Laredo Sector Border Patrol Participates in Tolerance Parade
LAREDO, Texas – The Laredo Sector proudly participated in the Fifth Annual Tolerance Parade at John B. Alexander High School in Laredo, Texas.
On a brisk, cool December 20 morning, the Laredo Sector Border Community Liaison program, Laredo North Station’s Utility Terrain Vehicle (UTV) and All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) Units, the Laredo South Station Bike Patrol, and Ringo, the Laredo Sector canine mascot participated in the parade with over 60 participants. The parade twice circled the school and included the school’s various student and extracurricular organizations, Webb County Judge Tano Tijerina, Webb County Constable's Office, Z93 and 98.1 radio stations and even Santa Claus.
The parade is the school’s annual event that focuses on tolerance and celebrating each and every one of their students with and without disabilities. This parade honors their Special Education students as the school finishes their fall semester by focusing on empathy, tolerance, and respect
The Laredo Sector Border Patrol is committed to community involvement, and the holiday season in particular allows agents to give back to the community we work and live in.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between official ports of entry. CBP is charged with securing the borders of the United States while enforcing hundreds of laws and facilitating lawful trade and travel.