Governor to send DPS personnel and National Guard units
YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - Gov. Doug Ducey, (R-Ariz.) announced Tuesday he will send Arizona Department of Public Service (DPS) personnel and units from the Arizona National Guard to Yuma to help control the illegal flow of migrants across the U.S./Mexico border.
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Gov. Ducey says the National Guard will send 24 soldiers, six vehicles, four ATVs, and a light utility helicopter to the area. The Guard and DPS will also deploy tactical resources to areas with the most illegal crossings.
Ducey traveled to Yuma to get a first-hand look at the situation along the border.