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By: Fox S.A. Staff
The City of Dilley now has a new police chief, weeks after the former chief and several other officers resigned.
The city says Albert DeLeon was hired by the city council this week to take over the department.
The former chief and several other officers resigned earlier this month, along with the public works director.
That left the city with only two officers.
The Frio County Sheriff's Office has been assisting with patrols in the meantime.
Photo courtesy of Frio-Nueces Current
Texas tops US in number of lost, stolen firearms
June 19, 2013 17:17 GMT
DALLAS (AP) -- Federal authorities say Texas has far and away the largest number of firearms in the U.S. reported as lost or stolen.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives issued a report this week showing there were 18,874 firearms lost or stolen in Texas in 2012. The figure amounts to 10 percent of the total national number. The next closest state was Georgia with 12,906. Following in order were Florida, 12,571; California, 10,639; and North Carolina, 9,320.
Rhode Island had the fewest missing in 2012 with 226 followed by North Dakota with 273.
The bureau publishes the report annually as part of an effort by the administration of President Barack Obama to reduce gun violence. It's meant to increase transparency while providing additional data for law enforcement to share.
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