The Texas Department of Public Safety said that increased patrols began on Friday and will run through March 23, to help keep travelers safe during spring break.
Texas troopers have helped rescue 39 missing or sexually exploited children in trafficking-related investigations during 2013.
Between Monday night and Tuesday morning, emergency crews responded to nearly 700 accidents across the Metroplex. And as is evident after a Dallas firefighter was killed, responding to those crashes can put first responders in jeopardy.
As of Noon Tuesday, Dallas’ Department of Street Services continued its sanding operations at Ice Force Level 1. Crews focused on bridges, overpasses, inclines and critical public safety areas.
The Texas DPS on Friday announced the results of increased traffic enforcement from December 13 through January 21. Troopers made nearly 1,500 DWI arrests.
Officials with the Texas Department of Public Safety are joining law enforcement agents around the nation in observing National Amber Alert Awareness Day on Monday.
A violent convicted felon on the Texas Department of Public Safety’s 10 Most Wanted sex offender list has been caught in Dallas.
The Texas DPS said that additional DWI patrols began Friday and will run through January 2. The period includes both the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays.
DFW is bracing for a winter storm. If you need to travel outside either before or during the storm, you should keep these emergency telephone numbers handy.
The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday announced the arrest of Jimmy Jay Gillman of Cleburne. He has been charged with possessing methamphetamine.
State troopers will be on the road, watching for people driving drunk and other traffic violators during the long Thanksgiving holiday weekend from Wednesday through Sunday.
The new Texas voter ID law is already in effect for this election season, and was used across the state during early voting. The law is intended to deter fake voters, but several public officials have already run into issues.