Governor Abbott Orders Texas Flags Lowered To Half-Staff In Honor Of Fallen San Antonio Police Officer Miguel Moreno

June 30, 2017 | Austin, Texas | Press Release

Governor Greg Abbott today ordered the Texas flags in the City of San Antonio to be lowered to half-staff in honor of fallen Officer Miguel Moreno, through July 3rd, 2017. Officer Moreno was a nine-year veteran of law enforcement who lost his life in the line of duty following a shooting on Thursday, June 29th.

“This is a sad day for the San Antonio community, and the entire state of Texas, as we mourn the death of Officer Miguel Moreno,” said Governor Abbott.

 This senseless act of violence against two courageous and committed law enforcement officers demonstrates the risk our men and women in blue face every day. We owe Officer Moreno and Officer Julio Cavazos a great debt of gratitude for their service and bravery in the face of danger. Cecilia and I offer our thoughts and prayers to the family of Officer Moreno, the San Antonio Police Department, and all those effected by this terrible crime.