Houston Field Division Annual
OCT 18 -- On October 18, 2007, the Houston Field Division, along with the Dallas Field Division, the Internal Revenue Service, United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, United States Marshals Service, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; United States Citizenship and Immigration Service; Houston Crackdown, Office of the Mayor; U.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of Texas; San Antonio Fighting Back; Partnership for a Drug-Free Texas; AT&T Pioneers; Texas Department of State Health Services; Veteran Affairs Police; Texas National Guard; and Texas Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition-Dallas, sponsored the annual Enrique “Kiki” Camarena Red Ribbon Rally, which was held on the steps of the State Capitol in Austin, Texas. Opening ceremonies were held in Houston, Texas at Northwest Mall with entertainment provided by the High Impact Squad and attended by local dignitaries including First Assistant United States Attorney, Southern District of Texas Tim Johnson, DEA Associate Special Agent in Charge Joe Arabit, Mia Gradney, TV News Anchor-CW39, David Zuiles, Assistant Special Agent in Charge, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and Lt. Al Johnson, Harris County Sheriff’s Department. This year 1,200 5th and 6th grade student leaders from Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, and Austin were transported by Greyhound Bus Lines to Austin, Texas. An election was held on each bus where students were elected as honorary State Representatives, Senators and committee members. These students were tasked with the drafting of a mock bill entitled “How to stop students from using drugs”.