News Flash

Posted on: July 29, 2021

Barista to Emergency Dispatcher

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There’s an unexpected perk about baristas: their multi-tasking skills make them excellent first responders. Kaitie Campbell was a Barista at Starbucks for approximately four years, where she described “world class customer service&...

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Police News
Posted on: March 2, 2021

GPD Online Store

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Grapevine Police are proud to announce the launch of the GPD online store. Fan gear and branded merchandise is now available for purchase to the public. Items will be added throughout the year, and sold as supplies last. Items are currently available for ...

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Police News
Posted on: February 3, 2021

Nextdoor Helps Find Stolen Motorcycle

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On February 1, 2021, Senior Officer Dale Roath posted a Nextdoor article about a rise in stolen motorcycles, and how owners can protect their property. Thanks to an observant neighbors on the app - officers were able to recover one of th...
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Police News
Posted on: January 25, 2021

Quick Thinking

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On Saturday, January 16, 2021, Officer Tarshia Akins, Officer Eric Barch and Officer Byron Young responded to a burglary in progress at a local apartment complex. 
As officers pulled up, they witnessed a man running across the street. Ofc. Akins r...
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Police News
Posted on: January 25, 2021

New Rowing Test

Man in gym using rowing machine

The Grapevine Police Department will now be utilizing the Concept2 Rower for the physical assessment used in the police officer hiring process. The rowing test is designed to determine the overall fitness level of the applicant, while challenging both the...

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Police News
Posted on: January 14, 2021

E-Commerce Safety

E-Commerce Exchange Zone sign

It happens several times a year: a man or woman calls Grapevine Police to report a theft, after trying to buy or sell something online.  

Often times, the victim can look back and point to several warning signs that the transaction was doomed to f...

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Police News
Posted on: November 13, 2020

2020 GPD Awards

Three police officers in masks holding an award

The Grapevine Police Department moved its annual awards banquet to a virtual format. The change allowed a mostly private ceremony to be shared publicly. More than three dozen award recipients earned top honors from Chief Mike Hamlin on Friday, November 13...

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