Gov. Abbott, McCraw discuss border security Posted in: News AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott met with Colonel Steve McCraw, Director of the Texas Department of Public Safety, to discuss safety and security along the Texas border on Feb. 9. Colonel McCraw provided Governor Abbott with an update on safety and securing threats along Texas southern border. The Governor and Colonel ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!