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CBP Joins First Responders at Cowboys Stadium

Release Date: 
December 4, 2012

Last night, U.S. Customs and Border Protection joined first responders at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas to honor those personnel who risk their lives answering the call to serve as law enforcement or emergency response officers.

The U.S. Border Patrol Pipe and Drum Corps leads a joint ensemble during the half-time show Dec. 2.

The U.S. Border Patrol Pipe and Drum Corps leads a joint ensemble during the half-time show Dec. 2.

Photo Credit:Yolanda Choates

More than 300 law enforcement, firefighters and emergency medical personnel lined the football field during the half-time show between the Dallas Cowboys and the Philadelphia Eagles.

CBP officers and U.S. Border Patrol agents joined more than 300 first responders at Cowboys Stadium.

CBP officers and U.S. Border Patrol agents joined more than 300 first responders at Cowboys Stadium.

Photo Credit:Yolanda Choates

The halftime show featured a joint pipe and drum corps comprised of various organizations and led by the U.S. Border Patrol Pipe and Drum Band, which played Amazing Grace as first responders lined the field. The Border Patrol band also performed on the plaza as part of pre-game activities.

A K-9 team demonstrates its capabilities to fans Dec. 2 at Cowboys Stadium.

A K-9 team demonstrates its capabilities to fans Dec. 2 at Cowboys Stadium.

Photo Credit:Yolanda Choates

Static displays lined the plazas leading into the stadium and included two Office of Field Operations K-9 teams and a mobile X-ray demonstration. Office of Border Patrol provided a Special Response Tactical Vehicle, a recruitment vehicle and an agency branded pick-up truck.

More than 100 CBP employees participated in the Dallas Cowboys First Responder Appreciation event.

Last modified: 
February 8, 2017