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Law enforcement

Identifier: Sub-Series 5

Scope and Contents

Files include information on Texas Rangers, Highway Patrol, police officers, sheriffs, judges, and other law enforcers, including corruption by law enforcers. The Texas Department of Public Safety was created in 1935 by the Texas Legislature by combining the Texas Highway Patrol with the Texas Rangers. Border Patrol is filed under Immigration.


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Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for IN LIBRARY research use only. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley assumes no responsibility.


From the Collection: 0.00 unknown

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Special Collections and Archives, Edinburg Campus Repository

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