Law enforcement celebrates graduation of son of fallen DPS trooper
San Marcos, Texas
   
 
More Today's News:
ߦ   8-year-old dies after allegedly mistaking dad's crystal meth for breakfast cereal
ߦ   Chinese Nationals Convicted in Maritime Drug Smuggling Case
ߦ   City Manager's Update - League City
ߦ   Coast Guard ends search for boater near Moses Lake, Texas
ߦ   Correctional Officer Eng's Death Came After Fight With Inmate
ߦ   County Commissioner Pleads Guilty To Bribery
ߦ   Cyber Actors Use Internet In Malicious Activities
ߦ   Detroit Officer Very Critical After SUV Driver Hits Him And Flees
ߦ   Employee Locked Police Out Of Building As Cop Inside Was Getting Kicked In Face
ߦ   Father accused of fatally stabbing his 2 kids found with non-fatal, self-inflicted gunshot wound
ߦ   Man Robs two Walgreens in South Montgomery County
ߦ   Sheriff Frank Biaggne, A Reflection Of His Constituents
ߦ   Stash House Operator Sentenced To Federal Prison
ߦ   Telemundo Houston most watched station July 2018
ߦ   VIDEO: Man Beats Officer As Bystanders Record, Then Suspect Grabs Cop's Gun
ߦ   VIDEO: Officer's Boyfriend Tries To Run Her Patrol Car Off Road
ߦ   Violence Reduction Initiative: Harwood Neighborhood
ߦ   Pittsburgh Police K9 Loki Dies Day After His 10-Week Birthday
ߦ   Virginia State Police K9 Vader Murdered In Pursuit Of Murder Suspect
ߦ   Joseph Pappas shot, killed himself during encounter with police
ߦ   BODYCAM: Thurman Blevins Shooting
ߦ   Family Believes Missing Iowa Student May Be Held Captive, Reward Up To $172,000
ߦ   Federal judge dismisses "rape kit" lawsuit against last 6 mayors, other officials
ߦ   Former Sailor Heads to Prison for Distributing Animal Crush Video
ߦ   Guilty! Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child
ߦ   Hate Hoax: Texas Waitress Frames Sheriff’s Dept. Employee for Racial Slur
ߦ   Heroin Traffickers Handed Significant Federal Prison Terms
ߦ   Hitchcock police chief ousted in tight vote amid furor
ߦ   Hospital System to Pay $84.5 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations Arising From Improper Payments to Referring Physicians
ߦ   In Custody Death
ߦ   iPads Could Change How Harris County Deputies Assess Mental Health Crises
ߦ   Jacksonville, Texas Man Sentenced for Methamphetamine Trafficking
ߦ   Man surrenders after barricading himself in home day care
ߦ   Mexican gets 30 months in US prison for smuggling immigrants
ߦ   New York Attorney General Candidate Vows To 'Prosecute' ICE

 
Search Archives:

SAN MARCOS, Texas — As thousands of proud parents poured into the Texas State University Stadium, one family stood out.

About 50 Department of Public Safety troopers and San Marcos officers showed up at the New Braunfels High School graduation in San Marcos to cheer on Robert Vetter. Although they're not related by blood, they watched him grow up.

"We're here to support him since his father can't be, Robbie Barrera said. “His family is still our family."

Robert is the son of fallen state trooper Randall Vetter who died 18 years ago in the line of duty. Robert was only eight months old when his father died. Many troopers stepped in to help him and his mom along the way in his father's absence.

"It's hard to capture what DPS has done for me and not just 18 years ago when Randy died, but over the ups and downs of life," Cynthia Vetter said. "The support they've been able to give me and Robert is priceless and irreplaceable."

"Graduation is about friends and family,” Robbie said. “Law enforcement is family, too. Them being here means a lot to me."

Robert is now headed to Texas A&M University. He wants to pursue a career in law enforcement and be a game warden.



Comments:
Congratulations And Gods Speed. And Know Your Father Will Never Be Forgoten For His Service.
Posted by Harley at 6/10/2018 11:54:25 AM

Post a comment
Name/Nickname:
(required)
Email Address: (must be a valid address)
(will not be published or shared)
Comments: (plain text only)
Printer Friendly Format  Printer Friendly Format    Send to a Friend  Send to a Friend    RSS Feed  RSS Feed
  Facebook   Share link on Twitter Tweet  
© 1999-2018 The Police News. All rights reserved.