Area Law Enforcement Head To Panhandle To Help Wtih Oil Cleanup Efforts
Many officers from several law enforcement agencies in Florida are making their way to the Gulf Coast. Some are already there.
16 officers from various North Florida counties are rotating to Pensacola for operation deep water.
Local, regional and national efforts have been made trying to clean up the oil in the waters of the gulf coast since the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded on April 20.
BP's CEO Tony Hayward says 90 percent of the oil will be capped by the end of the month.
For officers like Joe Johnston, he says this is the perfect way to help.
"It's something you see on the news everyday and from a distance, you wish you could help and do more to help out the environment and the people in the panhandle that are suffering from this tragedy." Johnston said.
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