Participate in the 57th Duncanville Citizens Police Academy

The upcoming Citizens Police Academy begins on August 28 at 7 pm, and classes are Tuesday nights for 11 weeks.

This course is designed to give the public a working knowledge of the Duncanville Police Department’s personnel and polices. The instruction is comprehensive covering diverse areas of the police department with officers, supervisors and personnel instructing each course. Examples of topics covered include: administration; training; S.W.A.T. Team; criminal investigations; DWI procedures; crime prevention; and more. Instruction includes lectures, demos, tours and hands-on training.

To participate, the minimum age required is 21, and you must live or work in Duncanville.

You can pick up an application at the Duncanville Police station or by clicking here.

For more information, contact Officer Doug Sisk at 972.780.5027 or dsisk@duncanvillepd.com.

 

City of Duncanville Earns Scenic City Certification

The City of Duncanville recently earned Scenic City Certification with a bronze level certification through the Scenic City Certification Program, a project of Scenic Texas and its 15 Program Partner organizations. This is the first time Duncanville has received this certification.

The Scenic City Certification Program recognizes cities for their demonstrated commitment to high-quality scenic standards for public roadways and public spaces, and according to the Scenic City’s website, this is the only program of its kind in the United States to devise a comprehensive set of model standards into one evaluation program.

Duncanville will be publicly recognized as a Scenic City at a special reception during TML’s Annual Conference Week in Fort Worth on October 11.

It is an honor for Duncanville to receive this first-time certification, and the City extends its congratulations to other municipalities who either earned first-time certification or re-certification.

City of Duncanville Weekly Update: August 3, 2018

The City welcomes and encourages community members to stay up-to-date on City activities and projects, while increasing public awareness of the things the City does on a daily basis.

The City Manager provides a weekly update to City Council of departmental activities and other significant items of interest, and that in the interest of also keeping the public better informed, the City is pleased to make those updates available to the citizens.

Weekly Update for Week Ending: Friday, August 3, 2018

City of Duncanville Weekly Update: July 30, 2018

The City welcomes and encourages community members to stay up-to-date on City activities and projects, while increasing public awareness of the things the City does on a daily basis.

The City Manager provides a weekly update to City Council of departmental activities and other significant items of interest, and that in the interest of also keeping the public better informed, the City is pleased to make those updates available to the citizens.

Weekly Update for Week Ending: Friday, July 27, 2018

City of Duncanville Weekly Update: July 23, 2018

The City welcomes and encourages community members to stay up-to-date on City activities and projects, while increasing public awareness of the things the City does on a daily basis.

The City Manager provides a weekly update to City Council of departmental activities and other significant items of interest, and that in the interest of also keeping the public better informed, the City is pleased to make those updates available to the citizens.

Weekly Update for Week Ending: Friday, July 20, 2018

Duncanville Police Department Investigating Shooting and Asking for the Public’s Help

Early Tuesday morning, July 17, 2018, Duncanville Police Officers were dispatched to a shooting at the Rodeway Inn off Interstate 20 at Camp Wisdom Road.

An 18-year-old victim was shot and after being transported to the hospital was later pronounced dead.

The incident appears to stem from an altercation in the parking lot around 1:45 am.

This is an ongoing investigation, and the Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a person of interest, as well as those who may have been at the location and can offer any information.

Anyone with information can contact Detective Pollock at (972) 707-3831 or contact Crime Stoppers at (877) 373-8477 (TIPS) or visit www.ntcc.crimestoppersweb.com. Callers can be anonymous. Crime Stoppers is offering a reward and will pay up to $5000 for the arrest and indictment on any felony.

City of Duncanville Weekly Update: July 16, 2018

The City welcomes and encourages community members to stay up-to-date on City activities and projects, while increasing public awareness of the things the City does on a daily basis.

The City Manager provides a weekly update to City Council of departmental activities and other significant items of interest, and that in the interest of also keeping the public better informed, the City is pleased to make those updates available to the citizens.

