Steve McCraw

Steve McCraw

Steven C. McCraw became the director of the Texas Department of Public Safety in August 2009 and also serves as the Governor�s Homeland Security Advisor. McCraw began his law enforcement career with DPS in 1977 as a Trooper in the Texas Highway Patrol and a DPS Narcotics Agent. In 1983, he became an FBI Special Agent and served in Dallas, Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, Tucson, San Antonio and Washington, DC. His assignments included Supervisory Special Agent, Organized Crime Unit Chief, Assistant Special Agent in Charge, Inspector-In-Charge of the South East Bomb Task Force, Special Agent in Charge, Director of the Foreign Terrorism Tracking Task Force and Assistant Director of the Office of Intelligence and Inspections. In 2004, McCraw retired from the FBI to become the Texas Homeland Security Director in the Office of the Governor where he served for five years. A native of El Paso, McCraw has Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts degrees from West Texas State University.