Stand With Law Enforcement

Texas Governor Greg Abbott called for police officers across the state of Texas to honor the funeral of slain Harris County Deputy Sheriff Darren Goforth on Friday, September 4, 2015.

University of Texas System police officers gathered with other state law enforcement at several locations to turn on emergency lights for one minute to mark the beginning of the deputy's funeral being held in Houston.

Office of the Director of Police vehicles participated in a gathering at the State Capitol.
September 4, 2015 Capitol Law Enforcement event
(ODOP vehicles on lower left)

Officers from the UT Tyler PD gathered with other local law enforcement at Broadway Square Mall in Tyler, where they were greeted by a UT Tyler student with flowers and a thank you note.
UT Tyler Flowers


UT Tyler Note

UT Tyler vehicles

UT Tyler Mall

UT Tyler September 4, 2015

At the UT MD Anderson Medical Center Smithville campus, trees and light poles all over campus were decorated with blue ribbons in support of law enforcement.

UTHouston Smithville Blue Ribbons

UT Austin PD lined up cars at cross streeets on campus, south of the Tower in line with the Capitol.

UT Austin PD South Mall

UT Austin South Mall

UT Austin PD



  • © 2007 The University of Texas System
  • 702 Colorado Street
  • Suite 1.122
  • Austin, TX 78701
  • Ph: (512) 499-4680
  • Fax: (512) 499-4684