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Los Wonder Boys and the Mexican Sureño Movement

September 24, 2009
Mexican authorities continue to report a steady rise in "Sureño" gang activity in San Luis, Mexico. This has become a serious concern for both Mexican law enforcement and the general public.

NRA's National Police Shooting Championships Set For Sept. 20-24

September 16, 2009
The National Rifle Association's National Police Shooting Championships (NPSC) run from Sept. 20-24 at the Shooting Range Park in Albuquerque, N.M., the group has announced.

Mexican Police Apprehend Six In Killing of U.S. Border Agent

July 27, 2009
Mexican law enforcement working with the FBI apprehended six alleged smugglers who may be tied to the killing of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Robert Rosas, the San Diego News Network reports.

Border Agents Reporting Record Drug Seizures

July 17, 2009
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is reporting record drug seizures for the first three quarters of fiscal year 2009, which ended June 30. The agency seized 3.3 million pounds of drugs.

Schemes to Cross Border from Mexico Getting Bolder

May 7, 2009
In the past few months, officials have intercepted three ultralight aircrafts attempting to smuggle drugs into the U.S. The small planes fly so low they evade radar and have been particularly active on the Arizona-Mexico border.

Border Agents May Wear Masks to Avoid Swine Flu

May 1, 2009
Border patrol and airport workers may wear surgical masks as a preventative measure to avoid exposure to swing flu, the Department of Homeland Security has told Fox News.

Hood Louvers

May 1, 2009
RunCool Hood Louvers are designed as a cost-effective way to cool hot police car engines. Releasing hot air rising from the engine can reduce parts and maintenance costs and result in fewer breakdowns. Hood Louvers can be especially effective in increasing durability and air conditioning efficiency for idling, static units such as those used for K-9s.

Oregon (Ohio) Police Division

April 1, 2009

When it comes to policing the especially permeable maritime borders running through the Great Lakes, security requires an "all hands on deck" approach.

Texas Governor Asks Washington for Troops to Guard Border

February 26, 2009
Gov. Rick Perry said he wants 1,000 troops to help guard the Texas-Mexico border, and for the U.S. to fund strong security measures to fight the Mexican drug cartels that have spread violence and fear in Mexico, including Juárez.

Former Border Patrol Agents Released From Federal Prison

February 17, 2009
Former border patrol agents Jose Compean and Ignacio Ramos were released from federal prison. Ramos was released from the prison around 8 a.m. Compean was released around 3 a.m. Tuesday.

Suspect in Border Patrol Agent's Slaying Rearrested in Mexico

February 12, 2009
Jesus Navarro Montes was taken into custody near Zihuatanejo, Mexico, on a warrant for drug charges. He is awaiting extradition to the United States, where he is also wanted for questioning in a Border Patrol agent's death, according to the FBI in San Diego.

Homeland Secretary Wants "Criminal Aliens" Out of U.S.

January 29, 2009
If you're a criminal and an illegal immigrant, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano wants you out of the country. Napolitano wants what she calls "criminal aliens" off American streets. She is looking at existing immigration enforcement programs to see if taxpayers are getting the most bang for their buck.

Bush Commutes Border Patrol Agents' Prison Terms

January 20, 2009
In one of his final acts in office, President Bush on Monday commuted the controversial prison terms of two former U.S. Border Patrol agents convicted of shooting an unarmed Mexican drug smuggler who fled across the Rio Grande, away from a van loaded with 743 pounds of marijuana.

Ex-NFL Player Opts for Border Patrol Career

January 13, 2009
For Jamaal Green, who once was a defensive end in the NFL, his dream was to one day work in law enforcement. His dream became a reality on Feb. 17, 2008, when he became a U.S. Border Patrol agent in the El Paso area.

Customs and Border Protection Meets 18,000 Border Patrol Agent Hiring Commitment

December 24, 2008
U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) met the goal to hire 6,000 Border Patrol agents across the U.S. by year’s end. CBP reached its target weeks ahead of schedule and now employs more than 18,000 agents.

Arizona Lags in Share of New Border Patrol Agents

December 18, 2008
The Border Patrol has met its goal of hiring 6,000 new agents in two years, but Arizona, which has the busiest stretch of border, saw the smallest percentage increase. Along the Southwestern border, 45 percent more agents now patrol than did two years ago. But along Arizona's border, where nearly half of all illegal immigrants traveling from Mexico were arrested last year, the Border Patrol bolstered its forces by 23 percent.

Man Accused of Posing as Border Patrol Agent

September 11, 2008
A man has been accused of posing as a Border Patrol agent in North Carolina and promising would-be immigrants false papers to come to the United States, in exchange for thousands of dollars.

U.S. Border Patrol Team Wins 2007 5.11 Challenge

September 6, 2007
The finals for the 2007 5.11 Challenge were the closest in the competition's four-year history. After eight weeks of competitive shooting in Montana, the two-man U.S. Border Patrol team from Alamogordo, N.M., squeezed out first place with the last shot of the event.

Screen Gems: Best Websites for LEOs

October 1, 2003

In researching the best Websites for law enforcement officers, we decided to go with a listing of quality sites that might roughly parallel an officer’s needs throughout his or her career.

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