Col. Steven McCraw admits that waiting to approach the Texas school shooter was “an arbitrary decision,” among a slew of other blunders.
At a Friday press conference, Texas Department of Public Safety Col. Steven McCraw stated it was an erroneous call not to enter the Uvalde, Texas, classroom where a shooter had been located for more than an hour.
911 tapes revealed that a youngster in one of the closed classrooms was on the phone with 911 for a lengthy amount of time, according to McCraw.
Furthermore, he requested that police be dispatched some minutes before the cops were able to secure keys from a janitor. They burst into the room at that moment and shot the suspect, according to McCraw.
Steve McCraw: Uvalde Texas Police DPS’ Wikipedia
Yet to have a Wikipedia, in August 2009, Steven C. McCraw was appointed Director and Colonel of the Texas Department of Public Safety.
Similarly, he started his career in law enforcement with DPS in 1977 as a Texas Highway Patrol Trooper and then as a DPS Narcotics Agent until 1983, when he joined the FBI as a Special Agent.
Dallas, Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, Tucson, San Antonio, and Washington, DC were among the cities where he operated.
Reportedly, he left the FBI in 2004 to become Texas Homeland Security Director in the Governor’s Office, where he remained until his nomination as DPS Director.
McCraw, an El Paso native, graduated from West Texas State University with a bachelor’s degree in science and a master’s degree in arts.
Colonel Steve McCraw’s Salary
Colonel Steve McCraw’s salary as a Director and Colonel of the Texas Department of Public Safety might have been in the thousands of dollars. However, the following amount is merely an assumption based on his career.
Moreover, he was also in charge of forming the Foreign Terrorism Tracking Task Force within the Office of the Attorney General during his tenure.
In addition, he was promoted to Supervisory Special Agent, Unit Chief of the Colombian/Mexican Organized Crime Unit, and Assistant Director of the Office of Intelligence, which he was tasked with establishing after the 9/11 attacks.
A Look At Steve McCraw’s Family And Recent Twitter Video
On the internet, no specific information about Steve McCraw’s family or wife has appeared. The DPS, on the other hand, is thought to have a family with children.
Apart from that, after the press conference remark surfaced on the web, many expressed their displeasure in the Twitter comment area below the video.
Some people have expressed their discontent with the disclosure, claiming that money can’t bring loved ones back.