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Texas Officer Shot and Wounded in the Line of Duty to Be Honored

An officer with the Denton (TX) Police Department who was critically wounded in a shooting last year will be welcomed home from an out-of-state rehab facility by friends, family, fellow officers, and members of the public at a ceremony on Monday afternoon.

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Off-Duty Officer Shot During Robbery Attempt in Texas

An off-duty officer with the Dallas Police Department was shot Sunday as two people tried to rob his wife in Fort Worth.

Texas Officer Dies in Head-On Vehicle Collision with Wrong-Way Driver

An officer with the Beaumont (TX) Police Department died on Sunday morning when the patrol vehicle she was driving was struck head-on by a car travelling in the wrong way on a local highway. Another officer was seriously wounded in the collision, according to reports.

Texas Bicycle Shop Cancels Massive Contract with Police Department

During protests over the in-custody death of George Floyd in May, officers in Austin (TX) have used bicycles to block people in the crowd from getting onto roadways, and now the bike shop that had the contract to supply and service those bicycles has cancelled its contract with the department.

Texas Officer Knocked Unconscious in Violent Struggle with Suspect

An officer with the El Paso Police Department who had responded to calls of an assault in progress was beaten unconscious by the suspect, according to agency officials.

Off-Duty Houston Sergeant Kills Robbery Suspect on Bus

The chief said the officer, who was heading home at the time, confronted the suspect who had gotten on a bus.

Deputy, Once Paralyzed by Rare Disease, Returns to Duty

Deputy Kristan Beltran of the Gregg County (TX) Sheriff's Office became very ill with a form of flu, which led to a rare complication that causes partial paralysis. She was hospitalized and told she might not have use of her legs for up to two years.

Texas Officer Surprised by Wife Returning from Deployment Overseas

An officer with the Grand Prairie (TX) Police Department was conducting a press briefing when his wife of 15 years surprised him after being deployed for six months in Iraq.

Austin Police Union Advises Officers to Stop Active Enforcement

“They don't want an active police department. They don't want us enforcing traffic laws. They don't want us arresting people that don't want us or messing with homeless folks. They're very clear and we're going to take their lead. The productivity in the city's going to die,” Casaday said.

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Daughter of Slain Texas Officer Slammed for Tweeting "Blue Lives Matter"

The daughter of a McAllen, TX, police officer who was killed Saturday when he was ambushed was attacked on Twitter for mourning her father with the hashtag "Blue Lives Matter."