Hidalgo County Sheriff Guerra Appointed to Governor’s Domestic Terrorism Task Force
EDINBURG - Hidalgo County Sheriff Eddie Guerra today announced that Texas Governor Gregg Abbott has appointed him as a member of the newly-formed Domestic Terrorism Task Force. Guerra is one of a handful of officials that will be working to develop effective strategies to combat domestic terrorism and extremism in Texas. Earlier today, Abbott announced the creation of the task force in the wake of the El Paso shooting.
According to the Governor’s Office, the specific objectives of the task force will include:
· Analyzing current and emerging threats in Texas, and developing strategies that government entities can take to prevent and respond to such threats.
· Studying ways to increase interagency cooperation and collaboration between local, state, and federal agencies.
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