Dallas County Emergency Preparedness


Winter Weather

Winters in Dallas County can mean a variety of fluctuating conditions which can include snow or subfreezing temperatures as well as strong winds or even ice or heavy rain storms. Winter weather can affect heat, power and communications services. Because we maintain a normal temperate climate, residents can be caught off guard when severe winter weather hits.

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Jail Escapee Incident

MEDIA STATEMENT: Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Regarding last night’s jail escapee incident: Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins’s statement on behalf of Dallas County

Parkland, Sheriff Valdez and the Commissioners Court broke ground this week on a state of the art $40 million dollar medical facility within the Dallas County Jail that, once completed, will virtually eliminate the need for inmates to be transported to outside hospitals. Continue reading “Jail Escapee Incident”