News Release

June 21, 2012

DPS Employees Honored For Outstanding Efforts

Life-saving response in Houston and Panhandle drug interdiction efforts recognized
AUSTIN The Texas Public Safety Commission and Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw today presented a Life Saving Award and a Unit Citation to DPS employees. Driver License employee Carla Caldwell-Guidry was honored for potentially saving a baby's life, and Panhandle area Highway Patrol troopers were recognized for excellence in drug and cash seizures.

“Our awards today highlight how one person or a group of people can impact so many lives in a positive way," said Director McCraw. "Driver License employee Caldwell-Guidry directly assisted a family in dire need of help, potentially saving a life, and our Highway Patrol troopers in a three-county Panhandle area showed why DPS patrols are the first line of defense for communities against drug traffickers and other criminals.”

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