The responsibilities of today's Texas Rangers have expanded significanly over the last 20 years. New threats posed by organized crime, terrorism and drug cartels have stretched them far beyond their traditional roles of criminal investigation and law enforcement.
Special Operations Group (SOG) Programs
The Special Operations Group (SOG) is comprised of six programs to counter threats posed by criminal organizations, terrorists (both international and domestic), and drug trafficking organizations with a focus on the US-Mexican Border. SOG draws on highly trained personnel, technology, interagency cooperation and other assets to resolve critical incidents, through task forces and a special command structure. SOG consists of
Ranger Reconnaissance Team