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Sheriffs Want a Bigger Share of Texas Border Security Funding

There’s been a recent uptick in the number of unaccompanied minors and families crossing the Texas border illegally. In December, Governor Greg Abbott said he was responding by sending more state troopers to the border and keeping the state national … Continue reading

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State Troopers, Sheriffs, Police: What Can They Ask You At A Traffic Stop?

Sheriffs in Texas recently testified at state hearings that state troopers or DPS in border counties are overly aggressive against citizens pulled over for routine traffic stops. But the allegations are hardly confined to state troopers. So if you’re stopped, … Continue reading

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Texas State Police Surges Challenged By Borderland Sheriffs

Mistrust of law enforcement on the border is hardly rare. The ebb and flow of policing the border in a post-9/11 world means someone or some group is almost always upset. But in Texas, there’s apparent distrust within law enforcement … Continue reading

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