Articles Tagged “Public Safety”

  • 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.…

  • 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…