News Flash

Posted on: October 20, 2021

Michael Canon promoted as APD's newest corporal

Corporal Michael Canon takes his oath

Investigator Michael Canon was promoted to Corporal during a ceremony on Oct. 19. He will transfer from Criminal Investigations to the Patrol Division. Congratulations to our newest Corporal.

Corporal Canon grew up in Washington Township, New Jersey. In 20...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 20, 2021

Allen Police Department welcomes Officer Nathaniel Beck

City of Allen Police Officer badge

Allen Police Department welcomes a new officer this month. Officer Nathaniel Beck brings five years of law enforcement experience from Staten Island, New York.

Officer Beck was born in Neptune, New Jersey and grew up in Staten Island, New York. Officer Bec...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 19, 2021

Halloween-inspired happenings in Allen

Young girl dressed in Halloween costume

From hayrides and ice skating to unconventional mysteries, here are 6 ways to make your Halloween “spook-tacular."

  1. (REGISTRATION FULL) Decorate your vehicle and bring your favorite candy to pass out at our Trunk or Treat Drive-in Movie on Oc...
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City of Allen Headline News
Posted on: October 4, 2021

Allen Police debut pink badges for Breast Cancer Awareness

Pink police badge for Breast Cancer Awareness

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, many Allen Police officers will be wearing pink police badges throughout the month of October to help raise awareness of the disease and raise funding for research. The Allen Police Association recommended and so...

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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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