Waco, TX – According to the state officials, Gov. Abbott issued the following statement:
“Texas grieves for the loss of one of its brave correctional officers, who selflessly put his life on the line each day to protect his community, fellow officers, and Texans.
We must never take for granted the service and sacrifice of our correctional officers.
Cecilia and I pray for Officer Jovian Motley and his family and ask all Texans to keep his loved ones in their prayers during this heartbreaking time.“