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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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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