Texas Border Cops Volunteer to Help Louisiana Flood Victims

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EDINBURG, Texas — Law enforcement officials from this border region are coming together to help their fellow officers that have lost their homes to the flooding in Louisiana. Over the weekend off duty law enforcement officers started a collection drive to help the first responders who continue to carry out rescue efforts and peace-keeping duties in Louisiana as the state tries to deal with the recent flooding. The groups South Texas Sheepdogs and Family in Blue will load the collected items on a trailer and take them to Baton Rouge early next week. As Breitbart Texas previously reported, Family In Blue is a group made up of relatives and friends of law enforcement officials that work to promote pro-law enforcement causes, suicide awareness and help officers going through rough times. Tthe group has previously held fundraisers to help officers battling cancer. They have also been behind promoting the “In God We Trust” motto being used on various patrol cars around the area. “Most of the sheriff’s deputies in Baton Rouge have lost their homes,” said Ricardo Garcia, the spokesman for South Texas Sheepdogs/Family in Blue. “Instead of working on their homes, like the sheepdogs they are, they have been out there continuing the