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Weslaco Border Patrol Explorers Engage in Community Service in the Rio Grande Valley

Release Date: 
September 14, 2018

WESLACO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol Explorers provided assistance to the local community inWeslaco Explorers help the community in Hurricane Florence preparations preparation for the possible heavy flooding.

Yesterday, Explorers from the Weslaco Border Patrol Station Post 964 canceled their scheduled training and dedicated their time to help residents in the Weslaco community. Due to the heavy rains expected over the next few days, the group of 19 explorers, along with their advisors, assisted City of Weslaco Public Works employees fill and pass out sandbags to residents.

The Rio Grande Valley Sector currently has multiple campaigns focused on rescues and danger awareness, such as “Operation Big Rig” and “No Se Arriesgue” to combat smuggling and ultimately save lives. Call 911 to report suspicious activity; “They’re humans, not cargo!”   

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Last modified: 
September 14, 2018