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Nov 27, 2017

TABC Statements on Fallen DPS Trooper Damon Allen

TABC Chairman Kevin J. Lilly

"The entire TABC community stands with our colleagues at the Texas Department of Public Safety in the wake of the tragic killing of Trooper Damon Allen on Thanksgiving Day. Our state's law enforcement professionals put their lives on the line every day in service of their fellow Texans. We will never forget the dedication and bravery of Trooper Allen and of all our fellow peace officers. Our hearts and our thoughts are with Trooper Allen's family and friends during this incredibly difficult time."

TABC Executive Director A. Bentley Nettles

"On behalf of everyone at TABC, we extend our sincere condolences to Trooper Allen's family and colleagues. The loss of a loved one is never easy, particularly during the holiday season. We will strive to honor Trooper Allen's memory by serving our fellow Texans in the same selfless, dedicated manner as he did. Our thoughts are with the brave men and women of DPS as they work through this tragic event."

Contact: Chris Porter TABC Public Information Officer (512) 206-3462