Ensuring Public Safety
We must do more to keep our schools, our families and our communities secure by:
Improving school safety, including mental and behavioral health services
- Combatting human trafficking and gang activity
- Securing our border
Governor Greg Abbott today announced the deployment of 1,000 Texas National Guard troops to assist the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) with the escalating humanitarian crisis at the southern border.
The Office of Governor Greg Abbott today released a web video highlighting the signing of legislation to enhance school safety and expand access to mental health resources to make Texas schools safer and more secure for students and teachers.
Governor Greg Abbott today signed into law several bills related to enhancing school safety and expanding access to mental health resources.
The Office of Governor Greg Abbott today released a web video highlighting the signing of legislation to combat human trafficking and sexual assault in Texas.
Governor Greg Abbott today signed into law several bills related to combating human trafficking and reducing the rape kit backlog in Texas.
The Office of Governor Greg Abbott today released a web video highlighting the accomplishments of the 86th Legislative Session.
Governor Greg Abbott today announced $4.7 million in federal Operation Stonegarden Grant Program (OPSG) funding to increase operational capabilities of federal, state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies along the border.
Governor Greg Abbott today announced nearly $230,000 in State Homeland Security Grant Program (SHSP) funding to support local efforts aimed at the prevention of, protection against, and response to terrorist attacks in Texas.
Governor Abbott Announces Grant Funding To Prevent And Combat Human Trafficking And Care For Victims
Governor Greg Abbott today announced more than $18 million in awards to state, local, public, and private organizations to address the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) and adults in Texas.
Governor Abbott’s Child Sex Trafficking Team Hosts Roundtable Discussion For Male Leaders To Prevent Child Sexual Exploitation
Governor Abbott’s Child Sex Trafficking Team hosted a roundtable for male leaders in law enforcement, faith communities, business, and youth-serving organizations from across the state to share strategies on preventing child sex trafficking.