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Criticism builds for Texas DPS decision to lay off 117 older officers

The Texas Department of Public Safety is feeling the heat over a budget-related decision to lay off 117 officers serving in a retire/rehire program.

By JOLIE MCCULLOUGH, The Texas Tribune
Posted 1/11/18

In its latest attempt to address budget cuts, the Texas Department of Public Safety is again facing harsh criticism. Multiple lawmakers and the department’s officers association have …

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