DPS NewsFebruary 19, 2020
Recent Press Releases
- June 2, 2023AUSTIN – Three of Texas’ 10 Most Wanted are back in custody following their arrests last month. Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender David Thomas was arrested May 17. Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives Nehemiah Hicks was arrested May 22, and Kentrell Fletcher was arrested May 25. A Crime Stoppers reward was paid in Thomas’ arrest.
- May 25, 2023AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Steven Clay Leifeste, of San Antonio, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives List and Crime Stoppers is now offering a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to his arrest. All tips are guaranteed to be anonymous.
- May 23, 2023AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) remembered those lost in the line of duty throughout the department’s history at the 2023 Peace Officers Memorial Service today. The service was held at DPS Headquarters in Austin, with Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick serving as guest speaker.
- May 22, 2023AUSTIN – Memorial Day is just days away and that means kids are getting out of school, the days are getting longer and more people are hitting the road. The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is taking this time to also remind drivers to celebrate this unofficial kickoff to summer safely so that everyone can enjoy their holiday.
- May 16, 2023AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today announced the launch of a social media vehicle safety awareness campaign. The new DID YOU KNOW? Vehicle Safety Spotlight series will focus on sharing vital vehicle safety tips, along with information about the corresponding and applicable laws, with DPS’ social media following.
- May 12, 2023Integrity. Excellence. Accountability. Teamwork. Every day, DPS Troopers go to work committed to their mission to protect and serve their communities and our state.
- May 5, 2023AUSTIN – Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender Stacey Allen, of Sierra Blanca, is back in custody following his arrest on April 26, in Lubbock. A Crime Stoppers reward will be paid.
- April 21, 2023AUSTIN – The Texas Public Safety Commission (PSC), along with Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw, presented two William P. Clements Excellence Awards, four Lifesaving Awards and two Unit Citations at the PSC meeting on Friday, April 21, at DPS Headquarters in Austin.