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Posted on: September 4, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Star of Texas to be awarded to Sgt. David Fitzpatrick

On Wednesday, Sept. 11, Sgt. David Fitzpatrick will honored by receiving the Star of Texas Award. The Star of Texas Award ceremony will be held as at the Texas House of Representatives, located at the Texas State Capitol, 1100 Congress Ave., in Austin.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott will present the Star of Texas Medal to Sgt. Fitzpatrick’s widow and family at the ceremony. Members of The Colony Police Department will also be in attendance, including The Colony Police Chief and Assistant Chiefs.

The Texas Legislature created the Star of Texas Award to honor Texas peace officers, firefighters, and emergency medical first responders who are seriously injured or have died in the line of duty.

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