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Section A: General News


U.S.-Mexican border is not safe


U.S.-Mexican border is not safe
Steven McCraw, director of the Texas Department of Public Safety and former director of Texas Homeland Security


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Wilson County News
November 13, 2013
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Despite top national officials saying otherwise, violence along the U.S.-Mexican border is growing. Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steven McCraw spoke of “Protecting Our Ranches on the Border” June 28, during the annual convention of the Independent Cattlemen’s Association of Texas in Bastrop. . . .

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Facts only please  
TX  
November 18, 2013 7:55am
 
PRAIRIE: You do realize the National Guard operates under three different titles. State Active Duty, Title 32 and Title 10. So...maybe next time you and squawk should do your homework?

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
November 18, 2013 6:28am
 
New Guy......And your point is ??????? Are you suggesting when the National Guard is activated for military service, that they are not subject to Title 10 ?

 
New Guy  
Wilson County  
November 17, 2013 10:09pm
 
Squawk. The Posse act is for Title 10 Federal service. National Guard can do law enforcement.

 
squawk box  
Pandora, Tx  
November 14, 2013 2:45pm
 
Posse Comitatus Act 1878. If you can't normally use the military for law enforcement purposes, militarize law enforcement agencies. How's that for skirting the law.

 
7th Generation La Vernian  
La Vernia  
November 14, 2013 1:46pm
 
Muse, now that was funny.

 
The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
November 14, 2013 1:38pm
 
Yeh, it was dumb to try to sniper the illegals from the helo. They should have used a rocket.

 
7th Generation La Vernian  
La Vernia  
November 13, 2013 2:37pm
 
Billy...if the driver who was shot hit head on a school bus with 30 kids onboard would that change your mind on shooting vehicles from a helo? Read the lawing from the judge....this is why the DPS stopped this practice. It... More ›

 
Billy Bob  
Texas  
November 13, 2013 2:33pm
 
@New Guy.... The troopers had every right to stop the criminals before they killed innocent LEGAL citizens with their reckless driving. If they are too stupid to STOP with an officer behind them. In TEXAS protecting innocent... More ›

 
New Guy  
Wilson County  
November 13, 2013 1:40pm
 
This guy is crazy...read up on his opinion about shooting at people from a helo..."We're Really Not Apologetic": DPS Director Steve McCraw and Texas' Airborne Snipers Source: http://www.burntorangereport.com/diary/14074/we... More ›

 
Billy Bob  
Texas  
November 13, 2013 1:20pm
 
Is it still safe to go to Boy's Town?

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