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Texas Officer Shoots, Kills 93-year-old Woman

May 8, 2014
The 93-year-old woman who was shot and killed by a Hearne (Texas) PD officer was armed with a gun.

Texas Trooper Cleared In Fatal Shooting from Helicopter

September 11, 2013
A state trooper who fired from a helicopter on a fleeing pickup truck on a remote South Texas road, killing two Guatemalan immigrants, has been cleared by a grand jury.

Police: Teen Stole Jeep, Killed Family In Pursuit Crash

August 16, 2013
A teenager accused of killing six members of a Hidalgo County family Monday while fleeing from a state trooper in a stolen truck was out on bail for a separate crime at the time of the fatal wreck,.

Video: Texas Trooper Fired for Roadside Cavity Search

July 8, 2013
A female Texas trooper has been fired and her male partner suspended for a roadside cavity search of two bikini-clad women in Brazoria County.

Texas Trooper Fired for Roadside Cavity Search

July 8, 2013

A female Texas trooper has been fired and her male partner suspended over a roadside cavity search of a bikini-clad woman in Brazoria County. Read the full story here.

Video: Troopers Indicted for Roadside Cavity Search

March 27, 2013
A Dallas County grand jury has indicted two Texas Department of Public Safety troopers on criminal charges stemming from a roadside cavity search of two north Texas women in July.

Video: Texas Troopers Sued Over Roadside Cavity Search

December 20, 2012
Two female motorists are suing two Texas troopers and the director of the Department of Public Safety, after they were given a full body cavity search along the roadside.

Roadside Cavity Search In Texas

December 20, 2012

Two female motorists are suing two Texas troopers and the director of the Department of Public Safety, after they were given a full body cavity search along the roadside. Read the full story here.

Texas Toll Road Gets 85 MPH Limit, Fastest In Nation

September 7, 2012
The Texas Transportation Commission last week approved the new posted limit last week for the soon-to-open segment of toll road Texas 130 from just south of Austin to Interstate 10 in Seguin.

Texas DPS Patrol Boats Armed for Cartel Threats

May 17, 2012
To protect its troopers against Mexican drug cartel soldiers often armed with military-grade weaponry, the Texas Department of Public Safety has outfitted three boats to patrol the U.S. border splitting the Rio Grande River and Falcon Lake.

Texas Trooper Killed In Fiery Crash

March 24, 2012
The Department of Public Safety says 32-year-old Trooper Javier Arana Jr. was responding to a pursuit call shortly before 1:30 a.m. Saturday when his patrol car was struck at an intersection by a Ford Ranger.

Texas DPS Adds Two AS350 B3 Helicopters

February 5, 2011
In addition to law enforcement and patrol missions, the mission scope of Texas DPS now includes search and rescue, tactical operations and homeland security missions throughout the state. The AS350 B3 copters will give Texas DPS additional payload, range and endurance to enhance their capacity to respond to these vital missions.

Texas University Trains Officers To Detect Drugged Driving

January 12, 2011
With grants from the Texas Department of Transportation, the educational institution operates two training programs to enhance officers' abilities to identify and evaluate impaired drivers. The programs are offered free of charge to municipal, county and state law enforcement personnel at locations throughout the state.

Memorial Service for Texas Trooper Set

November 17, 2010
The memorial service for Trooper Jonathan McDonald will be held Friday in Lubbock, the Texas Department of Public Safety has announced.

Texas DPS Places Fourth Largest LE TASER Order Ever

September 3, 2010
TASER International has received an order for 2,748 X26 ECDs from the Texas Department of Public Safety. It's the fourth largest law enforcement order in company history.
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