FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
July 30, 2015
CONTACT: Laramie Adams
Cell: 512-922-7328Fort Worth, Texas – Former Texas Department of Public Safety (TxDPS) Texas Ranger David Duncan, of Fort Davis, Texas, is serving the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) as a Special Ranger for District 18.
Duncan replaced TSCRA Special Ranger Mike Barr who has moved to District 26.
“Dave has a wealth of background and knowledge in law enforcement,” said Larry Gray, TSCRA Executive Director of Law Enforcement and Theft Prevention. “He has already been serving TSCRA and ranchers in District 18 well by investigating and actively helping solve theft cases in his area. We are fortunate to have him working at TSCRA as a Special Ranger.”
District 18 includes: Brewster, Culberson, El Paso, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis, Pecos and Reeves counties.
Duncan has more than 40 years of law enforcement experience. Most recently, he worked as a TxDPS Texas Ranger as a Staff Lieutenant where he supervised Joint Operations and Intelligence Centers in Marfa, Del Rio and El Paso. As a Texas Ranger, he also worked with state and local law enforcement agencies on border enforcement efforts. Additionally, Duncan has experience as a city police officer, sheriff’s deputy, highway patrolman and an auto theft investigator.
Duncan is based in Fort Davis, Texas and can be reached at 432-426-2703.
TSCRA has 30 special rangers stationed strategically throughout Texas and Oklahoma who have in-depth knowledge of the cattle industry and are trained in all facets of law enforcement. All are commissioned as Special Rangers by the Texas Department of Public Safety and/or the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation.
TSCRA is a 138-year-old trade association and is the largest and oldest livestock organization based in Texas. TSCRA has more than 16,500 beef cattle operations, ranching families and businesses as members. These members represent approximately 50,000 individuals directly involved in ranching and beef production who manage 4 million head of cattle on 76 million acres of range and pasture land primarily in Texas and Oklahoma, but throughout the Southwest.