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DPS Reinstates Trooper Fired After Controversial Cavity Search

The Texas Department of Public Safety reinstated a state trooper on Friday that it fired for conducting a roadside cavity search during a traffic stop for speeding.

08/09/2013

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DPS Driver License Offices To Issue Election ID Certificates

It’s only been a few hours since the U.S. Supreme Court voided part of the Voting Rights Act and the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has already released information on the new Election Identification Certificates.

CBSDFW.COM–06/25/2013

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Boy Scout Project Honors Fallen DPS Troopers With Permanent Memorial

A North Texas Boy Scout unveiled a moving memorial for two fallen DPS troopers, which now sits in a permanent place outside the DPS office.

CBS 11–05/13/2013

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Friends, Family Remember Victims Of Irving Bus Crash

The Texas Department of Public Safety and the federal National Transportation Safety Board continued to probe the bus wreck Thursday in Irving that killed two people and put 42 others in the hospital.

04/12/2013

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North Texas Women Subjected to Roadside Cavity Search Speak Out After Troopers Indicted

Angel 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.

CBS 11–03/26/2013

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Stakes High For Texas State Trooper Charged With Sexual Assault After Roadside Cavity Search

Experts say the stakes couldn’t be higher for the female state trooper who conducted this roadside cavity search of two North Texas women captured on dashcam video.

CBS 11–03/25/2013

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Troopers Indicted After Roadside Cavity Search Of Two Women

CBS-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.

CBS 11–03/22/2013

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DPS High-Speed Chase Ends With Suspect Crashing

A high speed chase involving a DPS Trooper and a motorcycle ended with the rider crashing in Northwest Dallas early this morning.

03/14/2013

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Irving Women Claim Assault, Humiliation After Roadside Cavity Search

Two Irving women are suing state troopers and the head of their department in federal court, alleging they were subjected to an illegal and humiliating “roadside body cavity search” during a traffic stop.

12/18/2012

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Texas DPS Opens 2 More ‘Megacenters’

Two more Department of Public Safety “megacenters” are open with hopes of shortening wait times and lessening strain on drivers.

12/14/2012

A senior technician holds collected blood samples. (credit: Rodger Bosch/AFP/Getty Images)

More DPS Workers Testing Blood To Ease Backlog

The Texas Department of Public Safety has reassigned about 15 crime lab workers to blood testing to help trim a backlog in drunken driving cases.

12/07/2012

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North Texans Report Minor Problems At Polls

Across North Texas, a handful of problems plagued voters on Election Day 2012. Some of them showed up to the polls, ready to vote, only to find out their names were not on the list of registered voters.

CBSDFW.COM–11/06/2012

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