Statewide

DPS Releases Texas Gang Threat Assessment
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) released the Texas Gang Threat Assessment Tuesday, July 25, which was developed to provide a broad overview and update of gang...
Fee Schedule for DPS Crime Lab Services Released
In accordance with the General Appropriation Act (GAA) passed by the 85th Texas Legislative requiring the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) to collect up to $11.5...
Over $1 Million Awarded to Four New College Credit for Heroes Programs
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) recently announced the award of $1.03 million to support four new accelerated certificate or degree programs through its College Credit...
DPS Recognized for Innovative Effort in Sexual Predator Case
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today received the FBI’s Biometric Identification Award for the efforts of two DPS Crime Lab employees...


Shopping for electricity getting cheaper for most Texas residents
Shopping for electricity is becoming cheaper for most Texans, according to a new study from the Texas Coalition for Affordable Power. But for those who live in an area with...
DPS Commercial Vehicle Roadcheck Inspections Top 8,000
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) inspected 8,182 commercial motor vehicles as part of Roadcheck 2017, a national inspection initiative held annually aimed at...
Newly Weds Foods Partners with Northeast Texas Community College...
Newly Weds Foods, Inc. has partnered with Northeast Texas Community College (NTCC) to provide job training using a $170,267 Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas...
Two International Shipping Companies Pay $1.9 Million for Covering...
Two shipping companies based in Egypt and Singapore pleaded guilty on Tuesday, June 20 in federal court in Beaumont to violating the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships...
July 4 weekend TPWD law enforcement roundup
Texas Game Wardens logged nearly 13,000 patrol hours on state water bodies over the extended Fourth of July holiday weekend, conducting enhanced boating safety and...
New DPS Airplane Named in Honor of Fallen Trooper
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) on Tuesday, June 27 dedicated its newest airplane, a Pilatus PC-12 NG, at a ceremony in Edinburg. The aircraft is being named...
The Pegasus Project Wins $10,000 ASPCA Grant
On April 22, The Pegasus Project Horse Rescue participated in the national celebration of the ASPCA )The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) Help A...
DPS: Leaving Children in Vehicles Can Be Deadly
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is warning residents that warmer weather places children at greater risk of injury or death if left unattended in a vehicle....
DPS Joined National Commercial Vehicle Inspection Effort
Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Troopers, inspectors and investigators conducted intensified commercial vehicle inspections from June 6 - 8 as part of Roadcheck...
Sen. Robert Nichols announces bid for re-election to state Senate
Texas State Senator Robert Nichols (R-Jacksonville) announced today his intention to file for re-election to the Texas Senate. “Serving Senate District 3 is the greatest...
DPS graduates 222 new highway patrol troopers
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw was joined by members of the Texas Public Safety Commission (PSC), including PSC...