From September 18 through September 22, Amarillo Police conducted a collaborative effort aimed at halting gang criminal activity near the Fairgrounds.

Over the five days of the Fair,, law enforcement conducted over 200 traffic contacts, arrested 18 people for on-view charges and warrants and seized two handguns from known felons.

Agencies included in the operation were the  Amarillo Police Department’s Special Ops. Division, Crime Analysis Unit, Texas Department of Public Safety’s Criminal Investigations Division, The Texas Department of Public Safety’s Highway Patrol Division, and Potter County Sheriff’s Office.