Monday, 18 July 2016

U.S Texas Governor Abbott Speaks With Louisiana Governor Following Tragic Police Shooting


Governor Greg Abbott today spoke with Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards following the heinous killing and wounding of Louisiana peace officers. They discussed their shared grief about the back-to-back similar tragedies in our neighboring states.
Governor Abbott offered any assistance needed for Louisiana to respond to the ongoing law enforcement needs as well the healing needs of the affected families, the police force, and the entire State of Louisiana. Governor Edwards was thankful and said he was appreciative of the outreach he had already received from the Texas Department of Public Safety.
The two Governors concluded their call by expressing a strengthened joint commitment to protect law enforcement officers and asking for all to pray for Baton Rouge and our nation.