Governor Abbott Issues Statement On Murder Of Harris County Sheriff’s Deputy

August 29, 2015 | Austin, Texas | Press Release

Governor Abbott today issued a statement following the murder of Sheriff’s Deputy Darren Goforth of Harris County late Friday.

"Heinous and deliberate crimes against law enforcement will not be tolerated in the State of Texas," said Governor Abbott. "Texas reveres the men and women in law enforcement who put their lives on the line every day to protect and serve their communities. Cecilia and I extend our deepest condolences to Deputy Goforth's family and the Harris County Sheriff's Office during this difficult time. I know local law enforcement will work tirelessly to apprehend the killer and ensure justice for Deputy Goforth is served."