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Chief Brown Talks with NBC 5 Investigates - Part 1

Chief Brown Talks with NBC 5 Investigates - Part 1

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NBC 5 Investigates' Scott Friedman sat down with Dallas Police Chief David Brown to talk about his department's policies on the use of police computers while driving.

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An NBC 5 investigation found that more than 200 Dallas restaurants had not been inspected in at least two years.

Jun 25, 2012 Share
NBC 5 Investigates: Dallas Hires Even More Restaurant Inspectors

NBC 5 Investigates: Dallas Hires Even More Restaurant Inspectors

A Dallas City Council committee agreed Monday to hire even more restaurant inspections after an NBC 5 Investigates report showed some restaurants had gone years between inspections. City leaders also gave a green light to a plan that could impact every restaurant in Dallas.

Jun 25, 2012 Share
Dallas Debates Restaurant Inspection Measure

Dallas Debates Restaurant Inspection Measure

A City Council committee authorizes the writing of a measure that would require every restaurant worker to take a food-safety course. Read More

Mar 2, 2012 Share
241 Restaurants Inspected After NBC 5 Report

241 Restaurants Inspected After NBC 5 Report

After an NBC 5 investigation found that more than 200 Dallas restaurants had not been inspected in at least two years, Dallas has inspected all of the establishments on the list. Read More

Feb 29, 2012 Share
Dallas Promises Action on Restaurant Inspections

Dallas Promises Action on Restaurant Inspections

Dallas restaurants are supposed to be inspected twice per year, but NBC 5 has learned that only about 20 percent got two inspections last year. This story was published February 29, 2012 - 12:22 a.m.

Mar 26, 2012 Share
Dallas to Hire More Restaurant Inspectors

Dallas to Hire More Restaurant Inspectors

Prompted by an NBC 5 investigation, the city of Dallas will be hiring more restaurant inspectors. Read More

Apr 12, 2012 Share
Dallas Considers Training for Restaurant Workers

Dallas Considers Training for Restaurant Workers

Dallas is debating sweeping changes in the wake of an NBC 5 investigation into restaurant inspections that found kitchens that had not been checked in years. A plan to require a training course for every restaurant worker in the city is among the ideas.

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I appreciate your bringing it to our attention because that's absolutely critical that we have safe and healthy and clean restaurants. — Dallas Councilwoman Angela Hunt on NBC 5 Investigates probe into city restaurant inspections
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