Texas Public Safety Commission

DPS Recognizes Multi-Organizational Efforts to Protect State at Final PSC Meeting of 2021

The Texas Public Safety Commission (PSC) along with Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw awarded 17 Lifesaving Awards; one Unit Citation; and one Purple Heart to department personnel at the PSC meeting on Thursday, Dec. 9, at DPS Headquarters in Austin. Ten Director’s Awards were also presented to members of partner agencies at the meeting. “I’m honored to recognize the outstanding work that was done by the people within DPS and our partner agencies,” said DPS Director Steven […]

DPS Recognizes Lifesaving Efforts at PSC Meeting

The Texas Public Safety Commission (PSC) along with Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw awarded two Director’s Citations; seven Lifesaving Awards; and one Purple Heart to department personnel at the PSC meeting on Thursday, Oct. 14, at DPS Headquarters in Austin. One Director’s Award was also presented to a member of a partner agency at the meeting. “I commend these individuals for their actions, which exemplify the devotion they show to their profession on a daily basis,” said […]

DPS Presents Awards, including Medal of Valor, at August PSC Meeting

The Texas Public Safety Commission (PSC) along with Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw presented one Medal of Valor, the highest honor and award bestowed by DPS, two Lifesaving Awards and two Director’s Awards to department personnel at the PSC meeting on Thursday, Aug. 12, at DPS Headquarters in Austin. The Outstanding Women in State Government Award was also presented. “These awards exemplify the bravery and dedication that our employees exhibit on a daily basis within DPS,” said DPS […]

DPS Recognizes Achievements at PSC Meeting

The Texas Public Safety Commission (PSC) along with the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw presented two Adolph Thomas Distinguished Service Awards and three Lifesaving Awards to department personnel at the PSC meeting on Thursday, June 10, at DPS Headquarters in Austin. One Director’s Award was also presented to a member of a partner agency at the meeting. “The selfless devotion they have shown to their law enforcement agencies and their communities make Texas a better place to […]

DPS Recognizes Significant Accomplishments at Final PSC Meeting of the Year

The Texas Public Safety Commission (PSC) and Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw presented two Adolph Thomas Distinguished Service Awards, three Medals of Valor, two Director’s Citations and 14 Lifesaving Awards to department personnel at the PSC meeting held on Thursday, Dec. 10, at the Criminal Law Enforcement Auditorium at DPS Headquarters in Austin. In addition, 14 Director’s Awards were also presented to partner agency personnel and private citizens at the meeting. “I’m proud to recognize the men and women […]

DPS Awards Highlight Exceptional Efforts

The Texas Public Safety Commission (PSC) and Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw presented two Medals of Valor, one Purple Heart, 10 Lifesaving Awards, the 2020 Top Trooper Awards and a Unit Citation to department personnel. Three Director’s Awards were also presented to partner agency personnel at the PSC awards ceremony held Wednesday at the DPS Tactical Training Center in Florence. “These awards remind of us what our DPS officers do on a daily basis to willingly serve and protect the people of Texas, […]

DPS Recognizes Life Saving and Other Outstanding Efforts

AUSTIN – The Texas Public Safety Commission (PSC) and Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw presented one Director’s Citation, four Lifesaving Awards, two Director’s Awards and a Unit Citation to DPS employees and law enforcement partners today in Austin. “The people we honored today epitomize the department’s mission of protecting and serving Texas,” said Director McCraw. “Whether they were rescuing children from harm, saving someone’s life, or providing vital investigatory support, these […]