On Wednesday, May 24, the Addison Fire Department launched its own Facebook page! Make sure you “like” and “follow” them to receive department updates, safety tips, and much more!
Fire Chief David Jones recognized Addison Police Officer Schieck and Detective Caravella on May 16 for saving a man’s life on the night of April 7. When they were not on duty, the officers were alerted of an unconscious person at a restaurant nearby. They quickly headed to that location and found an unresponsive adult male, with […]
On February 9, 2016 Addison Police Officer James Easterling tendered his immediate resignation to the Town and confessed that he had embezzled funds from the Addison Police Association for many years. Police Chief Paul Spencer immediately notified the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office and requested that the Texas Rangers conduct a complete criminal investigation into […]
At approximately 6:15pm on Monday night, May 1, Addison officers responded to a reported shooting on Winnwood Road where windows were shot out of vehicles. Shortly after, officers received additional reports of windows shot out of as many as 10 other buildings and vehicles on the west side of Addison along Belt Line, Quorum and […]
At the Crowne Plaza’s annual national sales conference, each sales team submits a group photo taken somewhere in their town. This year the group asked if they could have their photo taken in front of our new fire truck. We think it’s a pretty great backdrop! Thanks to the Crowne Plaza’s sales team for stopping by!
At a ceremony on April 7 the Fire Department hosted a “push in” ceremony to officially put into service the new $1.2 million, 100-foot ladder truck. In addition to celebrating the new truck, three new officers were sworn in and there others were promoted the same day. Congratulations to these dedicated members of the Addison […]
The beginning of March, Addison firefighters attended a two-week Basic Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) course at the DFW Airport Fire Training and Research Center. The course focused on airport and airplane familiarization, firefighting techniques, strategy and tactics, ARFF apparatus, and rescue tools. Because Addison is home to a busy airport, our firefighters have to be […]
On March 1, seven individuals on the picture above were recognized with a “Phoenix Award” for saving a life from a vehicle accident on Inwood Road back in December. The vehicle had left the roadway and traveled over a grassy shoulder, struck multiple bushes and came to a stop, leaving the driver unconscious. The driver […]
New Addison police cars are hitting the streets this week! The new fleet consists of 14 new 2016 Ford police utility vehicles that are all-wheel drive and include new in-car camera systems and ruggedized laptops. The cars also include rear back-up cameras and should be easier to maneuver in traffic due to their smaller size. […]
Have you heard about the new phone scam that is sweeping the country? After an introduction, the caller asks “can you hear me.” When you respond “Yes,” they record your response and use it to sign you up for products and services. This USA Today story has some great tips to avoid being a victim.