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.”
September 16th, 2021
The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Texas announced a series of charges filed against 40 people in connection to methamphetamine trafficking. The charges include distribution of methamphetamine, unlawful...
August 12th, 2021
Drug Enforcement Administration agents seized 27 trailer loads of opiates from a Woodfield Pharma distribution center. Investigators believe the company lost tens of millions of opiate doses over the past three years.
August 11th, 2021
Houston Police Department (HPD) stats show homicides in the region have increased 42 percent from this time last year, and 91 percent since 2019. Some reports have suggested the city now leads the nation in rising murder...
August 5th, 2021
The false narrative that all police are bad and that all criminals are victims is killing Austin and killing communities across our country.
July 27th, 2021
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.
May 27th, 2021
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...
May 19th, 2021
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.
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.
September 14th, 2021
I recently learned Lina Hidalgo, Adrian Garcia and Rodney Ellis might soon continue their attacks on local law enforcement through recommendations being pushed by a uber leftist consulting firm - PFM - brought in...
August 11th, 2021
Led by Harris County Public Health, the two programs would create a mental health crisis response team and connect case workers with people at risk of getting involved in violent crimes.
August 10th, 2021
A Texas jury deliberated for about eight hours before handing down the death penalty to a man convicted of killing a San Antonio detective. The sentence follows his conviction in July for the ambush-style killing of...
August 4th, 2021
Austin is in trouble because of a reckless Democrat City Council that is endangering its citizens.
June 14th, 2021
On Saturday, I issued the following statement in response to a shooting in downtown Austin, leaving at least thirteen people wounded.
May 25th, 2021
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.
May 13th, 2021
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...