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Border Patrol Agent Killed for Night Vision Gear

July 26, 2011
U.S. Border Patrol Agent Robert Rosas was ambushed and killed by five smugglers seeking to steal his night-vision goggles, according to a second suspect who has provided details of the crime in a plea agreement.

Mexico Condemns Border Patrol Shooting

June 23, 2011
Mexico's president apparently questioned Secretary of State Hillary Clinton about the shooting of an illegal attempting to sneak across the border.

Public Corruption at the U.S.-Mexico Border

June 20, 2011
The greatest cost and symptom of our demise as a nation is the lasting affect these criminal gangs have on our system of law and justice. The corruption these gangs bring to our public institutions is the greatest threat to America.

ATF Superiors Told Agents Not to Seize Guns In Cartel Gun Operation

June 16, 2011
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) agents told the House Oversight and Government Reform committee they were expressly told by supervisors not to "intervene and interdict" the loads of guns.

Train Strikes Border Patrol SUV During Pursuit, Killing Two Agents

May 12, 2011
Two U.S. Border Patrol agents were killed early Thursday, when a train struck and dragged their vehicle while the agents were pursuing suspected drug smugglers.

Illegal Immigrant Charged with Border Agent's Murder

May 7, 2011
Manuel Osorio-Arellanes, 34, from El Fuerte in northern Sinaloa, became the first person charged in Agent Terry's Dec. 14 shooting. Osario-Arellanes was charged with second-degree murder and is not believed to be the shooter.

Mexico Arrests Suspect In Border Agent's Slaying

April 12, 2011
Marcos Manuel Rodriguez Perez, a 26-year-old nicknamed "El Virus," was picked up in the eastern section of Tijuana. Two other suspects were involved in the attempt to steal night vision gear from the agent.

Trial Begins for Man Accused of Killing Border Patrol Agent

March 30, 2011
Jesus Navarro, 25, is facing charges of second-degree murder and conspiracy to distribute marijuana. His attorneys say he wasn't the one behind the wheel of the vehicle that struck border agent Luis Aguilar in January 2008.

Illegals Posed as Marines In California

March 26, 2011
When Agent S. Smith stopped the van carrying the group, he observed their camouflage uniforms and military-style buzz cuts. The license plates on their van had even been switched from Mexican to U.S. government plates. And their cover story was that they were Marines traveling to March Air Reserve Base.

Shots Fired: Bloomfield, Vermont 08/19/1997

February 25, 2011

New Hampshire State Trooper Charles West halted a town's troubled resident who had killed two officers and a newspaper editor during a murderous rampage while armed with an AR-15 and ballistic vest.

Feds Ask for Next-Gen Border Surveillance Technology

February 3, 2011
The new border technology strategy is divided into three solution areas — agent-centric solutions, mobile-sensor solutions and fixed sensor solutions. These solutions should be able to determine if the moving object is a human, animal, vehicle or something else.

Border Patrol Seizes Medieval Dope Catapult

January 27, 2011
The smugglers were observed by a remote video surveillance system, triggering a response by National Guard troops and Mexican authorities who disrupted the operation.

FBI Arrests Border Patrol Agent for Harboring Illegals

January 12, 2011
Border Patrol Agent Marcos Gerardo Manzano, Jr., 26, was arrested at 11:45 p.m. Monday at the Imperial Beach Border Patrol Station as a result of an investigation by the Border Corruption Task Force.

Mexican Teen Shot During Border Confrontation

January 6, 2011
The Sonora State Investigative Police told the news outlet that 17-year-old Ramses Barron Torres, who died shortly after 3 a.m. at a Nogales, Sonora, hospital, was shot in the back of the right arm, with the bullet continuing into his chest cavity, puncturing a lung, and lodging in the left side of his ribcage.

LEO Deaths Take No Holiday

December 17, 2010
All police, military and firefighters willingly understand and accept the duty, challenge, sacrifice, risk of their noble professions. We know full well the ever-present dangers that lurk in the shadows — dangers that include the possibility of serious injury or death.

Slain Border Agent Was Attacked by Bandits

December 16, 2010
U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry, 40, was likely killed by bandits who rob and sexually assault immigrants illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.

Border Patrol Agent Shot, Killed in Southern Arizona

December 15, 2010
Agent Brian Terry, 40, was killed at about 11 p.m. near Peck Canyon, about 10 miles north of the U.S.-Mexico border west of Rio Rico on the Interstate 19. Four suspects are in custody and one is being pursued, according to a press release from Customs and Border Protection.

Surveillance Technology: An End to Stakeouts?

December 14, 2010

Modern surveillance techniques still use the old methods, but technology can make the process both easier and more likely to yield good results.

Arizona Border Patrol Agents Seize Heroin From Inside Engine

October 26, 2010
The vehicle, a green Chevrolet Silverado Extended Cab, was occupied by a male Mexican national, who was arrested. Further investigation revealed several packages of black tar heroin inside the engine's manifold.

Nogales PD's Pursuit Led to Smuggling Tunnel and Drug Load

October 4, 2010
A Nogales (Ariz.) Police officer initiated the foot pursuit that eventually led to the discovery of one of two smuggling tunnels, an arrest and seizure of more than 800 pounds of marijuana worth more than $400,000.
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