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Julianna Morales HS Graduation

Texas Cops Escort Daughter of Fallen Officer to Graduation

A group of San Antonio law enforcement officers honored a fallen police officer by escorting her to her high school graduation on Saturday. The young woman was a toddler when her father, a San Antonio Police Officer was killed in December 2001 by a suspected drunk driver.

DALLAS, TX - JULY 12: A Dallas Police officer wears a black band on his badge outside of police department headquarters on July 12, 2016 in Dallas, Texas. Funerals are set to begin for five Dallas police officers who were shot and killed by a sniper during a Black Lives …

Dallas Police Officer Dies from Home Depot Shooting

Mayor Mike Rawlings announced that Dallas Police Officer Rogelio Santander died after being shot in the head at a Home Depot on the city’s northeast side Tuesday afternoon. The second wounded officer and the Home Depot loss prevention officer remain in critical condition, the mayor said during a meeting of the City Council.

Richardson Police Shooting Scene

Alleged Texas Cop-Killer in Custody Following Standoff

A Richardson, Texas, police officer has been shot and killed while responding to a call at a North Texas apartment complex. An ambulance transported the wounded officer to a local hospital where he later died from his injury. The gunman is in police custody after a standoff of more than four hours.

Border Patrol Funeral

Border Patrol Agent Killed, Another in Serious Condition in Texas

One Border Patrol agent is dead and his partner left hospitalized in serious condition in the Big Bend Sector of Texas. The FBI is leading the investigation while Border Patrol Special Operations agents and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations aircrews are currently searching the area for possible attackers.

Hollis Alvin James Daniels - Lubbock County Jail Mugshot

Texas Tech Police Officer Shot, Killed — Suspect in Custody

A Texas Tech University police officer has been shot and killed, according to local news reports. The Lubbock Police Department SWAT team is on the scene looking for a suspect.A Texas Tech University police officer has been shot and killed after taking a student into custody for alleged drug possession. The student allegedly shot the officer in the head, killing him, and then fled the scene. He is now in custody.

Blue Lives Matter

2016 Closes With 140 Cops Being Killed in the Line of Duty

A total of 140 law enforcement officers were killed in 2016 in line of duty deaths. The number of deaths increased by 10 over 2015’s 130 officers who were killed. The final death of the year came Friday night when Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Landon Weaver was shot and killed will investigating an alleged violation of a protective order.

Otis Tyrone McKane in Custody

San Antonio Alleged Cop-Killer: ‘I Was Upset’

The man arrested by San Antonio police in connection to the assassination of Detective Benjamin Marconi claimed he shot him because he was upset about child custody battles.

San Antonio badge

Texas Governor Offers Reward for San Antonio Cop Killer

The Office of the Texas Governor is offering a cash reward up to $15,000 for information leading to the arrest of anyone connected to the execution of the San Antonio officer this past weekend. This reward will be combined to bring the total reward up to $25,000.

Kathleen Goforth at Funeral

Report: Nearly 1,800 Cops Killed in Past 10 Years

An exclusive report obtained by Breitbart Texas reveals that nearly 1,800 police officers have lost their lives in the line of duty over the past 10 years. That number includes the deaths of 160 K-9 officers.

Officer Blake Snyder

Missouri Police Officer Killed in Domestic Disturbance Call

A St. Louis County police officer was shot and killed in the pre-dawn hours of Thursday morning shortly after arriving at a reported domestic disturbance. The suspect was shot and remains in critical condition.

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.

Police Officer Funeral AP

36th Police Officer Killed by Gunfire in Line of Duty This Year

Hatch New Mexico Police Officer Jose Chavez became the 35th law enforcement officer to be shot and killed in the line of duty in 2016. The year got off to a bad start with flurry of officers being murdered in the first two months alone. Things got progressively worse from there.

Javier Vega

National Border Patrol Council Still Fighting for Slain Agent Javier Vega

Officials with the National Border Patrol Council announced a petition drive calling for the murder of U.S. Border Patrol Javier Vega as a “Line of Duty” death. Vega was murdered by two previously deported illegal aliens during an attempted robbery of Vega and his family who were fishing at the time.

Hofer and fiance

Texas Police Officer Killed in Ambush

A police officer from Euless, Texas, was shot and killed on Tuesday while responding to a shot-fired call. He and another officer were ambushed by the suspect. The second officer was able to return fire, striking the suspect.