Texas Peace Officers' Memorial
Erected 1999 by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement in cooperation with the State Preservation Board.
Designer: Linda Johnson
Capitol Historical Artifact Collection, State Preservation Board

The memorial features a tall polished granite obelisk on a base with a Texas Lone Star. Inscribed names of law enforcement officers and corrections personnel line circular polished granite walls. The monument pays tribute to those who lost their lives in the line of duty since August 5, 1823 when Stephen F. Austin commissioned the first ten Texas Peace Officers, known as the Texas Rangers.

Texas Peace Officers' Memorial Booklet
Peace Officers' Memorial Project

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