(WBAP/KLIF) – Texas Sheriff’s are calling on congress for more border security.
Sheriff’s from more than 20 Texas counties are asking Congress to take action quickly to better secure the border.
“There have been a half a million people in the United States or more that have perished from a drug overdose since 9-11,” said Collin County Sheriff Jim Skinner. “At the same time we have a bunch of politicians on Washington would don’t want to do anything but squabble and bicker.”
Skinner said members of the Texas Sheriff’s Association of Texas have published a letter asking lawmakers to stop letting partisan politic get in the way of keeping combating crime at the border. The letter is posted below:
STATEMENT OF TEXAS SHERIFFS ON BORDER CRISIS:
The Sheriffs’ Association of Texas joins the Southwestern Border Sheriffs’ Coalition and the sheriffs of the State of North Carolina in announcing its support for,