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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Allen Police Department gives first-year review of SPIDRTech software

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Allen Police Department (APD) gave its first-year review of SPIDRTech, a new software that enhances communication between Allen Police Department and the people we serve.

Deputy Chief Ken Myers presented the review to City Council in January.


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Posted on: January 12, 2021

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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.

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Posted on: September 23, 2020

Urban wildlife in Allen

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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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