line of duty

'The state of Texas grieves at the news of yet another violent attack'

Governor Abbott statement on Houston Police Department shooting

AUSTIN, Texas - On Thursday, Governor Greg Abbott issued a statement after it was reported that three members of the Houston Police Department were shot in the line of duty: "The state of Texas grieves at the news of yet…

Kingsville Police Department mourn loss of senior patrolman

Patrolman Benys dies from gunshot wounds

KINGSVILLE, Texas - On Thursday, Nov. 4 at approximately 5:15 a.m., Kingsville Police Department announced the death of Senior Patrolman Sherman Otto Benys Jr. Benys died during the early morning hours at Christus Spohn Memorial Shoreline from a gunshot wound.…

Governor Abbott honors Law Enforcement Officers at Texas Peace Officers' Memorial Ceremony

"May we always remember these men and women who gave their lives in service to their fellow Texans." - Gov. Abbott

AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott delivered remarks at the 2021 Peace Officers' Memorial Ceremony last night in Austin. The Texas Peace Officers' Memorial was established to honor Texas law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty. Following his…