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On August 17th, 2021, Texas DPS assisted with a multi-agency standoff with an armed suspect in Burleson county. The standoff occurred after the suspect shot a Burleson County Sheriff's Deputy attempting to serve a warrant on the suspect. A DPS-SRT team  was called to the scene. After several hours of negotiating the suspect exited his home under what law enforcement officials believe to be a surrender. As the SRT team attempted to take him into custody the suspect fired a weapon at one of the members, striking SRT member Trooper Joshua Strawn in the arm. Law enforcement returned fire, and the suspect was pronounced deceased by a Burleson County Judge. Trooper Strawn was transported to CHI St. Joseph Hospital in Bryan where he underwent surgery to repair his arm due to the gunshot. He will have a long road to recover and we are implementing a fund raiser to supplement he and his families financial needs. All proceeds raised will go to Trooper Joshua Strawn. 


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On August 17th, 2021, Texas DPS assisted with a multi-agency standoff with an armed suspect in Burleson county. The standoff...

On August 17th, 2021, Texas DPS assisted with a multi-agency standoff with an armed suspect in Burleson county. The standoff occurred after the suspect shot a Burleson County Sheriff's Deputy attempting to serve a warrant on the suspect. A DPS-SRT team  was called to the scene. After several hours of negotiating the suspect exited his home under what law enforcement officials believe to be a surrender. As the SRT team attempted to take him into custody the suspect fired a weapon at one of the members, striking SRT member Trooper Joshua Strawn in the arm. Law enforcement returned fire, and the suspect was pronounced deceased by a Burleson County Judge. Trooper Strawn was transported to CHI St. Joseph Hospital in Bryan where he underwent surgery to repair his arm due to the gunshot. He will have a long road to recover and we are implementing a fund raiser to supplement he and his families financial needs. All proceeds raised will go to Trooper Joshua Strawn. 

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Jarrod Hubbard
Get better Joshua!! A-2005!!!!
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Majot Richard Hardin, USMC
Semper Fi!
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Lori Bruffy-Iorg
Praying for complete recovery. Thank you for your service. SEMPER Fi
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Anonymous
Thank you for your service. Prayers for a speedy & complete recovery
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Jon Stovall
Stay strong Marine!
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Cynthia Moriarty
Wishing you a speedy and complete recovery
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Travis Williamson
You got this Devil Dog!
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Al Greene Al Greene
He put his life between my life and the bad guy.
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Louie Verdeja
Get well soon Josh.
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Kyle Purvis
Josh, get well soon my friend!
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Richard Hazenberg
Our family is wishing you a speedy recovery!
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Steve Smith
Wish you a speedy recovery brother. Take care.
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Amanda Berlanga
Love, prayers and hugs from your Key West Cousins.
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Rhonda Rhonda
Healing prayers, Thank you for your service.
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Candace Saltaformaggio
Praying for a speedy recovery.
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Robbie Browning
We love you guys. Hope you have a speedy and full recovery. Call if y’all need anything.
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Terri Bernhardt
Kent and I are so grateful you are okay and proud of your dedicated service to our community, our state and our country. You have given so much to others and we are thankful to have a chance to be there to help you now. We love you all dearly - Kent and Terri
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Sharon Talasek
May you recover quickly, Josh.
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Sherry Eudy
Speedy recovery! Love the Eudy family
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Danny Dominguez
Praying for a full and speedy recovery, God Bless our family in Blue.
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Ray Greathouse
Get well soon brother! You and your family are in our prayers!
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Scott Apple
God bless you sir, I will be praying for you and your family. If we can do anything for you please let me know. -Scott Apple
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Justin Gilbert
Praying for a speedy recover Trooper Strawn. Let us know if you need anything. Justin and Courtney Gilbert
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Ricardo Vergara
Get better soon brotha!! You always look out for everyone, it’s our time to look after you. See you back on the field soon!
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Chris Collins
Strawn is a damn good guy, he’d be there for us if needed it.
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Connie Janac
Thank you for your service
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Anonymous
He would do the same for me!
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Anonymous
Praying for a speedy recovery.
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Gabby Martinez
My significant other is a DPS trooper, therefore we are all family. God bless & heal this Trooper and his family.
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Anonymous
Not sure if out Trooper will see this message, but if you do... Sir, I salute you. Get well soon and may God bless you and your family.

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