Dallas' New Police Chief, Roy Oliver's Account of Jordan Edwards' Death: Your Wednesday Evening News Roundup

Good evening. Here are some stories you may have missed today.Do you want to get this roundup via email? Sign up for our newsletters here.Detroit deputy chief becomes first woman to lead Dallas Police Department City Manager T.C. Broadnax announced Wednesday that Detroit Deputy Police Chief Ulysha Renee Hall has been chosen from a pool of seven finalists, three of them internal candidates, to be Dallas’ next police chief.Dallas' chief position has been vacant since October, when Chief David Brown retired from the department. Assistant Chief of Police David Pughes ran the department as interim chief while officials searched for a permanent replacement."Chief Hall is a proven leader with a stellar background," Broadnax said. "These are qualities I believe are critical as we tackle crime to make our city safer while addressing organizational and policy issues within the department."Hall, who has been on the force in Detroit since 1999, has dealt with several issues paralleling crises in Dallas. These include the increasing homeless population and the loose-dogs issue that has affected low-income neighborhoods. Commentary: City Columnist Robert Wilonsky says Hall appears to be just the police chief Dallas needs right now.Bundled solution: A Dallas City Council member is pushing a plan to address Dallas’ homeless people and loose dog problems by having the people catch and train the pooches.  Continue reading...

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