POSTED: Wednesday, January 27, 2010 - 9:36am
UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 11:35am
A tactical unit is implemented in Hidalgo county to help reduce crime in the county.
The tactical patrol unit's primary objective is to serve as an anti-crime enforcement unit by concentrating on the reduction of street crime and crimes in progress. Officials say the unit will enhance the enforcement and crime prevention efforts of the patrol division deputies. Sheriff Lupe Trevino say the unit has been successful since the first night of using it.
The tactical patrol unit is composed of a Sergeant, nine deputies and a K-9 unit.