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Governor Abbott Statement On Death Of Mesquite Police Officer
AUSTIN – Governor Abbott today issued a statement after the death of a Mesquite Police Department officer who was shot in the line of duty earlier this afternoon:
"Our hearts are with the family and loved ones of the Mesquite Police Department officer who passed away this evening," said Governor Abbott. "This tragedy is a solemn reminder of the risks our law enforcement officers take every day by putting their lives on the line to serve and protect our communities. Cecilia and I ask our fellow Texans to join us in praying for the officer's family and the Mesquite Police Department during this difficult time."