Mexican Federal Police are receiving training in San Antonio today, as part of a program designed to allow the FBI to train Mexican law enforcement in tactics to help turn around that country’s bloody drug war, 1200 WOAI radio news reports.
“Some of the scenarios, of course, include a shooting situation and a traffic stop,” said Sandy Gutierrez of the San Antonio Police Department. The training is taking place at the ‘tactical village’ constructed at the Academy on the far south side to help officers train for urban settings.
“It enhances their tactics, their skills,” Gutierrez said. “It is also officer safety that we are training them in.”
Source: Kristina De Leon and Jim Forsyth for NBC WOAI