Texas’ new law also requires law enforcement to report to the Texas attorney general when an officer was shot. According to the reports filed with the state, 21 officers were shot, including four who were killed.
However, the tally does not include the fatal shootings of Dallas Area Rapid Transit Officer Brent Thompson or Euless Police Department Officer David Stefan Hofer. Neither of their deaths had been reported to the state by Sept. 1, well after the required 30-day deadline for agencies to report an incident.
Thompson was killed on July 7 along with four Dallas police officers, whose deaths were reported to the state. Hofer was shot on March 1 after responding to a call for suspicious activity at a park.
Peruse details of officers’ shootings as they were reported to the state below.