Honoring our Law Enforcement Officials
Each year, the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) accepts nominations for the annual State of Texas Law Enforcement Achievement Awards. The awards are presented to selected peace officers, reserve officers, jailers, and custodial officers who are licensed by TCOLE. Nominees should exceed the normal expectations of job performance through acts of professional achievement, public service, or valor. Click here for more information. Nomination submission deadline is December 31st.
Peace Officer Memorial
The Peace Officer memorial's home is located on the northeast grounds of the Texas Capitol and lists those officers that have fallen in the line of duty.
Texas Flag Program
To honor our fallen Peace Officers, The State of Texas provides a Texas Flag to the surviving family.
To submit a request for a Texas flag and memorial items for a fallen Texas peace officer please contact Ken Mobley at 512-936-7705, or visit our Flag Program page here
Resources for a Peace Officer Line of Duty Death
There are many resources from a variety of institutions at your disposal in the event a peace officer dies in the line of duty. Click here for resources. Many of these organizations assists the survivors of officers who have been killed in the line of duty to obtain all of the statutory benefits that may be available to them. They also provide each family coping with their loss with a lasting symbol of recognition for the life of service the officer courageously gave.
In addition, Agencies can set up their own casualty assistance plan using the Example Casualty Assistance Plan provided by the Badge of Honor Memorial Foundation.