Department of Public Safety Releases Texas Gang Threat Assessment

Jul 25 2017
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AUSTIN, TX – Governor Greg Abbot expressed gratitude to the Trump Administration and Congressional appropriators for dedicating resources in the amount of $2.3 million in funding “Operation Secure Texas,” to provide for the safety and security of all Texans. 

2017 DPS Texas Gang Threat Assessment

“This report provides an overview of gangs operating in Texas, which gives law enforcement important information to help protect our communities from these violent organizations,” said DPS Director Steven McCraw. “Gangs and their associates remain a significant threat to public safety in our state, not only because of their penchant for violence and criminal activity, but also their relationships with other criminal organizations, such as Mexican cartels.”