Local Texas law enforcement are joining forces in preparation for Mardi Gras.

Local Texas law enforcement are making preparations for the Mardi Gras celebration. According to KFOX-TV, El Paso Police Department’s DWI Task Force and troopers with the Texas Department of Public Safety will join forces and patrol the streets of El Paso together. The operation is aimed at promoting safety for both pedestrians and drivers.

As KFOX14 notes, the operation is scheduled to run from 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 4 to 4 a.m. on Wednesday March 5. It will run across all of El Paso.

Read more: http://www.kfoxtv.com/news/features/top-stories/stories/el-paso-law-enforcement-partner-fat-tuesday-operation-3843.shtml#.UxSzK_09ea4

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