State Domestic Terrorism Task Force Holds First Meeting
WESLACO – A new approach to combat domestic terrorism is now in place across the state.
Hidalgo County Sheriff Eddie Guerra is traveling back from Austin; he is part of this new task force.
Guerra told CHANNEL 5 NEWS they are looking at ways to improve the response both before the El Paso shooting and after.
They are working on ways to improve communication with intelligence communities like detecting cyber threats.
Guerra pointed out they already want to provide more training involving dispatcher and/or call takers.
He tells us he will be meeting with the new domestic terrorism task force every quarter or when the governor arranges the meeting.
For more information watch the video above.
Today, Sheriff J.E. “Eddie” Guerra was in Austin for the first Domestic Terrorism Task Force meeting held by Governor Abbott.— Hidalgo County SO (@HidalgoCountySO) August 30, 2019
Leaders discussed current threats in Texas and developed strategies to prevent these violent acts. #myHCSO pic.twitter.com/Ig6iFhUAL2