Confusion in City Council: Can Police Really Crack Down on Panhandling?

Dallas city council members' attempt to get a grip on panhandling in the city led to even more confusion on Monday, when police tried to describe how they approach the issue of enforcement.Police and city council members spent most of the Dallas City Council's public safety and criminal justice committee meeting discussing the challenges involved. City leaders have said for years that they want to cut down on aggressive panhandling, and police in recent years have issued thousands of citations.  Continue reading...

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