Crime and Law Enforcement

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Be Free Ministry

P.O. Box 815805, Dallas, TX  75381-5805

972-247-1769

Services: Prisons, county jails, Bible studies, aftercare, provide Bibles, pen pals

 

Church World Service

Toll free hotline: 1-800-297-1516 ext. 111

Services: Immigration and refugee programs

 

Dallas Independent School District (programs for at-risk school-age children)

3700 Ross Ave, Dallas, TX

Phone: 972-925-3700

Hours: 7:30am-4:30pm Monday-Friday

Language: English and Spanish

Website: www.dallasisd.org

Dallas Police Department Interactive Community Policing

1400 S. Lamar, Dallas, TX (numerous storefront offices elsewhere - see website for other services)

Phone: 214-671-4020

Hours: 24 hours 7 days a week

Language: English

Website: www.dallaspolice.net 

Department of Health and Human Services

1301 Young St., Dallas, TX

Phone: 214-459-2046

 

Exodus Ministries

4630 Munger Ave. #110, Dallas, TX

214-827-3772

Website:  www.phpc.org/templates/cusprestonhollow/default.asp?id=29712

Services: Exodus reaches ex-offenders and their families with fellowship, counseling,

arrangements for housing and food, a supportive home church, and jobs

 

The Family Place (Incest Recovery)

4300 Macarthur Ave, Dallas, TX

214-443-7701

Hotline: 214-941-1991

Website: www.familyplace.org

Cost: Free

Services: Counseling for victims of incest and child sexual abuse

 

Family violence: See Counseling and Women

 

Greater Dallas Crime Commission

1601 Elm St., Suite 2350, Dallas, TX

214-965-9000

Website: www.ntcrimecomm.org

Contact: President – Merida “Millie” DeAnda

Services: Crime prevention, crime control programs, and homeland security

 

Mothers Against Drunk Driving

800-382-MADD

Hours: 24 hours 7 days a week hotline

Website: www.madd.org

 

National Crime Prevention Council

1000 Connecticut Ave, NW Washington, DC  20036

202-466-6272

Website: www.ncpc.org

 

Neighborhood Link

www.neighborhoodlink.com

Services: Offers information about your local neighborhood and your local neighborhood organizations

 

Parkland Rape Crisis and Child Abuse Center

5201 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX

Phone: 214-590-0430

Hours: 24 hours 7 days a week

Language: English and Spanish referral

Cost: Nonprofit

Website: Google: contact crisis line

 

Rape: See counseling and women

 

Sex offender listings

Website: http://records.txdps.state.tx.us/

 

Texas Department of Criminal Justice Pardons and Parole

1010 Cadiz, Suite 204B, Dallas, TX

214-426-5049

Cost: Free

Website: www.tdcj.state.tx.us

Services: Parole

 

Texas Youth Commission—Cottrell House

7929 Military Parkway, Dallas, TX

214-388-5498

Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm Monday-Friday; Residential – open 24 hours

Website: www.tyc.state.tx.us

 

Texas Youth Commission—Dallas

1575 W. Mockingbird, Suite 650, Dallas, TX

214-678-3600

Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm Monday-Friday; Residential – open 24 hours

 

Victim’s Outreach

214-358-5173

Hours: 24 hours 7 days a week hotline

Website: www.victimoutreach.org  

 

Way Back House
899 Stemmons, Dallas, TX

214-742-1971

Hours: 24 hours

 

24 -7 Wynnewood Heights Crime Watch

Website: www.24-7crimewatch.org

Email: 24-7crimewatch@earthlink.net

Services: Teaches citizens techniques to reduce the risk of being victimized at home and in public, allows neighbors to get to know each other, brings citizens together to address the needs and issues of the community

 

Youth and Family Support Division

1400 S. Lamar, Dallas, TX

214-671-4020

Hours: 24 hours 7 days a week

Language: English

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