Dallas Police Chief, David O. Brown, Is Calm at Center of Crisis

In the aftermath of the police shootings in Dallas, Chief Brown’s public appearances have helped ease tensions in the city and the nation.


Dallas Gunman’s Plans for Bombing Remain a Worry for Police

“The concern is we haven’t found something that’s out there,” the city’s police chief said Monday, referring to the gunman’s claims to have planted explosives.


Texas Open-Carry Laws Blurred Lines Between Suspects and Marchers

The mayor of Dallas suggests tightening the state’s gun laws to make it tougher to carry long arms in public.


Dallas Police Chief David Brown, a Reformer, Becomes Face of Nation’s Shock

As Chief Brown sorted through a jumble of reports, some of them wrong, publicly narrating the standoff between his officers and the gunman, he also offered simple, emotional words.