Holtville -Â The Imperial County Sheriffâ€™s Office and the California Department of Corrections (C.D.C.) teamed up to provide Red Ribbon Week presentations to over 700 children in theÂ Holtville Unified School District.
Sr. Deputy G. Figueroa from the Sheriffâ€™s Office provided a presentation on the effect, damage, and harm that drug abuse causes to individuals.
C.D.C. Officer F. Holt and his K-9 partner demonstrated the use of a K-9 in law enforcement. Both officers stressed to the students the ongoing battle against drugs of abuse.
Red Ribbon Week was begun in remembrance of DEA Agent Enrique â€œKikiâ€ Camarena who was killed in the line of duty while fighting the war on drugs.