The Texas Department of Public Safety

DPS Urges Safety on Super Bowl Sunday

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding the public that while Super Bowl celebrations may look a little different than years past, safety should still be at the forefront of everyone’s minds. All Texans are encouraged to enjoy the biggest sporting event of the year responsibly. DPS Troopers will increase patrols all day Feb. 7 (from 12:01 a.m. until midnight), as part of the nationwide CARE (Crash Awareness and Reduction Effort) initiative. Troopers […]

DPS Recognizes AMBER Alert Anniversary

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will join the country in observing national AMBER Alert Awareness Day on Wednesday, Jan. 13, marking 25 years since 9-year-old Amber Hagerman of Arlington, Texas, was abducted. Hagerman was found dead four days later. Her case, which remains unsolved, led to the creation of the AMBER Alert system, which stands for “America’s Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response.” “The state’s AMBER Alert program is a proven tool in helping save abducted […]