Posted on: August 30, 2016

Reminder of State Hunting Laws

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With dove season opening Sep. 1, Allen Police want to remind hunters about state restrictions on firearms use in the City of Allen and Collin County.

Hunters must obtain permission of property owners before using their land for hunting purposes. They ...Read on...

Read Texas weapon discharge regulations.
Posted on: August 26, 2016

Next Rape Aggression Defense Course Begins Soon

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Join Allen Police beginning Sept. 6 for the next Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) course for women. The purpose of the RAD program is to develop and enhance the options of self defense, so they may become viable considerations to the woman who is attacked.
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Posted on: August 24, 2016

New Gear Offers More Protection from Active Shooters

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The City of Allen will purchase specialized gear to protect police officers from active shooters.

City council members approved the $75,000 expense during the Aug. 23 meeting. The new gear will include 100 steel vests and Kevlar helmets along with face...Read on...

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Posted on: August 19, 2016

IRS Scam Callers on the Rise - Hang UP then Report IT!

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Allen Police warn residents that IRS impersonators have changed their tactics in order to trick people into sending payment to iTunes and other types of gift cards. It's a scam - do not give them any information, hang up, then report the crime.

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IRS Impersonation Scam Update
Posted on: August 19, 2016

Do You Know When to Stop for a School Bus?

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Texas law requires drivers to stop when a school bus is stopped and operating a visual signal. But many drivers are confused about when the law applies.

According to Texas statute, a driver – traveling in either direction – must stop when approaching a...Read on...

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