Falfurias authorities are taking proactive measures to try and prevent an all out gang war from breaking out.
Several law enforcement agencies met at the Border Patrol station in Falfurrias on Tuesday.
All there to put up a unified front against gangs and their violence.
Authorities say by sharing manpower, resources and assets they can get faster results and suppress the problem in a more effective way.
"I believe that working together and sharing information from other agencies that we don't have, or resources, by working together as one, we can fight this problem and be successful," Falfurrias Police Chief Ramiro Gonzalez said. "I'm not saying that it's going to be gone from the face of the earth, but it will have an impact by everybody working together."\
"As you know and everybody knows, that working together is what it's all about," Jim Wells County Sheriff Oscar Lopez said. "So now, we're going to help each other because these people that do crime here can also go to Jim Wells county and go to Kleberg County, go to Duval County so we're going to be helping each other out."
"Rumor through Facebook tells us that there is going to be some sort of retaliation," Premont Police Chief Rick Herrera said. "I mean, we're just preparing ourselves for what we're hoping won't happen, which is that retaliation that we're expecting."
Due to the sensitive nature of what was discussed in the meeting, cameras were not allowed inside the Border Patrol station.
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