Sam Houston State University

Real Talk w/ CJ featuring the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS)

Featuring the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS)

LEARN MORE about the Texas Department of Public Safety and how they enforce their mission to protect and serve Texas. Criminal Justice Alumnus Sergeant Erik Burse is the Media & Communications Sergeant stationed in Conroe and has been with DPS for 17 years.

Come listen to our alumnus talk about what it is like to work for their agency, the internship opportunities they provide, and tips on making it through the application process.


Career paths include positions in:

  • State Trooper
  • Texas Rangers
  • Agents
  • Organized Crime
  • Counter Terrorism
  • Intelligence
  • Special Weapons And Tactics (SWAT)
  • Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD)
  • Tactical Marine Unit
  • Dive Team
  • Rotary and Fixed Wing Pilots
  • Capitol Complex Protection
  • Executive Protection
  • Training and Education
  • K-9
  • Motorcycle Unit


Veronica Hoff, Publications Officer
College of Criminal Justice
Sam Houston State University
(936) 294-4425

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 2:00pm to 3:00pm

George J. Beto Criminal Justice Center, Hazel B. Kerper Courtroom
816 17th Street Huntsville, Texas 77340

Event Type

Student Events


College of Criminal Justice, VP for Student Affairs, Student Activities


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