New DPS Regional Commander selected

Amarillo, TX - The Department of Public Safety in our region will have a new leader beginning in December.

Randall Prince will take the reigns as commander of Region 5, which is based out of Lubbock and includes the Amarillo, Abilene, and Wichita Falls areas.

Prince is a Waco native who began his career as a State Trooper in Navasota in 1989. He worked in law enforcement in several Texas cities, eventually becoming Captain of the Texas Rangers in 2005.

His new position is effective December 1st, 2011.