Governor's Mansion lit blue to honor fallen officers

AUSTIN, Tx. (KOSA) -- Sunday is National Fallen Law Enforcement Officer Day in Texas.

After the sun went down, the Governor's Mansion in Austin was lit blue to honor those who have lost their lives while on duty.

In a twitter post, Governor Greg Abbott specifically mentioned the five officers who lost their lives in the July 7, 2016 attack in Dallas.

Abbott said quote, "We are grateful for our law enforcement officers who risk their lives to keep Texas safe."