Governor Abbott delivers remarks at the ceremony
AUSTIN, Texas – Today, Governor Abbott delivered remarks at the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Memorial groundbreaking ceremony in Austin. The governor thanked the members of DPS for their dedication to serving their communities. He also thanked them for upholding public safety.
The memorial recognizes the DPS officers and Texas Rangers who give their lives to protect Texans. The foundation of the monument is a 77-foot circle of granite. It has an 11-foot-tall bronze DPS Trooper paying respects to a tombstone honoring the first fallen peace officer in Texas. The monument will also feature three separate granite and bronze panels. The panels will depict the history of DPS and will be engraved with core values: integrity, accountability, excellence and teamwork.
The Officer of the Texas Governor provided the above information and picture. You can read the full press release here.
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