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Message from Chief Frank Dixon
To the Denton community:
I am proud to lead the Denton Police Department at a pivotal time in policing. We are listening. As part of our commitment to continuously improving our service, we are taking active steps to meet and exceed your expectations and needs. These measures include meticulously updating department policies, incorporating a wide range of extensive training, proactively engaging in important dialogue with those we serve, and much more.
Additionally, to promote transparency, the DPD Data Initiative page will serve as an evolving resource hub of information. With each update to this page, we look forward to open and honest conversations on how we can better serve you. Together, we can keep Denton safe, sustainable, and livable for everyone.
Chief Frank Dixon
Denton Police Department
Internal Affairs
The Denton Police Department Internal Affairs Division exists to promote the highest standards of professional conduct possible. To accomplish this end, we seek your feedback regarding both positive and substandard performance. The Department is committed to investigating all complaints of misconduct, regardless of form, source, or substance.
Please notify us if you are aware of misconduct, and we will investigate thoroughly, objectively, and without prejudice. If you would like to share feedback, please submit a form on the Commendations and Complaints page.
  • General Orders (Updated monthly)
    • General Orders are department policies that guide police employees. Since 2018, the Denton Police Department has been updating all General Orders to ensure they align with best practices, community expectations, court decisions, and legislative changes.
Other Documents and Open Data