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DPS Releases UNT Analysis of Traffic Stop Data

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 00:00
AUSTIN - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) released a comprehensive analysis conducted by the University of North Texas (UNT) regarding DPS traffic stop data by race/ethnicity of drivers

DPS Releases Texas Gang Threat Assessment

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 00:00
AUSTIN - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) released the Texas Gang Threat Assessment, which was developed to provide a broad overview and update of gang activity in Texas

DPS Launches Texas Highway Patrol Social Media Accounts

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 00:00
AUSTIN - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) announced the launch of new social media accounts (Facebook and Twitter) for the Texas Highway Patrol (THP)

Reward Offered for Most Wanted Sex Offender from Navarro County

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 00:00
AUSTIN - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Pete Jerry Luna, 52, 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

DPS Reminds Texans to Prepare for Winter Weather

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 00:00
AUSTIN - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) encourages Texans in all regions of the state to make preparations for staying safe as we approach the official start of winter

Reward Increased to $8,000 for Most Wanted Sex Offender From Wichita Falls

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 00:00
AUSTIN - The reward for David Dale Booth, 60, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month's featured fugitive, has been increased to $8,000 for information leading to his capture

DPS Welcomes 92 New Highway Patrol Troopers

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 00:00
AUSTIN - Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw 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

$7,500 Reward Offered For Most Wanted Fugitive, Suspect Who Shot at DPS Trooper in Shelby County

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 00:00
AUSTIN - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Antonio Jaso Aguilar, 28, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his capture

Reminder: Reward Increased to $10,000 for Most Wanted Fugitive, Murder Suspect with Houston Ties

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 00:00
AUSTIN - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding the public that the reward for Carlos Alberto Gonzalez-Barahona, 27, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and this month's featured fugitive, has been increased to $10,000

DPS: Take an Extra Helping of Safety This Thanksgiving

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 00:00
AUSTIN - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding motorists to make safety an integral part of their Thanksgiving travel plans and to celebrate the holiday responsibly