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Laredo Sector Border Patrol present at area schools During the annual Red Ribbon Week

Release Date: 
October 29, 2021

LAREDO, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents were busy visiting area schools for the annual 2021 Red Ribbon Week.  Red Ribbon Week is a proactive effort to educate the youth about the dangers of drugs and to grow up drug-free.

During Red Ribbon week from Oct. 21-29, agents from the Laredo Sector Border Patrol visited with area elementary schools where they conducted various presentations emphasizing the history of Drug Enforcement Administration Agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena, a tribute to this fallen Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). According to the DEA, Red Ribbon Week is the nation’s largest and longest-running drug awareness and prevention program.

Laredo Sector Red Ribbon Week
Agent from the Laredo Sector Border Patrol
visited with area elementary schools where
they conducted various presentations
emphasizing the history of Drug Enforcement
Administration Agent. 

The students together with Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents recited the traditional Drug Free Pledge, “I pledge, to set a good example for myself and others, to respect my body and mind and SAY NO TO DRUGS.  I pledge, to be a positive role model for my friends and family and always STAY DRUG FREE.” 

Laredo Sector Border Patrol reminds you to stay away from drugs and report any suspicious activity to 1-800-343-1994.

 

Last modified: 
November 22, 2021