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Aug 08 2015

Drink, Drive, Go to Jail

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As summer celebrations enter their final weeks, the Texas Department of Transportation is taking its “DWI Not So Fun House” to community events across the state as part of its “Drink, Drive, Go to Jail” campaign. The vintage-style interactive carnival trailer allows the public to experience the dangerous and potentially deadly effects of impaired driving. …

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Aug 07 2015

Cornyn Introduces Mental Health, Safe Communities Act

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Bill Will Enable Law Enforcement, Local Officials to Better Identify and Treat Potentially Dangerous Mentally-Ill Individuals   WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) will introduce legislation designed to enhance the ability of local communities to identify and treat potentially dangerous, mentally-ill individuals. The Mental Health and Safe Communities Act will help fix the …

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Aug 02 2015

AG Paxton Arrest “Top 10” Most Wanted Sex Offender

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced the Office of the Attorney General’s (OAG) Fugitive Unit arrested Michael Dewayne Cox after he failed to comply with sex offender registration requirements. On July 20, Coxs’ wanted information and photographs were included on the Texas Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) “Top 10” sex offender list. “One of Texas’ …

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Jun 29 2015

Man Arrested Stealing Livestock

A Stephenville, Texas man was arrested Tuesday and charged with misapplication of fiduciary property of over $200,000 after he stole 210 head of cattle and 30 horses from an Odessa, Texas rancher. Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) Special Rangers Kenny Wadsworth and Wayne Goodman led the investigation and TSCRA Special Ranger Harold Dempsey …

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Jun 29 2015

AG Paxton Appoints Maxwell, McFarland, Montoya to Senior Staff

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced the appointment of David Maxwell as Director of Law Enforcement, Adrienne McFarland as Deputy Attorney General for Criminal Justice and Rudy Montoya as Chief Information Officer. This move elevates the Information Technology division to a deputy-level position. “I am proud to announce these appointments to key leadership roles in …

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Dec 10 2013

Behavioral health care needs in Texas are no myth

Holiday blues and a spike in suicides are often assumed to occur during the holidays. But, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the supposed uptick in depression-related issues is just a myth. The challenges facing Texas’ behavioral health care system, however, are not a myth. They include: • An insufficient workforce to …

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