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Police brutality in Texas

Greg Abbott has condemned the death of George Floyd, but he’s been silent on Texas’ recent history of police killings

Abbott also has praised Texas’ “legacy of success” on criminal justice reforms. In recent years, many police reform efforts have repeatedly failed at the Texas Capitol.

State troopers stand guard at the state Capitol grounds to prevent protesters from entering during a protest over the death of George Floyd.

Failed police reforms

Police unions and state officials

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Criminal justice State government Garnet Coleman Greg Abbott Harold Dutton Jr. Joseph "Joe" Moody Texas Legislature