Tag: Deputy Darren Goforth

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Poll: Texans Follow Partisan Split on Black Lives Matter

Although Texans experienced together the sniper-attack of officers in Dallas in July at a Black Lives Matter protest, Texans’ opinions on the larger movement are still divided along partisan lines.

Memorial Service for five Dallas-area police officers killed in an ambush attack during a Black Lives Matter protest. (AP Photo)

Texas Police Union: ‘It’s a Very Tough, Unfriendly World’ for Cops

“It’s a very tough, unfriendly world when Politifact starts asking whether we have really lost the most officers, and when a state senator falsely claims Texas has lost more officers in car accidents than gun violence,” the leader of the largest law enforcement union in Texas said. He added that this is the atmosphere in which peace officers now find themselves.

The widow of Deputy Goforth receives the flag that draped her husband's casket from Sheriff Ron Hickman. (Photo: Breitbart Texaas/Bob Price)

1 Year Ago: Texas Deputy Gunned Down In Dark After New Black Panther Chants

One year ago, Harris County Deputy Sheriff Darren Goforth walked out of a convenience store to his patrol car and was gunned down in cold blood by a man who snuck up behind him in the dark. Police say there appears to be no other motivation for the shooting than he was wearing a uniform and a badge.

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Where Do Mentally Ill Accused Cop-Executioners Go to Await Trial?

The man accused of executing a uniformed Harris County deputy in cold blood, has been found incompetent to stand trial. Where are criminals who are awaiting trial kept after they have been found incompetent to aid their lawyer in their defense, and how long does it take them to get to the state mental hospital so they can receive mental health restoration services?

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Video Shows Moments Surrounding Ambush of Houston-area Deputy

HOUSTON, Texas — Video has been released showing the ambush of the Houston-area constable who was shot on Wednesday as he was kneeling by a deputy trainee’s patrol car. The ambush occurred after a routine traffic stop in Houston’s Third Ward, a neighborhood known for violent crime. A person of interest has been questioned.

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Christie Smacks ‘Black Lives Matter’ Radicals — Again

GOP Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie was at the Iowa state fair grounds on Saturday and was emphatic that he was not withdrawing from his position on the Black Lives Matter movement. He also said he was not quitting his presidential campaign. Christie hit the Black Lives Matter movement again while he was speaking at the fair.

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Texas Governor Honors 28 First Responders with Star of Texas Awards

Twenty-eight Texans were honored on the House floor of the Texas Capitol today as Governor Greg Abbott presented the Star of Texas Awards. The awards are presented to police officers, firefighters, and emergency medical personnel who have shown extraordinary courage and have been killed or seriously injured while serving in the line of duty. September 11th is Texas First Responder’s Day.

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New York Times Defends Folly of Black Lives Matter

In a 743 word defense of Black Lives Matter, The New York Times editorial board couldn’t bring itself to sanction a single syllable shaming the grievance group for its growing number of transgressions.

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Funeral Services Set for Cop Executed in Texas

Funeral services for Deputy Darren Goforth has been set for Friday at 1:00 p.m. at Second Baptist Church in Houston, Texas. The mega-church is the fifth largest in the country and can accommodate thousands of people.

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Alleged Texas Cop-Killer Shot Deputy 15 Times, Says DA

Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson read the charges against alleged cop killer Shannon Miles and said he shot the deputy a total of 15 times. The man accused of shooting Harris County Deputy Darren Goforth appeared in court in Houston, Texas, on Monday morning surrounded by a dozen deputies.