Coffee with a Cop brings community and police together

Photos by Bob Fitch/Grand Prairie Reporter – © 2014
Saturday morning, Grand Prairie police and three local restaurants partnered to give community members an opportunity to sit down, drink a cup of coffee and have a casual conversation with police officers.

Advantage Academy purchases eleven acres for new high school

Advantage Academy, tuition-free public charter school, announced the purchase of a new facility with eleven acres of land located at 300 West Pioneer Parkway in Grand Prairie.

Police officer receives minor injuries after collision on Pioneer Parkway

A Grand Prairie police is injured in an accident at SH 161 and Pioneer Parkway. ©Bob Fitch/Grand Prairie Reporter – 2014

A Grand Prairie police officer received minor injuries after a collision at the intersection of the northbound frontage road of SH 161 and Pioneer Parkway around noon Friday.

Police spokesman Detective Lyle Gensler said according to witnesses, the police patrol car was northbound on the frontage road of SH 161 and proceeded through a green light at Pioneer Parkway. His vehicle was struck by car eastbound on Pioneer that failed to stop for a red light.