Dear Members and Friends of TSTA,

Click on FEBRUARY 2017 TSTA NEWSLETTER to access the current issue of “Texas State Trooper”.

On the front page read about trooper Danny Shaw who was seriously wounded by gunfire while on border security.  Danny we were glad we could help.

Deborah Ingersoll’s “Legislative Update” is complete and informative.

“From the Executive Director” explains the difference between a defined pension plan and a defined contribution plan.  In other words why we must keep what you have.

Judge Gist, you’ve done it again, a great article on plea bargaining.

“Crier’s Chronicles” points out some bad legislation that is being filed and we vow to fight it.

Retired Trooper Richard Williams known as “Big R” has succumbed to heart problems. He founded “His Kids”.  We will miss you Richard!

Ranger Stan Guffey was slain in 1987 while rescuing a kidnapped little girl.  Thanks to all who pay him honor.

Read what your $25 annual dues get you on page 8.  There are also some good health tips on page 9.

Read, learn and enjoy!


Claude Hart
Executive Director