N.C. department gets special units


By Matt Dees
The News & Observer

DURHAM, N.C. — Four flexible crime-fighting squads, designed to work either as smaller teams or as a single unit, are the splashiest part of Police Chief Jose Lopez's department reshuffling.

Lopez said the new HEAT squads — High Enforcement Abatement Teams — assigned to four of the five city districts, will be able to respond more quickly to trouble spots.

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