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Police union asks Gov. Abbott to provide death benefits to families of officers who die of COVID-19
Austin, TX

Texas law enforcement groups are worried if officers die of COVID-19 their families won’t receive death benefits.

They are asking Gov. Greg Abbott to act.

Nine officers have died due to the novel coronavirus statewide, according to the Combined Law Enforcement Association of Texas.

And when it comes to protecting the families left behind, the state's largest police union says Texas is not doing enough.