Dallas Police Lockdown: Full Story & Must-See Details

The Dallas Police Headquarters are on lockdown due to a suspicious bottle with liquid found near the front entrance. The bomb squad is on the scene investigating.

What’s Happening?

Bomb squads are investigating a suspicious bottle with liquid found near the front entrance at the Dallas Police Headquarters.

Sources told NBC 5 the suspicious package was found at the north entrance of the building in the 1400 block of South Lamar Street. It is reportedly a bottle filled with liquid. There are some reports that it also contained a note.

A SWAT team was called in to assist.

Partial evacuations are underway as a precaution. Lamar St. has been closed as police continue to investigate.

An explosives unit, hazmat truck and fire engines all responded to the scene. The streets around the building were also closed as a precaution.

“We are asking that anyone in the vicinity stay clear until the incident is resolved and made safe,” police said.

The Dallas PD have confirmed the suspicious package and partial evacuation.

No further details have been released.

Dallas Police Department

Mission Statement

The Police Department, in serving the people of Dallas, strives to reduce crime and provide a safe city by:

  • Recognizing that its goal is to help people and provide assistance at every opportunity;
  • Providing preventive, investigative, and enforcement services;
  • Increasing citizen satisfaction with public safety and obtaining community cooperation through the Department’s training, skills, and efforts; and
  • Realizing that the Police Department alone cannot control crime, but must act in concert with the community and the rest of the Criminal Justice System.

In achieving this mission, the men and women of the Dallas Police Department will conduct themselves in an ethical manner. They will:

  • Respect and protect the rights of citizens as determined by the law;
  • Treat citizens and their fellow employees courteously and with the same amount of dignity with which they expect to be treated themselves;
  • Be examples of honesty and integrity in their professional and personal lives, thereby earning the public trust;
  • Perform their duties with the knowledge that protection of the lives and property of all citizens is their primary duty; and
  • Comply with the spirit and letter of the Code of Conduct.

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