Fallen officer helped those she served

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB) - We are learning more about the type of officer and detective Elise Ybarra was.

She was assigned to a case involving an Abilene woman who says she thought there was no hope.

"Somebody got in my house and I got in a fight with somebody. I reported it. I put in a police report and nothing was done," stated Gloria Hermosillo. "After a year, another person came to my house and I got in another fight. That's when she got my case."

Hermosillo says she remembers Detective Ybarra being a good listener and willing to do whatever it took to help.

"She was a nice beautiful lady. She helped me, she had the patience," added Hermosillo. "She helped me and told me what to do and she made sure my case went through."

When learning of the news that Detective Ybarra had been killed in a crash, Hermosillo says she was devastated and in shock.






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