Press Releases

May 28, 2020
  • July 27, 2017
    AUSTIN - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is notifying law enforcement and prosecutors statewide that Governor Greg Abbott has requested DPS to withdraw its letter of intent to charge a fee for forensic analysis of physical evidence.........................
  • July 25, 2017
    AUSTIN - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Douglas Alexander Herrera-Hernandez, 20, and Carlos Alberto Gonzalez-Barahona, 26, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and cash rewards of.........................
  • July 24, 2017
    AUSTIN - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) released the Texas Gang Threat Assessment, which was developed to provide a broad overview and update of gang activity in Texas.........................
  • July 19, 2017
    AUSTIN - In accordance with the General Appropriation Act (GAA) passed by the 85th Texas Legislature requiring the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) to collect up to $11.5 million in fees for forensic analysis services.........................
  • July 18, 2017
    AUSTIN - The Texas Department of Public Safety is warning Texas residents to be prepared for summertime temperatures, and to take precautions to stay safe as temperatures and heat indices hit 100 degrees.........................
  • July 16, 2017
    AUSTIN - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) announced that a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender were captured July 13.........................
  • July 16, 2017
    AUSTIN - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is asking for the public's help in solving the 2002 murder of Dennis Matlock and an increased reward of up to $6,000 is being offered.........................
  • July 13, 2017
    AUSTIN - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) received the FBI's Biometric Identification Award for the efforts of two DPS Crime Lab employees who were instrumental in solving a child pornography case.........................
  • July 12, 2017
    AUSTIN - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding the public that the reward for Jose Fernando Bustos-Diaz, 28, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and this month's featured fugitive has been increased .........................
  • July 11, 2017
    AUSTIN - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Erasmo Zapata, 45, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward of up to $5,000 is now being offered .........................
  • July 10, 2017
    AUSTIN - Samuel Steel, 22, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive, is now in custody after being captured Monday in Kalamazoo, MI.........................
  • July 5, 2017
    AUSTIN - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Briggs Clinton Lawhon, 57, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $7,500 is now being offered.........................
  • July 5, 2017
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  • July 4, 2017
    AUSTIN - The reward for Jose Fernando Bustos-Diaz, 28, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and this month's featured fugitive, has been increased to $10,000 for information leading to his capture .........................