Posted originally on the conservative tree house on June 16, 2021 | sundance | 282 Comments
Under the Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC), a national mutual aid system allowing states to share resources from all disciplines, today Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced he is sending help to Texas & Arizona to answer their call for more border security officers. [Facebook Video]
At the request of governors in both states Governor DeSantis is sending state and local law enforcement units from Florida to Texas/Arizona [Video Below], including: The Florida Highway Patrol, The Florida Department of Law Enforcement, The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, Escambia County Sheriff’s Office, Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, Holmes County Sheriff’s Office, Lee County Sheriff’s Office, Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, Pasco County Sheriff’s Office, Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office and Walton County Sheriff’s Office.
“Last week, Texas and Arizona called for help to secure the southern border. I’m proud to announce that Florida is stepping up to help the effort and to protect our residents from the harms caused by open borders.” ~ Ron DeSantis
These Florida law enforcement agents will help supplement the Texas rangers and Arizona law enforcement divisions that are currently overwhelmed with illegal aliens crossing the border. WATCH (prompted):
PENSACOLA, Fla. —Today,Governor Ron DeSantis announced that state and local law enforcement officers have committed to deploying to Texas and Arizona to provide additional resources in response to the border crisis. “America’s border security crisis impacts every state and every American,” said Governor Ron DeSantis. “The Biden Administration ended policies implemented by President Trump that were curbing illegal immigration, securing our border, and keeping Americans safe. Governors Abbott and Ducey recently sent out a call for help to every state in the nation, needing additional law enforcement manpower and other resources to aid with border security. I’m proud to announce today that the state of Florida is answering the call. Florida has your back.” (read more)