LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - It was media day for Longview police, and we got to see the inner workings of how they do their job.
They demonstrated their latest armored vehicle technology, procedures on handling dangerous suspects, and even how K-9 officers do their jobs.
The event was an effort to educate the public on all that goes into protecting and serving.
"It lets you know what's going on or why we're doing the things we're doing," explained Lieutenant Anthony Boone, with the Longview Police Department. "[It] kind of gives you a little more insight on what our job entails. Our job isn't the easiest job. We are out here to help people and also give them a chance to see the dangers we face."