law enforcement

I am proud to have provided these funds for our hard-working men and women in blue. This funding will allow for better trained officers, better resources and ultimately, a better served community.
Law enforcement is critical to the functioning of a free society. Its function to the rule of law and being able to make sure we can live in a community where we feel like we can walk around and engage and engage in commerce...
In recent months, five of the largest cities in Texas have seen their top cop leave. The reasons for their exits are varied. But one thing is known: The average tenure for some big-city chiefs in Texas is in decline.
On Tuesday evening, I delivered remarks on the House floor calling out the left’s shameful and deliberate efforts to attack and “cancel” at law enforcement, while destroying anyone who dissents from their increasingly...
Local pastors from all religious denominations held a press conference to oppose Proposition B, which would begin to defund the police in San Antonio, Texas.
A suspect allegedly shot a Kings Mountain, North Carolina, police officer Saturday night during an exchange of gunfire. This is the fourth shooting of a Charlotte-area officer in the past two weeks, officials say.
President Trump took bold action to address calls for equality, justice, and accountability from law enforcement agencies by issuing an executive order to strengthen community-law enforcement relationships and restore public...
We are all experiencing extreme times — extreme movement in the stock market, our economy, our safety, our freedom (to move about), and seemingly more things every week.  The most recent extreme is the attack on...
The DPS officers' association sued the agency over a new policy to measure a trooper's physical readiness for the job not only by fitness tests, but by waist size. Thursday, the Public Safety Commission decided the policy is...
Some police officers in Tempe, Ariz., say they were asked to leave a Starbucks coffee shop on the Fourth of July because a customer complained they “did not feel safe” with the cops present, according to reports.
On Saturday, I issued the following statement in response to a shooting in downtown Austin, leaving at least thirteen people wounded.
The Texas House and Senate on Monday advanced two separate proposals that aim to stop the state’s most populous cities and counties from cutting law enforcement funding.
During National Police Week, yesterday Rep. Don Bacon (NE-02) and I introduced the Back the Blue Act, which would increase the penalties for criminals who intentionally target law enforcement officers and provide...
I’m proud to represent a community in which many police officers, like those who participate in Operation Progress, wear their humanity like a badge of honor.
We are privileged to have men and women who dedicate their lives to protect the public. We must defend and support our communities’ heroes.
Defunding the police is not the solution to making people feel safer in their communities. Instead, we should focus on real solutions like empowering police chiefs to fire bad cops and improving police training and...
Although many of the changes to reform policing in our communities will happen at the local level, we can help stem racial inequality and ensure America’s police are more responsibly serving our communities.
Atatiana Jefferson, 28, was shot early Saturday morning after police in Texas responded to a neighbor’s nonemergency call upon seeing her front door open. Community activists are demanding answers.
“The officer will know prior to approaching the vehicle that this person might have a challenge speaking with him."
The Texas Legislature passed a bill to make red light cameras illegal in the Lone Star State. The Governor signed the bill on Saturday and placed it into law. Existing cameras can stay in place until the local jurisdictions...

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