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DPS Welcomes 92 New Highway Patrol Troopers

Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw recently was joined by members of the Texas Public Safety Commission (PSC) as the department commissioned 92 men and women as the state’s newest Highway Patrol Troopers. The graduation ceremony was held in Austin. (Click here for photos.) “Law enforcement officers have the opportunity and ...

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Applications Being Accepted for Texas Game Warden, State Park Police Cadet Class

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is building its next generation of elite state law enforcement officers with the 63rd Texas Game Warden and State Park Police Cadet class. Applications are being accepted Oct. 1-Nov. 16. Texas game wardens and park police are a unique breed of law enforcement ...

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DPS Bolsters Efforts to Address Overcrowding at Driver License Offices

Huntsville DL office included in list The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is bolstering efforts to address overcrowding at driver license (DL) offices. To help decrease the number of people waiting in line, beginning this month, additional DPS personnel (including Texas Troopers) will be assigned to the *highest-volume DL offices ...

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DPS Welcomes 80 New Highway Patrol Troopers

Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw on Friday was joined by members of the Texas Public Safety Commission (PSC) as the department commissioned 80 men and women as the state’s newest Highway Patrol Troopers. The graduation ceremony was held in Austin. (Click here for photos.) “It takes a special ...

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ERS Sets 2019 Insurance Rates

by ERS staff During its May 23 meeting, the ERS Board of Trustees approved rates for Plan Year 2019 (September 1, 2018 —August 31, 2019). The following plans will have premium changes for PY19: HealthSelectSM of Texas and Consumer Directed HealthSelectSM will increase less than 0.5%. Health maintenance organizations (HMOs) will increase an average ...

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State Bar Seeks Juror Feedback

Online survey for anyone summoned to jury duty The State Bar of Texas’ Jury Service Committee is seeking feedback from people summoned to jury duty about their experiences. The committee has created an online survey designed to elicit a more thorough understanding of the juror experience regardless of court or ...

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Reward Offered for Most Wanted Sex Offender

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added David Sauceda Medina, 62, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward of up to $3,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. In addition, the U.S. Marshals Service is offering a reward ...

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Huntsville State Park Gets New Superintendent

by Rich Heiland WHEN HE GRADUATED from Louisiana Tech in 2004, Kody Waters didn’t have his eyes set on one day being the leader of the busiest state park in Texas. But he is. “I graduated with a degree in ag business and assumed I would do something in ag lending, ...

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Reward Increased to $12,500 for Most Wanted Fugitive, Suspect in Double Homicide

The reward for Frankie Lee Bell Jr., 29, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $12,500 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of January. Bell, affiliated with the Bloods gang, is wanted for murder ...

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DPS Welcomes 97 New Highway Patrol Troopers

Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw today was joined by members of the Texas Public Safety Commission (PSC) as the department commissioned 97 men and women as the state’s newest Highway Patrol Troopers. Major General John F. Nichols, the Adjutant General of Texas, was the keynote speaker ...

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