Garland Fire Department’s Chief Raymond Knight has recognized Garland police officer Shaun Smith with the Public Safety Herosim Award. Chief Knight described the incident in a letter written to the Garland Police Department.
From May 23 through June 5, Garland Police are joining forces with the Texas Department of Transportation and the Texas Department of Public Safety by working to increase seat belt use through the Click It or Ticket campaign.
Garland Police are searching for a vehicle and its driver involved in a fatality hit & run accident that occurred on April 14, 2016.
Shortly after 8:30 pm, officers responded to the report of a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle in the 5500 block of Lyons Road. When officers arrived they observed a male lying in the roadway with severe injuries.
On April 13, at approximately 11:00 pm, Garland Police responded to a multiple car crash on southbound LBJ Freeway near La Prada. When officers arrived they observed that 4 vehicles had been involved in the accident. An 18 year old woman and 4 year old female child were killed.