DPS troopers helped secure the scene of the Delta Airlines crash at DFW International Airport in August 1985. The crash killed 137 people, including two people on the ground.
DPS responded when tornadoes struck Jacksonville in November 1987, destroying many buildings including this church.
A tornado that hit Wichita Falls in April 1979 killed at least 44 people and left thousands homeless, including 10 DPS employees.
DPS troopers assisted with traffic control and other law enforcement tasks after this tornado. (Date and location of incident unknown at this time.)