Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event — Duncanville will hold its 5th Annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event next Saturday, March 28, from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., rain or shine. It will be located at the Softball Parking Lot of Duncanville High School on the west side of North Greenstone. All residents will need to enter from West Camp Wisdom Road, as there will be no through traffic at Middale Road and North Greenstone Lane. This event was advertised with the water bill and is currently advertised on the Duncanville website page.
Police Department – The Duncanville Police Department is currently conducting its 50th Citizens Police Academy (CPA) Class. The CPA began on February 10 and graduation is scheduled for Friday, May 1. Sixteen citizens are enrolled and will learn several different aspects of the Duncanville Police Department. The curriculum includes the history of the CPA, Texas Penal Code, Code of Criminal Procedure, the Police Department’s hiring process, traffic stops, defensive tactics, mechanics of arrest, civil liability, building searches, property room, animal control, narcotics, and the tactical team.
Classes are held each Tuesday night from 7:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. in the training room of the Duncanville Police Department. Graduates of the Citizens Police Academy are eligible to become “Citizens on Patrol” members after additional training. Former Duncanville Police Chief Michael Courville started the Citizens Police Academy in 1990.
Parks and Recreation – Planning is in progress for the upcoming Easter Egg Drop to be held on March 28 from 12:00p to 4:00p at Armstrong Park. 15,000 stuffed eggs and lots of fun activities are planned for the community.