ALPINE, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) – On Wednesday, law enforcement from West Texas gathered in the small mountain town of Alpine.
Their meeting held a special significance.
Officers meet at the Police Officer Memorial Wall each year to pay respected to their brothers and sisters in blue who have been killed in the line of duty.
Wednesday was a particularly special officials for members of the Ector County Sheriff’s Office and the Brewster County Sheriff’s Office.
During the recent ceremony, Ector County Deputy Thad West and Brewster County Deputy Thalis Tucker Cook were permanently added to the wall.