Dallas PD implements new program to clean up crime-ridden neighborhood
By Dan X. McGraw
Dallas Morning News
DALLAS — Dennis Bell has seen violent crime and drugs keep people from leaving their homes in West Dallas for years.
But in less than a month, Mr. Bell said, he has seen the neighborhood start to change as city officials have cracked down on everything from stray dogs to weapons under a pilot program aimed at turning around part of the troubled area.