found a small envelope slid under the front door of Round Rock police
headquarters early Thursday morning, police spokesman Nick Olivier said.
Inside was a letter written in pencil with four one-dollar bills.
“Thank you for everything you do,” it reads. “I’m sorry to hear about
officer Whites. I wanted to donate my allowance. Love, Ximena.”
With no return address on the letter, the Police Department thanked Ximena on Twitter.
said the Police Department has received numerous well wishes and
donations following the untimely death of Whites, who died on April 27
from wounds suffered while serving at a traffic incident on Feb. 25.
driver later identified as Raul Martinez drove into Whites while he was
directing traffic, according to an arrest affidavit. Martinez faces a
charge of intoxication assault causing bodily injury.
enforcement from throughout Texas paid final respects to Whites during
his funeral service on Wednesday at Shoreline Church. The service
followed by police honors and a procession through downtown Round Rock.
Olivier said police Chief Allen Banks saw Ximena’s note and said, “It’s why we do what we do.”
“The outpouring of support has been tremendous,” Olivier said.