The briefing was held just days after a white gunman killed eight people, most of them Asian American women, in Atlanta-area massage parlors.
“People simply went to work,” said Fort Bend County Judge K.P.
“For over a year now, since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have told elected officials, we have asked elected officials, we have begged elected officials, be careful how you talk because words matter,” said Wu.
Fagan said has instructed patrol deputies to “step up patrolling” in the county’s Asian American communities following the events in Atlanta.
“The Asian community is our community, is our families, is our loved ones,” said Fagan.