DPS Identifies Human Remains as 2013 Missing Person from Midland County
Monday, 27 June 2022
AUSTIN – Human remains found in Midland County in 2013 have now been positively identified as Sylvia Nicole Smith following an extensive investigation by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS). A homicide investigation is now underway.
On Aug. 1, 2013, Smith’s then-unidentified remains were found near South County Road 1160 and FM 1213, south of Midland. Workers surveying near an oilfield wellsite discovered her partial remains. The Texas Rangers, DPS Aircraft and the Midland Coun...
As the 2022 Texas Police Games hosted in San Angelo come to a conclusion, we’d like to recognize the achievements of those representing DPS.
Trooper Megan Maffei (HP San Angelo) came away with the gold medal being the 1st overall female.
Trooper Gus Stoner (HP San Angelo) earned the silver medal claiming 2nd in his age group.
Cycling Road Race – 23 Miles:
Sergeant Justin Baker (SE San Angelo) earned a bronze medal claiming 3rd in his age group.
Trooper Jabari Scott (THP Floresville) and his wife Jordan were looking forward to celebrating the birth of their second child on June 15th. During the scheduled c-section, Jordan began experiencing complications during the procedure and passed away while delivering a second son Kendel, who is doing well. The emotional damage of losing your wife and mother of your children at a time normally filled with happiness is something Trooper Scott and his 2 sons will have to deal with. DPSOA/DPSTF hav...
On 6-12-2022 at approximately 2:30 am. Trooper Lyndon Johnson was parked on the shoulder of Southbound PBGT in Grand Prairie (Dallas County) with a DWI suspect in custody. A wrecker was on scene impounding the suspect vehicle. Trooper Johnson and the suspect were inside the patrol car when they were struck from behind by another passing vehicle. The driver of the vehicle who struck the troopers unit exited his vehicle and was walking toward the patrol car when he was struck and killed by a t...
As a reminder, the same Sig Sauer P365 that is issued by the DPS to active duty officers can now be purchased by retired DPS officers.
Additionally, in celebration of the 200-year anniversary of the Texas Rangers, CTC Gunworks is offering two limited edition commemorative pistols.
Please see the attached flyers below for more information.
Sig Sauer P365 Offer
200 Year Anniversary Commemorative Pistols