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Who We are. Our mission.


The men and women of the Dallas Police Department risk their lives every day to make Dallas a safer city. No matter their position within the department, each one of its nearly 4,000 employees has made a commitment to better the city and our quality of life.

The Friends of the Dallas Police organization takes a special opportunity each year in the fall to thank these brave men and women for their exceptional commitment by hosting a dinner in their honor.

Sponsors Needed

Please join us in thanking these remarkable officers by committing to be a table sponsor or award sponsor for the 2018 banquet. Funds raised will be used for awards; to pay for sworn and non-sworn employees and their spouses to attend the banquet; and, to provide educational sponsorships for children of police officers. For information on how to sponsor or give gifts for the 2018 banquet, please fill out either the Table Sponsor Reply or Gift Donation Reply and email to info@friendsofthedallaspolice.org.

Latest News

Described as the Oscars for the Dallas Police Department, more than 600 gathered to attend the 35th annual Friends of Dallas Police Banquet held Monday (Nov.6) at the Hyatt Regency Dallas. The stars of the evening were the 115 police officers and non-sworn employees honored for their strong leadership, courage and exceptional service demonstrated throughout the past year. Not only were Medals of Valor and Life Saving Awards presented, but top honors were announced for Officer of the Year, Supervisor … read more