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Community Outreach

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

USAO and the DEA presented “Roll the Dice” to the Middle and High Schools of Moutainair. The presentation follows the story of a fictional student as he makes choices on substance use and abuse, and looks at the consequences of those actions. In total two presentations were given and approximately 90 students attended. At the end of each presentation, quick Q&A sessions were conducted to allow students the opportunity to ask questions of the presenters on their education, backgrounds, and jobs.

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Community Outreach, Opioids, Prescription Drugs
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

USAO  and the DEA participated in a Parent Involvement Program (PIP) at APS City Center. The PIP is an alternative to long-term student suspensions for drug and alcohol violations. Students and their parents attend an after school /evening cycle of sessions addressing communication, facts about drugs and drug use, media literacy and adolescent issues, problem-solving skills, parent/teen issues, and focus on the family. The USAO presented “Roll the Dice”, which follows the story of a fictional student as he makes choices on substance use and abuse, and looks at the consequences of those actions. The presentation encourages students to think critically and to begin discussion with the presenters, their counselors, and even their parents on issues surrounding drug use.

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Community Outreach, Opioids, Prescription Drugs
Thursday, November 16, 2017

USAO and the DEA presented “Roll the Dice” to the Middle and High Schools of Tohajiilee Community Schools. The presentation follows the story of a fictional student as he makes choices on substance use and abuse, and looks at the consequences of those actions. In total two presentations were given and approximately 90 students attended. At the end of each presentation, quick Q&A sessions were conducted to allow students the opportunity to ask questions of the presenters on their education, backgrounds, and jobs.

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Community Outreach, Opioids, Prescription Drugs
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

USAO and the DEA participated in a Parent Involvement Program (PIP) at APS City Center. The PIP is an alternative to long-term student suspensions for drug and alcohol violations. Students and their parents attend an after school /evening cycle of sessions addressing communication, facts about drugs and drug use, media literacy and adolescent issues, problem-solving skills, parent/teen issues, and focus on the family. The USAO presented “Roll the Dice”, which follows the story of a fictional student as he makes choices on substance use and abuse, and looks at the consequences of those actions. The presentation encourages students to think critically and to begin discussion with the presenters, their counselors, and even their parents on issues surrounding drug use.

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Community Outreach, Opioids, Prescription Drugs
Tuesday, October 24, 2017

On Oct. 24th, 2017, Assistant U.S. Attorneys participated in the National Parks Service officer training in Santa Fe. Their presentation included changes in the law, the basics of federal prosecution, discovery/ethics, search and seizure, special considerations for juveniles and victim witness updates. They also provided a refresher on general Fourth Amendment issues – e.g., difference between consensual encounters, detentions, and arrests – and responded to questions by officers.  

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Community Outreach
Thursday, October 19, 2017

On Oct. 19th, 2017, Supervisory AUSA Nayback and AUSA/Tribal Liaison Murphy met with tribal law enforcement and tribal prosecutors from Bernalillo and Santa Ana Pueblo to discuss jurisdictional issues involving non-Indians who commit crimes against tribal members and crimes on tribal lands and casino property.

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Community Outreach, Indian Country Law and Justice
Wednesday, October 18, 2017

USAO and the DEA presented “Roll the Dice” to the 9th grade Health classes of Atrisco Heritage High School. The presentation follows the story of a fictional student as he makes choices on substance use and abuse, and looks at the consequences of those actions. In total eight presentations were given and approximately 900 students attended. At the end of each presentation, quick Q&A sessions were conducted to allow students the opportunity to ask questions of the presenters on their education, backgrounds, and jobs.

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Community Outreach, Opioids, Prescription Drugs
Thursday, October 12, 2017

Law Enforcement Coordinator Gutierrez attended the DEA 360 Youth Leadership Training. The training teaches at-risk youth the steps necessary to create population level changes, by empowering youth as leaders to effect change using a proven prevention model. The training was taught by the Community Anti-Drug Coaltions of America (CADCA), and located at the National Hispanic Cultural Center.

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Community Outreach, Opioids, Prescription Drugs
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

USAO and DEA representatives presented “Roll the Dice” for Estanica Middle School. “Roll the Dice” follows the story of a fictional student as he makes choices on substance use and abuse, and looks at the consequences of those actions. The interactive presentation encourages students to think critically and to begin a discussion with the presenters, their counselors, and even their parents on issues surrounding drug use.

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Community Outreach, Opioids, Prescription Drugs
Tuesday, October 10, 2017

On Oct. 10th, 2017 Acting USA Jim D. Tierney gave a presentation at UNM Health Science Center’s Domenici Auditorium. His presentation was focused on the HOPE Initiative and discussed the work of the U.S. Attorney’s Office, in particular, the investigation and prosecution of medical professionals who prescribe outside medical practice, divert opioids, participate in pill mills, and otherwise engage in unlawful practices that contribute to the opioid epidemic.

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Community Outreach, Prescription Drugs

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