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Posted on: August 19, 2015

Do You Know When to Stop for a School Bus?


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...

Posted on: August 6, 2015

Citizens Police Academy Accepting Applications


The Fall 2015 Citizens Police Academy class will begin Thursday, Sep. 10. The 12-week course gives Allen residents an inside look at police department operations. Participants will meet officers from various units, including K-9, SWAT, patrol, criminal in...Read on...

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Posted on: June 9, 2015

Allen Earns High Marks for Safety, Response Times


Allen moved up a spot in an annual list of the safest cities in the nation. The city ranked 13th in the 2015 CQ Press list and boasts the highest ranking in Texas.

CQ Press crime rates are tabulated using data on murder, rape, robbery, assault, burglar...Read on...