January 26th, 2022
I extend my deepest condolences to the families, friends, and community members who are affected by this tragedy. I have no doubt there will be swift justice in the capture and prosecution of this dangerous criminal.
January 3rd, 2022
This legislation will help us prevent tragedies on bases like the heartbreaking deaths of soldiers at Fort Hood by requiring updates to military installation security procedures and by focusing on stronger partnerships...
December 16th, 2021
When Texas experienced an unprecedented polar vortex earlier this year, we identified vulnerabilities in our disaster response capabilities that should be addressed.
December 3rd, 2021
Crime has ravaged our streets for far too long and it has compromised the safety of Americans. Rule of law is the cornerstone of our country, without it we fail to have a country.
November 15th, 2021
There are strong feelings on both sides on where this ruling should head, and we are expecting to see mass protests in large, leftists cities as the jury deliberates.
November 2nd, 2021
Together, Texas DPS, Fort Worth Police, Arlington Police, and the Department of Homeland Security successfully arrested a total of 115 men over the course of one week, many of them repeat offenders. Those arrested were...
October 25th, 2021
A pair of New York attorneys pleaded guilty to their roles in firebombing a police car in Brooklyn during a George Floyd protest in May 2020.
October 13th, 2021
Her loss was another solemn reminder of the courageous sacrifices law enforcement officers and their families make every day, and I hope memorializing her service at the Border Patrol Station in Rocksprings will help honor...
September 29th, 2021
Five Texas police officers are suing Tesla Motors after being hit by the electric car company's Model X — which was operated by a user in its so-called "autopilot" mode.
September 20th, 2021
A new Texas law makes it easier to prosecute human smugglers by removing the requirement to prove the intent to obtain a “pecuniary benefit.”
January 26th, 2022
A manhunt is underway for the suspect in what is described as the “ruthless, savage execution” of Harris County Precinct 5 Constables Office Corporal Charles Galloway.
December 28th, 2021
In historical perspective, the percent of criminal individuals apprehended by Border Patrol is low at about 1 percent in 2021.
December 14th, 2021
The percentage of homicides for which someone is criminally charged has steadily declined from over 90 percent in 1965 to under 65 percent in 2018 – resulting in more than 250,000 Americans becoming victims of homicides for...
November 24th, 2021
In California, they raised the felony amount for shoplifting from $50 to $950. And it’s paying off…for thieves.
November 4th, 2021
Ultimately, voters signaled they didn’t think boosting the ranks of the police force was a necessary move to combat the growing homicide rate — or the correct way to go about police reform.
October 28th, 2021
This bill honors the service of our brave men and women in law enforcement serving abroad while ensuring that those who threaten their missions and lives are able to be brought to justice in American courts.
October 19th, 2021
After Austin officials slashed the city’s police spending amid nationwide protests over police brutality last year and drew the ire of Gov. Greg Abbott, Austin’s voters could wind up putting hundreds of new police officers...
October 5th, 2021
At least 207 law enforcement officers died in the line of duty as a result of COVID-19, according to the Officer Down Memorial Page. Officers around the nation now face COVID-vaccination mandates.
September 27th, 2021
She lost her life in the line of duty which serves as a solemn reminder of the selfless sacrifices that law enforcement officers and their families make each day.
September 17th, 2021
The lawsuit states that Danielson’s death was “preventable” and blames the city and officials for a “hands-off approach” to its policing strategy.