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Houston Officer Resigns After Accusation of "Penetrating" Capitol

There is an investigation underway and Chief Art Acevedo said he is “highly confident” [the officer] will be facing federal charges. He is now on administrative leave

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3 Off-Duty Deputies Wounded in Houston Nightclub Shooting

The shooting was reported about 2:20 a.m. at Set Nightclub. According to officials, the three deputies were working additional jobs when they were shot.

TX Sergeant Dies in Motorcycle Accident After Funeral Escort Duty

Sgt. Bruce Watson, a 20-year department veteran, was off duty but in uniform and riding his patrol motorcycle when he was involved in a crash with an SUV. He had just completed a funeral escort and was driving home.

TX Firefighter Suspended for Mooning Police Helicopter

The incident took place April 29 while the firefighter was on-duty and in full uniform. Pictures were taken and later distributed to other people, suspension records show.

New Dallas Chief Touts Crime Reduction as a Top Goal

Chief Eddie Garcia, 50, said he felt the statistics and perception of crime in the city went hand in hand — and that both had to go in the opposite direction. He said he felt residents can judge whether his plans are successful by their perceptions of crime in the city, how present officers are and their collaborations with the community.

Dallas Names New Police Chief

Retired San Jose, California Police Chief Eddie Garcia has been named the new head of police in Dallas to replace Chief Renee Hall, the city announced.

Marine Veteran Who Lost Legs to IED in Iraq Becomes Ft. Worth Officer

Zach Briseno, 35, who was born and raised in Fort Worth, enlisted in the Marine Corps right after high school.

TX Governor Considering Plan to Use State Troopers to Patrol Central Austin

Abbott floated the idea during a campaign tele-town hall Wednesday while discussing his push to punish cities that "defund the police" during the upcoming legislative session, which begins in January.

Texas Officers Find Woman's Body in Trunk After Vehicle Pursuit

The vehicle pursuit was triggered by a traffic stop for speeding at around 7:45 a.m. The trooper pulled the driver over. He then reportedly immediately sped off, and the trooper pursued.

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TX Governor Sends State Police to Dallas to Combat Increasing Crime

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson said the swell of violent crime required an “all-hands-on-deck response.”