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is one of the largest organizations representing commissioned law enforcement officers in Texas and includes approximately 4,700 men and women who daily pledge their lives to protect Texans across the state.
Since 1974, DPSOA has been working to advocate on behalf of troopers, agents, rangers, officers, communications personnel and forensic scientists of the Texas Department of Public Safety.
The organization launched the DPS Troopers Foundation (DPSTF) to further support DPS commissioned officers, communication personnel, and forensic scientists by providing financial assistance in times of emergency need, survivor benefits at death, education and training programs, and scholarships for qualifying family members.
Department of Public Safety CID Special Agent Dustin Slovacek died in the line of duty of COVID-19 on September 12, 2021. The Texas DPS Troopers Foundation is raising money for the family to help with any financial needs. DPSTF is a 501 (c) 3 so any funds donated are tax-deductible.