By Rich Emberlin, P1 Contributor I joined the Dallas Police Department in 1987 long before the term “community policing” was invented. As rookie luck would have it, I was assigned to the West Dallas projects, one of the most violent, crime-ridden areas in the city at the time. It was so dangerous that a two-man response was mandatory on every call for service; no officer was allowed to go into the projects alone. During a routine neighborhood patrol with my field training...


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