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Once again, tension builds after state police are deployed to a major Texas city

A month after the Texas Department of Public Safety began patrolling Austin streets, city officials have both praised a drop in violent crime and condemned the operation’s disparate impact on Latino and Black residents. In 2019, Dallas faced the same challenges.

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) graduates a class of 74 new state troopers at the Texas Capitol.

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