Rep. Schaefer to host homeland security and public safety committee in Tyler

Rep. Schaefer to host homeland security and public safety committee in Tyler
Matt Schaefer stands with Perry. (source: Facebook)

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - This morning legislators from across the state are in Tyler for an official hearing of the Texas House Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee.

The event is at 9:30 a.m. at Tyler Junior College in the White Administrative Services Center board room, located at 1400 E. 5th Street in Tyler.

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Parking will be reserved in lot #F2 which is accessible from Baxter Avenue.

Texas' top law enforcement officer, DPS Director Steve McCraw will give testimony at the hearing on Texas/Mexico border security, East Texas gang and cartel activity, and driver's license wait times, among other topics. Other topics will include a panel discussion on law enforcement interactions with citizens and a presentation on campus safety and security at junior colleges around the state.

Members of the community may also provide public testimony.

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