Edinburg police officer Arielle Benedict talks with two women after curfew hours on Friday, March,28, 2020 in Edinburg. The women were walking home from work. Photo by Delcia Lopez/The Monitor | dlopez@themonitor.com
Edinburg police officers respond to a call for a potentially suicidal man near Sugar road on Friday, March,28, 2020 in Edinburg. Photo by Delcia Lopez/The Monitor | dlopez@themonitor.com
Edinburg police officers subdue a man at an apartment on Sugar road on Friday, March,28, 2020 in Edinburg. Photo by Delcia Lopez/The Monitor | dlopez@themonitor.com
Frontage road off of highway 281 in Edinburg are seen empty on Friday, March,28, 2020 in Edinburg. Photo by Delcia Lopez/The Monitor | dlopez@themonitor.com
Rio Grande Valley law enforcement officers find themselves doing the same job they’ve always done while enforcing a host of new regulations and facing the possibility of coming in contact with COVID-19 while on the job. Photo by Delcia Lopez/The Monitor | dlopez@themonitor.com
Streets along highway 281 north of Edinburg are seen empty on Friday, March,28, 2020. Photo by Delcia Lopez/The Monitor | dlopez@themonitor.com
Edinburg police officer Arielle Benedict prepares her night shift duty on Friday, March,28, 2020 in Edinburg. Photo by Delcia Lopez/The Monitor | dlopez@themonitor.com
Edinburg police officer Arielle Benedict prepares her night shift duty on Friday, March,28, 2020 in Edinburg. Photo by Delcia Lopez/The Monitor | dlopez@themonitor.com
Edinburg Police Department’s 12-person coronavirus response team, Benedict will be expected to respond to calls that involve someone infected with the virus. Photo by Delcia Lopez/The Monitor | dlopez@themonitor.com