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State Domestic Terrorism Task Force Holds First Meeting

11 months 2 weeks 1 day ago Friday, August 30 2019 Aug 30, 2019 August 30, 2019 4:40 PM August 30, 2019 in News - Local

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.

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