2018 State of the City & Awards of Excellence

Mayor Barry Gordon presented the 2018 State of the City Address at the annual ‘Celebrate Duncanville’ event co-hosted by the City and Chamber of Commerce on January 17, 2019. Approximately 200 attendees from various community organizations and businesses enjoyed an evening celebrating the City of Champions and recognizing outstanding leaders and businesses in the community.

The Mayor presented Awards of Excellence to two Duncanville businesses for 2018:

  • GK Steel
  • La Mexicana Tortilla Factory

View the 2018 State of the City Video

Police Civil Service Exam Apply by Nov 23rd

The Duncanville Police Department is giving a Police Civil Service exam on Saturday, December 3, 2016. Individuals interested in an amazing career in Law Enforcement are urged to go online to fill out an interest card to be eligible for the civil service exam.

Duncanville Police Department has great opportunities in a variety of aspects of police work. If you are interested in a law enforcement career, submit an interest card by November 23, 2016 at 3pm to be eligible for the exam on December 3, 2016.


Winter Preparations

Fall is here and work for the coming winter has now begun. Here are a few tips to help you better prepare for that coming cold (possibly freezing) weather. Among the topics discussed are:

  • Winterizing your Home by protecting your Pipes
  • Winterizing your sprinkler system and piping


General Election Day Tuesday Nov 8, 2016

The national General Election will take place on Tuesday, November 8, 2016.

library-front-sideFind out who’s on the ballot for your precinct.


Please visit dallascountyvotes.org for all your voting needs.

Early Voting begins Monday, October 24, 2016

Duncanville Public Library
201 James Collins Blvd
Duncanville, TX 75116

Early Voting Schedule
Monday, October 24, 2016 through Friday, October 28, 2016 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
lunes, 24 de octubre de 2016 hasta viernes, 28 de octubre de 2016 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Saturday, October 29, 2016 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
sábado, 29 de octubre de 2016 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Sunday, October 30, 2016 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
domingo, 30 de octubre de 2016 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Monday, October 31, 2016 through Friday, November 04, 2016 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
lunes, 31 de octubre de 2016 hasta viernes, 04 de noviembre de 2016 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Duncanville Police Investigate Bank Robbery


News Release

Contact Information:

Officer Doug Sisk
Community Relations / Crime Prevention
City of Duncanville
Office Phone: 972-780-5027

For Immediate Release 07/20/2016

Duncanville Police Investigate Bank Robbery

On Monday, July 18, 2016, at approximately 9:36 a.m. Duncanville Police Officers were dispatched to a robbery that had just occurred at the bank located in the 100 block of North Cedar Ridge Dr. Bank employees were contacted by police and they confirmed the robbery.

The suspect was described as a black male, 30 – 40 years of age, heavy set, gold teeth, medium length afro hairstyle with black beard and moustache. The suspect was wearing a black ball cap and long-sleeve black shirt. He had black-rimmed eyeglasses with a white patch/cloth over his right eye.

The suspect fled the location on a bicycle in the north bound direction on Cedar Ridge Dr. Responding officers checked the area, but were unable to locate the suspect. The suspect fled the location with an undetermined amount of money at this time.
Images of the suspect are attached to this release.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective David Moon of Duncanville Police Department’s at (972) 707 – 3839

A reward from North Texas Crime Stoppers is being offered, for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the person(s) responsible for this felony offense. Contact, Crime Stoppers at 1-877-373-8477.



Vacation Home Checks

Citizens On Patrol women membersThe Duncanville Police Department is pleased to announce a service to our community to reduce the opportunity for burglary and other residential crimes.

The Duncanville Police Department and Citizens On Patrol Program offers Vacation Home Checks. Vacation Home Checks are available to Duncanville residents taking a vacation or extended trip for more than 3 days but no more than 3 weeks. The patrol checks will occur as time permits and focus on the perimeter of your home.

Vacation Check Form

Are you ready to start a new career?

Duncanville Police Department is hiring.


First name *

Last name *

Address *

City *

State *

Zip *

Phone Number *

Your Email *


To qualify you must check YES on at least one of the check boxes below.

1. Have you completed 30 college classroom hours with a minimum passing grade of C?

2. Do you hold a current TCOLE Peace Officer License?

3. Do you have at least two years of active military service with honorable discharge?

Council Seeks Citizens to Serve on City Boards & Commissions

The Duncanville City Council is currently accepting applications from citizens interested in volunteering their service on one of the City’s boards or commissions. To be eligible to serve, one must be a resident of the City of Duncanville, and not be in arrears on City of Duncanville ad valorem taxes or fines or fees.

