On August 18th, 2008, Governor Rick Perry signed Executive Order RP-68, creating the state's Blue Alert program. Blue Alerts are designed to speed in the apprehension of violent criminals who kill or seriously wound local, state, or federal law enforcement officers. During a Blue Alert, the public receives information regarding the suspected assailant, facilitating tips and leads to law enforcement.
The below represents Blue Alert criteria for the state's network:
Blue Alert - Law Enforcement Resources:
Blue Alert - Public Resources: