David Burroughs receives Life Changing Chicken Award at SMU

Lake Highlands resident David Burroughs was honored during an SMU men’s basketball game Saturday for his 35 years as a first responder with the Dallas Police Department. The folks at Slim Chickens presented Burroughs with their “Life Changing Chicken Award,” acknowledging his career as a patrol sergeant and his sacrifices to keep the people of Dallas safe.

Burroughs, who also oversees the bike patrol for White Rock Lake, has spent almost 30 years at the Northeast substation in Lake Highlands. He is set to retire in 2020.