Reports coming indicates that blue alerts has been issued by the DPS on Tavores Henderson.
Governor Rick Perry signed an Executive Order Order RP-68, creating the state’s Blue alert program on 18th August, 2008.
The purpose of Blue Alerts are to serve as catalyst in the arrest of dangerous and notorious criminals who has records of killing and endangering local, state, or federal law enforcement officers. During a Blue Alert, it’s noted that the general public receive breifing about the suspects, his capabilities, facilitating tips and leads to law enforcement. The criteria for Blue Alerts are enlisted below;
- A law enforcement officer must have been killed or seriously injured by an offender.
- The investigating law enforcement agency must determine that the offender poses a serious risk or threat to the public and other law enforcement personnel.
- A detailed description of the offender’s vehicle, vehicle tag, or partial tag must be available for broadcast to the public.
- The investigating law enforcement agency of jurisdiction must recommend activation of the Blue Alert to the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS).