Legislation passed by the 84th Legislature will increase the number of Texas Rangers and expand their responsibilities in border security, in the protection of children and in investigations into the integrity of public officials. Chief Randy Prince gives an overview of the changing responsibilities of the Rangers. Click image to read article by Chief Randy Prince.
Texas Rangers in Cotulla, Texas, Feb. 1887. Cotulla cowboys were rough, so much so that allegedly when a train pulled into the Cotulla station, the conductor would call out "Cotulla! Everybody get your guns ready."There were shooting on Front Street, Sheriff McKinney was murdered which resulted in further gunfights. There were illegal hangings. The governor had to send in a troop of Texas Rangers.