Applications are being accepted for the following Boards and Commissions:

  • City Planning & Zoning Commission
  • Zoning Board of Adjustment
  • Parks & Recreation Advisory Board
  • Library Advisory Board
  • Sign Control Board
  • Duncanville Community & Economic Development Corporation (DCEDC)
  • Keep Duncanville Beautiful Board
  • Duncanville Community Multicultural Commission
  • Duncanville Social Engagement Partnership
  • Tri-City Animal Shelter Advisory Board
  • Civil Service Commission

Duncanville Community Economic Development Corporation members at the 2016 Boards & Commissions Banquet.

Applications will be accepted thru July 15, 2016. Following the application deadline, each applicant will be contacted to schedule a brief interview with the City Council. Appointments to the Boards and Commissions are then made in August by the City Council.

Anyone interested in serving is encouraged to forward a completed application no later than July 15, 2016 to Mary Jones, City Secretary, P.O. Box 380280, Duncanville, Texas, 75138-0280; or to mjones@ci.duncanville.tx.us; or in person at City Hall, 203 E. Wheatland Road.


Applications may also be obtained at City Hall. For more information, please call 972-780-5017.

Independence Day Celebration 2016


Independence Day Celebration

Monday, July 4th, 2016

The City of Duncanville invites you to bring your family and friends to its annual Independence Day Celebration!

TKasey 2015 4th July Paradehe day will begin with a parade sponsored by the Duncanville Lions Club, and will close with an evening of food, fun, and fireworks in Armstrong Park, where you’ll enjoy LIVE music, delicious food from local vendors, bounce houses for the kids, and the return of Duncanville’s traditional Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza!

Admission is FREE and open to the public, though wristbands will be required for entry into the evening activities.

The theme of this year’s Lions Club parade is “Red, White, and We Serve.”
WHEN Monday, July 4th, 2016 (DELAYED 1 hour – was 9:00 am)
From 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
WHERE The parade route will begin on Wheatland Rd at Freeman St, heading west, turn north on Main St, and end on Main St at Freeman St.
ROAD CLOSURES Various closures will affect the Wheatland Rd & Main St area beginning at 7AM.
PARADE ENTRIES To participate in the parade, please register with Duncanville Lions Club at Duncanville Lions Club, Parade Entry, PO Box 381055, Duncanville, TX 75138, or in person at one of the following locations:

  • Chamber of Commerce, 300 E Wheatland
  • Red Bird Bowling Lanes, 1114 S Main
  • Ben Franklin Apothecary, 302 N Main
CONTACT For further information regarding the parade, call Lions Parade Chairpersons Don McBurnett (214-918-9981) or Kasey Cheshier (972-298-1147).


WHEN Monday, July 4th, 2016
Gates open @ 6:00 PM
Fireworks show @ approximately 9:30 PM
WHERE Armstrong Park (100 James Collins Blvd)

Wristbands will be required for entrance to the evening festivities.

Starting June 15th, wristbands will be available upon request at:

The Duncanville Recreation Center (201 James Collins Blvd).

While supplies last. Limit 10 wristbands per person; must be 18 or older to pick up. If quantities remain, wristbands will also be available at the event.

  • Guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • All bags and coolers will be subject to search upon entry.
  • The following items will not be permitted inside the park:
    • alcohol
    • glass containers
    • tents
    • canopies
    • umbrellas (other than handheld)
    • all animals other than service animals
    • fireworks
ACCESSIBILITY ADA-accessible parking will be located in the parking lot west of City Hall (203 E Wheatland Rd).
PARK CLOSURE Armstrong Park will be closed to the public in advance of the event, starting at 11:30 PM on July 3rd. Normal park hours will resume following the event.
SHUTTLE SERVICE Due to various street closures and limited parking, the City of Duncanville will offer a free shuttle service to and from designated remote parking locations before, during, and after the evening festivities. Two shuttle routes will be available:

  • A North route will pick up attendees from the Duncanville High School parking lot (900 W Camp Wisdom Rd) and drop them off at Efurd Properties (202 S Santa Fe Trail).
  • A South route will pick up attendees from the Costco parking lot (250 W Hwy 67) and will drop them off at the former Duncanville ISD Administration building (802 S Main St).
SPONSORS/ VENDORS Sponsors and vendors are invited to register with the Department of Parks & Recreation at 201 James Collins Blvd, or by calling 972-780-5070.
MEDIA All media welcome at the park entrance near City Hall (203 E Wheatland Rd). For further details regarding media coverage, please contact Dennis Quinn at 972-780-5053.
CONTACT For any questions regarding the Independence Day Celebration, please contact the Department of Parks & Recreation at 972-780-5070.