The Killeen Police Department has teamed with the Texas Department of Public Safety over the course of the past several months to target violent crime in Killeen, according to a press release.

The Bell County Violent Crime Task Force, as organized by DPS, has sent various elements of their operations to Killeen.

More than 800 traffic stops were conducted, numerous guns and narcotics were recovered and over 100 arrests were made, according to the release.

The operation is ongoing, and both agencies will continue to collaborate together to reduce violent crime in Killeen. | 254-501-7553

Herald staff writer

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