MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF
One of the hardest types of severe weather to predict is a tornado. Springtime is usually the high time for tornadoes – and they can strike without warning. Already this year Texas has experienced numerous tornadoes that have damaged or destroyed hundreds of homes. Yet, thankfully, no lives were lost.
SCHOOL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
Violent events at schools -- such as those that occurred at Columbine High School in Colorado and at Virginia Tech University, mark these schools not by academic or extracurricular achievements, but by the events that occurred at an infamous point in history.
DPS TROOPERS JUDGE RED CROSS VEHICLE EXERCISE
The Coastal Bend Chapter of the American Red Cross held its 2nd Annual Emergency Response Vehicle Rodeo in Robstown, Texas. This training exercise enhanced road awareness and capabilities of the American Red Cross volunteers that operate the most publically recognizable Red Cross disaster response vehicles.