Suspicious package at Dallas Police HQ turned out to be harmless

DALLAS (KXAN) — The Dallas Police Department headquarters was on lock down due to a suspicious package located near the main entrance, the NBC affiliate in Dallas, KXAS, reports.

Just before noon, the package was deemed to be harmless and the scene was cleared.

Security has been tight at DPD since five officers were killed and nine others were injured in a July 2016 ambush. The gunman was later killed by a police robot armed with C-4 explosives. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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