Articles Tagged “Public Safety”

  • DPS Offers Election Identification Certificates

    As early voting for the primary election is underway, the Texas Department of Public Safety is reminding Texans that Election Identification Certificates, or EIC’s, are available at driver license offices during normal business hours. The…

  • DPS Rescued 39 Missing or Exploited Kids in 2013

    The Texas Department of Public Safety announced today that DPS officers – with the support of the DPS Interdiction for the Protection of Children (IPC) program – rescued 39 missing or exploited children in 2013.…

  • DPS Increases DWI Enforcement

    The Texas Department of Public Safety has increased DWI patrols through January 2nd. DPS troopers will focus DWI patrols in high-risk locations at times when alcohol-related crashes are most frequent. DPS offers the following additional…

  • DPS Urges Travelers to Drive Responsibly

    The Texas Department of Public Safety is encouraging Thanksgiving travelers to practice safe driving habits during the long holiday weekend to help keep Texas roadways safer for everyone. DPS troopers will be patrolling Texas roadways…

  • HPD Officer Injured in Morning Accident

    An officer of the Huntsville Police Department was injured early this morning when his unit responded to a traffic accident on Interstate 45. As of late this morning, Officer Chris Janis was in good condition…

  • HPD Investigating Thefts

    The Huntsville Police Department is currently investigating the theft of a piece of City of Huntsville equipment as well as a theft from Johnson’s Wrecker Service. The department is also working with the Department of…

  • National School Bus Safety Week

    As part of National School Bus Safety Week (Oct. 21-25), the Texas Department of Public Safety is urging drivers to obey state law by not passing any school bus that is stopped and operating a…

  • DPS Boosts Patrols for July 4th Holiday

    The Texas Department of Public Safety will increase DWI patrols for a 10-day period that includes the July 4th holiday. From June 28 – July 7, DPS troopers will focus DWI patrols in high-risk locations…

  • Election Identification Certificates Available Beginning Today

    Pursuant to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling issued Tuesday, new voting requirements passed by the Texas Legislature in 2011 will take effect immediately. Photo identification will now be required when voting in elections in Texas.…

  • DPS Increases Patrols for Memorial Day Weekend

    The Texas Department of Public Safety will significantly increase trooper patrols this Memorial Day weekend to help keep Texas roadways safe. During the increased patrols today through Monday, May 27th, troopers will be looking for…