Dallas City Tour Makes Stop at DPD Memorial

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DALLAS -- Downtown Dallas is full of historic sights. The tour company Dallas City Tour takes tourists all around Big D, but with last week's deadly shootings, business has been slowing down.

“We got a lot of phone calls with customers concerned about the safety here in downtown Dallas and whether it was safe for them to come do a tour,” said the owner of Dallas City Tour, Diana McGee.

The tour operates right on the corner where the shootings happened, and these folks haven’t been able to get into their offices for a week.

“We moved a few blocks away to Pioneer Plaza, that way we could keep our guests away from on-looker traffic and maybe disrupting police activity,” said McGee.

But despite the detour, this company has added a stop on the tour, the DPD memorial.

Tourist Jennifer Clark was on the tour and said, “I haven’t seen anything like that before, so it was interesting to see that. It’s very heartbreaking; I took a moment to say a prayer for the families that were involved.”

Folks with the tour said going to the memorial was a special request from a group who wanted to pay their respects. Dallas City Tour says they want tourists to know that downtown is a safe place to be.

“I think that something that maybe people feel is that it's unsafe. It has actually united us as a city and it's going to make us stronger.”

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