Texas Rangers News

  • ByMichael Roberts wrote about government careers for The Balance Careers, has experience in state government, and was a newspaper reporter. Michael Roberts Updated September 12, 2019 The Texas Rangers have a mystique all their own. From watching roundhouse kicks by Chuck Norris on the television series “Walker, Texas Ranger” to reading about the adventures of […]
  • The Texas Ranger Division, commonly called the Texas Rangers, is a law enforcement agency with statewide jurisdiction in Texas, based in the capital city of Austin. Over the years, the Texas Rangers have investigated crimes ranging from murder to political corruption, acted as riot police and as detectives, protected the Governor of Texas, tracked down […]
  • Arlinda Valencia was at a family funeral when she heard what sounded like a wild rumor. One of her uncles mentioned that the Texas Rangers had murdered her great-grandfather. This idea seemed so ludicrous that some of Valencia’s relatives laughed. No one believed the story. But the tale stuck with Valencia, and later she went […]
  • Texas Rangers pose on a South Texas ranch in 1915 after one of their notorious “bandit raids.” The Robert Runyon Photograph Collection, image 00097, courtesy of The Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin The popular image of the elite law-enforcement organization known as the Texas Rangers has long been derived from […]
  • The Texas Ranger Story | Texas State History Museum Education Programs and Resources Get Involved Membership and Support About The Bullock Museum COVID-19 CLOSURE: The Bullock Museum and IMAX® Theatre are currently closed. x The history of the Texas Rangers is as complicated as Texas history itself They were men who could not be stampeded. […]