Articles Tagged “Public Safety”

  • Representative John Otto’s Legislative Update

    Our State Representative John Otto reports in his Legislative Update that last week the House passed House Bill 1690, which will relocate the Public Integrity Unit from the Travis County District Attorney’s Office to the…

  • Commissioners Meet This Morning

    Walker County Commissioners meet for a regular session this morning at the courthouse at nine. Walker County Jail Bureau Captain Steve Fisher will discuss an Interlocal Agreement with Montgomery County to house Montgomery County inmates…

  • DPS License Renewal Online

    The Texas Department of Public Safety is encouraging customers to plan ahead for the busy weeks surrounding Spring Break and take advantage of early renewals, online services or visit a driver licenseĀ  center when renewing…

  • Sketch Done Of Heartfield Florist Robbery Suspect

    During the morning hours of February 14, 2015, officers with the Huntsville Police Department responded to a robbery at Heartfield Florist located in the 1500 block of Sam Houston Avenue. The suspect is an African-American…

  • Legislative Update From Representative John Otto’s Office

    State Representative John Otto reports that the legislature is “now more than 30 days into the 140 day session and things are gearing up.” He reports, “In Appropriations, the full committee took testimony on a…

  • DPS Changes Fingerprint Collection

    The Texas Department of Public Safety is statutorily required to enforce the laws passed by the Texas Legislature. As such and based on concerns and questions raised by a number of legislators regarding the statutory…

  • Two Steps – One Sticker Program Coming March 1st

    Beginning March 1, 2015, your vehicle will no longer be issued an inspection sticker, and your registration sticker will serve as combined proof of inspection and registration. How It Works– Step 1: From March 1,…

  • Election Identification Certificates Available

    The Texas Department of Public Safety is reminding Texans in advance of the upcoming November election that Election Identification Certificates (EIC) are available year-round at all Texas driver license offices for individuals in need of…

  • 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 Friday, May 23rd, through Monday, May 26th, troopers will be…

  • DPS Urges Texans to Prepare Early for Hurricane Season

    The Texas Department of Public Safety is informing residents about the upcoming hurricane season and advising individuals to begin preparing now for any possible storms. Hurricane season begins June 1st and continues through November 30th.…