Events

A Conversation with Steve McCraw, Texas DPS Director

  • Tuesday, January 19, 2016
  • 7:30 a.m. - 9 a.m.
    Conversation begins at 8 a.m.
  • The Austin Club
    110 E. 9th Street, Austin, TX 78701
  • Questions? Please email or call us at 512-716-8691.

Join us in person or online for a conversation with Steve McCraw, director of the Texas Department of Public Safety.

McCraw assumed leadership of the Texas Department of Public Safety in 2009. Previously, he served as then-Gov. Rick Perry’s chief of homeland security for almost five years, overseeing efforts to increase border security and curb violence caused by drug-trafficking cartels. Before that, McCraw had a 21-year career with the FBI.



The Texas Tribune's Conversation Series features in-depth discussions with prominent elected officials and newsmakers moderated by Evan Smith, CEO and editor-in-chief, and other expert journalists from The Texas Tribune. Each free event at the historic Austin Club in downtown Austin features coffee, networking and audience question-and-answer time. You can also watch the event on our livestream if you are unable to attend in person.

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