2021, Senior Officer Dale Roath posted a Nextdoor article about a rise in stolen motorcycles, and how owners can protect their property. Thanks to an observant neighbors on the app - officers were able to recover one of th...
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Police News
Posted on: January 25, 2021

Quick Thinking

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On Saturday, January 16, 2021, Officer Tarshia Akins, Officer Eric Barch and Officer Byron Young responded to a burglary in progress at a local apartment complex. 
As officers pulled up, they witnessed a man running across the street. Ofc. Akins r...
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Police News
Posted on: January 25, 2021

New Rowing Test

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The Grapevine Police Department will now be utilizing the Concept2 Rower for the physical assessment used in the police officer hiring process. The rowing test is designed to determine the overall fitness level of the applicant, while challenging both the...

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Police News
Posted on: January 14, 2021

E-Commerce Safety

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It happens several times a year: a man or woman calls Grapevine Police to report a theft, after trying to buy or sell something online.  

Often times, the victim can look back and point to several warning signs that the transaction was doomed to f...

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Police News
Posted on: December 29, 2020

Community Helpers

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Grapevine Telecommunicator Kristy Bleau answered an important call, "off the clock" at home, that ended up saving Christmas for a family in her Lake Dallas community.

Bleau runs a community Facebook page for several cities in her area, including ...

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Police News
Posted on: November 13, 2020

2020 GPD Awards

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The Grapevine Police Department moved its annual awards banquet to a virtual format. The change allowed a mostly private ceremony to be shared publicly. More than three dozen award recipients earned top honors from Chief Mike Hamlin on Friday, November 13...

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Police News
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Filing Police Reports Online

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While some police reports should be made either in person, or by calling 911, Grapevine Police want to help people understand which crimes can also be made simply by using this website.  Please know first, that GPD does NOT accept reports of stol...

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