Weekly Update for Week Ending: Friday, July 13, 2018

City of Duncanville to host Independence Day Celebration on July 4, 2018

The City of Duncanville invites you to its annual Independence Day Celebration on Wednesday, July 4. The day will begin with a parade sponsored by the Duncanville Lions Club and will close with a host of evening festivities in Armstrong Park. Attendees will be able to enjoy LIVE music, delicious food from local vendors, bounce houses for the kids and fireworks! Admission is FREE and open to the public; however, wristbands are required for entry into the evening festivities.

PARADE
Event Type: Parade
Price: Free to the public
Description:
Time: Independence Day Celebration Parade 9 am – 10 am
Place: The parade route will begin at Reed Middle School, 530 Freeman Street, turn right on Wheatland Road, right on Main Street, followed by a right on Freeman Street and continue back to Reed Middle School.
Special Info: 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 Road; Red Bird Bowling Lanes, 1114 S Main; or Ben Franklin Apothecary, 302 N Main.

Various closures will affect the Wheatland & Main Street area beginning at 7 am. For any questions regarding the parade, call Lions Parade Chairpersons Don McBurnett at 214-918-9981 or Kasey Cheshier at 972-298-1147.

FOOD, FUN & FIREWORKS
Event Type: Family Activities, Concert & Fireworks Show
Price: Free to the public
Description: Local food vendors, bounce houses, live music and fireworks show.
Time: 6 pm – 10 pm
Place: Armstrong Park – 100 James Collins Blvd., Duncanville, TX 75116

Special Info:
Wristbands will be required for entrance to the evening festivities.
 Wristbands are available upon request at the Duncanville Recreation Center (201 James Collins Blvd), while supplies last. Limit 5 wristbands per person; must be 18 or older to pick up. If quantities remain, wristbands will 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 hand held), all animals other than service animals and fireworks.
  • ADA-accessible parking will be located in the parking lot west of City Hall (203 E Wheatland Rd, Duncanville, TX 75116).
  • Sponsors and vendors are invited to register with the Department of Parks & Recreation at 201 James Collins Blvd., Duncanville, TX 75116 or by calling 972-780-5070.
  • Armstrong Park will be closed to the public in advance of the event, starting at 11:30PM on July 3. Normal park hours will resume following the event.

SHUTTLE SERVICE
Event Type: Shuttle Service
Price: Free to the public
Description: 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. Remote parking will be available at Costco and Duncanville High School.
Time: 5 pm – End of Event
Place: 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, Duncanville, TX 75116) and drop off at Efurd Properties (202 S Santa Fe Trail, Duncanville, TX 75116). A South route will pick up from the Costco parking lot (250 W Hwy 67, Duncanville, TX 75137) and drop off at the former Duncanville ISD Administration building (802 S Main St, Duncanville, TX 75137).

Special Info: Guests must take the same shuttle route to return to their vehicle at the end of the evening that they took to get to the event.

MEDIA: All media are welcome at the park entrance near City Hall. (203 E Wheatland Rd, Duncanville, TX 75116). For further details regarding media coverage, please contact Cody Ann Bainter at 972-780-5043 or cbainter@duncanville.com.

FURTHER INFORMATION: For any questions regarding the Independence Day festivities, please contact the Department of Parks & Recreation at 972-780-5070, or visit us at www.duncanville.com.

City of Duncanville Weekly Update: June 22, 2018

The City welcomes and encourages community members to stay up-to-date on City activities and projects, while increasing public awareness of the things the City does on a daily basis.

The City Manager provides a weekly update to City Council of departmental activities and other significant items of interest, and that in the interest of also keeping the public better informed, the City is pleased to make those updates available to the citizens.

Weekly Update for Week Ending: Friday, June 22, 2018

2018 OFFICIAL CUMULATIVE RUNOFF ELECTION RESULTS – DISTRICT 4

CITY OF DUNCANVILLE

JUNE 16, 2018

CITY RUNOFF ELECTION – DISTRICT 4

Conducted by the Dallas County Elections Department. One election day polling place was utilized:  Reed Middle School.  Early voting was held at the Library/Community Center, 201 James Collins Blvd.

OFFICIAL CUMULATIVE ELECTION RESULTS

 

COUNCILMEMBER DISTRICT 4

Jeff Burton               264         49.91%

Mark Cooks              265         50.09%

TOTAL                    529        100%

To view the official cumulative results, click here.

City of Duncanville Elections Page

Dallas County Elections