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Don Peritz, Jr.

NBC 5 Law Enforcement Expert



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    Don Peritz, Jr,, joined the NBC 5 news team in 2013 as a Law Enforcement Expert after nearly 35 years as a well-respected and highly decorated North Texas law enforcement official.

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    He also works as an Assignments and Investigative Editor, where he specializes in breaking news and investigative stories.

    As a former Dallas County Sheriff’s Administrative Senior Sergeant, he brings a wealth of real-world police training and personal street experience to NBC 5 with his direct involvement in a number of high profile field and leadership assignments during his career.

    Don is a three-time Lone Star Emmy award winner and holds a number of Texas Commission on Law Enforcement certifications and licenses, including Master Texas Peace Officer, arson investigation, advanced accident investigation, and firearms instructor certification.