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Denton Police Department
Roy W Minter(Chief of Police)
601 E Hickory St Ste E,
Denton, TX, 76205

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The city of Denton, also called "Little D", "Redbud Capital of Texas" was incorporated in 1866 and encompasses the following counties: Denton. Denton's government type is Council–manager. It is comprised of the City Manager, who is currently George C. Campbell.

Denton encompasses land area: 87.952 sq mi (227.79 km2), water area: 1.364 sq mi (3.53 km2)  1.527%. The elevation is 642 ft (195 m) above sea level. This equates to a population density of 1,289.1/sq mi (497.7/km2). The local time zone is CST (UTC-6).

Local area codes are 940. The Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code for the city is 48-19972, which is used in computer filings when non-government agencies and contractors fulfill government contracts. Additional information and the official website of the city is found at www.cityofdenton.com.

Denton is a city in the U.S. state of Texas and the county seat of Denton County. Its population was 113,383 according to the 2010 United States Census, making it the twenty-seventh most populous city in Texas and the eleventh-largest city in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex. It is located 38 miles (61 km) south of the border between Oklahoma and Texas and 39 miles (63 km) northwest of Dallas.

A Texas land grant led to the formation of Denton County in 1846, and the city was incorporated in 1866. Both were named after pioneer and Texas militia captain John B. Denton. The establishment of the University of North Texas in 1890 and Texas Woman's University in 1901 distinguished the city from neighboring regions. With over 45,000 students enrolled at the two universities, Denton is often characterized as a college town. As a result of the universities' growth, educational services play a large role in the city's economy.

Denton is known for its active music life. The North Texas State Fair and Rodeo and the Denton Arts and Jazz Festival attract over 300,000 people to the city each year. In 2006, Money magazine named it one of the 'Top 100 Best Places to Live in America'.