Department of Public Safety

Driver Airlifted After Crashing Into School BusThe bus was packed with children when an SUV pulled out in front of it onto FM 548 Friday morning.
Police Chase Ends In Deadly Crash On I-45Investigators now say it isn't clear if it was the motorcycle or just the license plate that was stolen.
Texas DPS Releases Gang Threat Assessment For 2015The Texas Department of Public Safety released the 2015 Texas Gang Threat Assessment, which was designed to provide an overview of gang activity in the state of Texas.
New DPS Aircraft Named in Honor of Fallen TrooperThe Eduardo Chavez ultimately will be stationed in Edinburg and replaces two older planes.
Senate Votes To Move Texas Public Integrity Unit From AustinThe Texas Senate has voted to move state public corruption investigations out of left-leaning Austin and into district attorneys' offices in the home county of elected officials accused of wrongdoing.
Texas Lawmakers Want More Protection Following Run-In With Gun Rights ActivistsOpen Carry Gun activists wandering the hallways of the Capitol building in Austin have some state lawmakers calling for heightened security.
Texas Officials Seek $86M To Extend Border SecurityTexas Gov. Rick Perry wants to spend more than $86 million to extend extra security patrols along the border with Mexico to next August.
Swim Teacher Dies After Jeep Rear-Ended On Toll RoadThe Texas Department of Public Safety is trying to determine if road rage between two drivers led to the crash and death of a third driver late Saturday night near Josey Lane on The Sam Rayburn Tollway.
DPS Starts Saturday Hours To Issue Voter ID CardsNearly 50 Department of Public Safety offices across Texas will open on Saturdays to issue election identification certificates ahead of voting in November.
Boy Scout Project Honors Fallen DPS Troopers With Permanent MemorialA North Texas Boy Scout unveiled a moving memorial for two fallen DPS troopers, which now sits in a permanent place outside the DPS office.
North Texas Women Subjected to Roadside Cavity Search Speak Out After Troopers IndictedAngel and Ashley Dobbs say they're relieved and pleased two state troopers now face criminal charges after this controversial traffic stop caught on dashcam video last July.
Troopers Indicted After Roadside Cavity Search Of Two WomenCBS-11 has learned two state troopers involved in a controversial roadside cavity search of two North Texas women have been indicted on criminal charges by a Dallas County Grand Jury.