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Texas Created Its Own Border Patrol Police

Convinced that the border is out of control, Texas has become the first state in the nation to create its own border police force. That force has deployed boats on the Rio Grande, helicopters in the air and hundreds of black-and-white patrol cars on South Texas highways. Considering it's the U.S. Border Patrol that has statutory authority to patrol the U.S.-Mexico borderlands, are the state cops necessary? Well, NPR's John Burnett takes on that question in the first of two reports. #FullNewsAudioAvailable #NPR


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