DPS HISTORY 1935 - 1957

The DPS Museum Exhibit Team was going through our archives and found an excellent history of the early days of DPS written by an historian as part of a thesis for the University of Texas. You can read it by going to the following link here.  If the link does not open for you in your browser, try pasting the direct link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1AZUpPMIxd2qC-1de4uDpcB71KUbQ8w6-/view?usp=sharing


Our theme this year is “Picture Yourself in Their Boots.” Chronicle your exploration of TXDPS state of the art law enforcement equipment at “selfie stations.” Wear the gear of a DPS trooper from the past at the vintage trooper, “selfie station.” Meet DPS SWAT, Police dogs, Mounted Patrol, and DPS Motorcycle Unit. Explore the Crime Lab station, the DPS helicopter, plus more at DPS Headquarters, 5805 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78752 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Sunday, September 23, 2018. All participants are encouraged to promote on social media and to tag their photos of the day with #DPSMuseum,  #MuseumDay2018 and #atxmuseums

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