Byrne JAG funds in Texas support border security initiatives. The proximity of the Texas/ Mexico international border has left many rural counties in the state dealing with a large influx of human, drug, and sex trafficking crimes committed by large transnational criminal organizations. Texas seeks to support regional, multi-disciplinary approaches that coordinates law enforcement agencies to combat transnational organized crime activities.
State Agency Administrator: Texas Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division
Police; Policing; Immigration; Sex Crimes; Sex Offenders