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Posted on: January 12, 2022

Now hiring: Animal Control Officer

Join our Animal Services team! As an Animal Control Officer, you'll provide hands-on, humane service for animal concerns in Allen. Additional duties include facility support and caring for animals at the shelter.

Police Department
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Councilmembers tour Allen's Emergency Communications Center

Allen Councilmembers participate in a tour of Emergency Communications Center

The Emergency Communications Center is at the heart of the City of Allen’s public safety, and Councilmembers had the opportunity to tour the center at the Jan. 11 City Council Workshop.

Police Chief Brian Harvey and Emergency Communications Manager Shellie...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 10, 2022

R.A.D. self-defense training for women

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R.A.D. training (Rape Aggression Defense) is a four-week course that teaches realistic self-defense strategies for women. Classes led by certified Allen Police instructors.

Police Department
Posted on: September 24, 2020

Join our force - now offering lateral entry!

We're one of the few departments in Dallas Fort-Worth with a lateral entry program for officers with prior experience.

Police Department
Posted on: September 23, 2020

Urban wildlife in Allen

Photo - Coyote

Bobcats, coyotes and other urban wildlife are present throughout North Texas, including here in Allen. However, seeing these animals in your neighborhood can be unnerving. Read on for the top questions about urban wildlife, including ways to protect your ...

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