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Recruit Class Update
Class A-2022 In Training Week 21 46 Trainees assigned TCOLE BPOC results 39 Tested (32 passed on first attempt) 5 passed on second attempt 2 will test third attempt in 2-3 weeks Class B-2022 In Training Week 9 90 Trainees assigned 1 Trainee discharged for integrity violation 1 Trainee resigned “family decision” Special note: The first Joint Field Training Exercise (JFTX) will debut the week of August 15, 2022. Trooper Trainees will be challenged wholistically to...

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The Republican Party of Texas Releases their Legislative Priorities for the 88th Session (2023) of the Texas Legislature Following the conclusion of the Texas GOP convention, Texas GOP Chairman Matt Rinaldi released the following list of the group’s “Legislative Priorities” for the 88th Session (2023) of the Texas Legislature: Protect our Elections: Restore felony penalties and enact civil penalties for Election Code violations, which shall be enforceable by any Texas ju...

DPS Increases Enforcement to Keep Roads Safe on July Fourth
AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Texas Highway Patrol (THP) will be initiating two traffic safety campaigns during the holiday weekend looking for people violating traffic laws from Friday, July 1, through Monday, July 4. “Our nation’s freedom is something worth celebrating, and I encourage everyone to do it in a responsible way,” said DPS Director Steven McCraw. “This includes being mindful of our state’s traffic laws and being courteous of other drivers on...

BBQ lunch served for ALL first responders July 4th in Eagle Pass

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DPS Identifies Human Remains as 2013 Missing Person from Midland County
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...

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