Danny McWilliams flew all the way in from Texas to deliver a Christmas gift to the wife and family of a fallen Taylor police officer.
Working with the Thin Blue LIne Dog Project, Baytown, Texas police officer McWilliams started rescuing dogs and training them as support animals for the families of fallen officers.
McWilliams founded the dog project after a friend and his partner were killed in the line of duty in LaPlace, Louisiana in 2012.
The first dog to complete the training is Preston, a Labrador Retriever that was recently given to Shannon Edwards and her children Luke and Moriah.
They are the surviving family of Matt Edwards, the first Taylor officer ever killed in the line of duty.
Edwards was killed at about 6 a.m. July 23, 2010 after he was hit by six gunshots.
The crime occurred at Coppertree Apartments, off North Line Road east of Telegraph Road, as Edwards and his partner, …
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