New Mexico may form hate-crimes unit after Texas massacre

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New Mexico may form hate-crimes unit after Texas massacre

New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas wants to create a special investigative unit to guard against hate crimes and terrorism in response to the August mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas. Balderas on Tuesday asked the Legislature to provide funding for five new employees as a precaution against potential attacks on public schools, retail stores and other vulnerable public venues.

New Mexico may form hate-crimes unit after Texas massacre

New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas wants to create a special investigative unit to guard against hate crimes and terrorism in response to the August mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas. Balderas on Tuesday asked the Legislature to provide funding for five new employees as a precaution against potential attacks on public schools, retail stores and other vulnerable public venues.
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