Highway Patrol Overview

August 19, 2020

Visit The DPS MemorialThe Texas Highway Patrol Division is responsible for general police traffic supervision, traffic, and criminal law enforcement on the rural highways of Texas. The Division’s goal is to help maintain public safety through the efficient and effective administration of the division's various programs.

The menu on the right will provide you with useful information, Citation information, travel advice, motorists information, education and awareness programs, and guide you to other Highway patrol websites including the Fallen Officer Memorial which is dedicated to the DPS officers who lost their life in the line of duty. Find out more about the Highway Patrol Service here. If you are looking for a career in law enforcement, DPS may have what you've been looking for, Find a DPS Recruiter near you or go directly to the Recruitment page.

Texas Highway Patrol Division
PO Box 4087 MSC 0500
Austin, TX 78773-0500

Stranded/Disabled Motorist's Helpline Call 1-800-525-5555