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ICE Agent Dies of 9/11-Related Cancer

November 8, 2018
Agent McCarthy responded to help secure the site of the destroyed U.S. Custom House at the World Trade Center site in the immediate aftermath of the attacks. He remained at the scene to assist with search and recovery efforts.

Apple's Double Standard

November 1, 2018

No American company should be allowed to foil the lawful work of American police in the name of privacy.

Retrial Begins for Border Agent Who Fatally Shot Rock-Throwing Mexican Teen

October 26, 2018
The retrial of Border Patrol Agent Lonnie Swartz—who in 2012 shot and killed 16-year-old Jose Antonio Elena Rodríguez—has begun in Tucson's federal court.

Suspect in Custody in String of Letter Bombs Sent to Former Presidents and Others

October 26, 2018
Federal authorities arrested 56-year-old Cesar Altieri Sayoc in Broward County, Florida Friday morning.

New York Man Allegedly Constructed 200-Pound Bomb to Detonate on Election Day

October 11, 2018
A New York state man reportedly built a 200-pound bomb and planned to detonate it on Election Day on the National Mall in in Washington D.C.

Federal Agent Killed in Oklahoma Crash

October 10, 2018
Agent Kristopher Youngberg and four other agents had attended training at Fort Chaffee, AR, and were returning to Amarillo, TX, in a department van. The van struck the back of a dump truck that was attempting to make a U-turn in the median of the interstate.

ICE Union Sends Letters to Oregon Mayor, State AG over Protest Response

October 4, 2018
The union is unhappy with Mayor Ted Wheeler's words expressing support for the protesters and his insistence that police "stand down" and allow the protests to continue unabated—even at times ignoring 911 calls from agency employees being menaced by the protests.

Customs Agents Use New Facial Recognition Technology to Nab Impostor at Airport

August 31, 2018
It was just the third day of operation for a new facial comparison biometric system now being used by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at Washington Dulles International Airport when a man presenting a French passport was discovered to in fact be from Republic of Congo.

Video: DOJ Announces New Fentanyl Safety Video for First Responders

August 30, 2018
The Office of Justice Programs' Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) on Thursday released the Fentanyl Safety Recommendations for First Responders companion training video Fentanyl: The Real Deal. The video was produced by U.S. Customs and Border Protection to help first responders protect themselves when the presence of fentanyl is suspected or encountered on the job.

New Mexico Couple Accused of Training Children for Mass Attack Targeted Hospital

August 28, 2018
Prosecutors in Taos County (NM)—citing interviews with the 11 children found to be malnourished and abused at a compound in the New Mexico desert earlier this month—said in court documents that the couple who were arrested had targeted an Atlanta hospital for attack.

DOJ, DEA Propose Significant Reduction in Manufacturing of Opioids in 2019

August 28, 2018
"The opioid epidemic that we are facing today is the worst drug crisis in American history," Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in an announcement.

Video: Police Arrest 156 Suspected Gang Members in "Operation Triple Beam Colorado"

August 24, 2018
The Denver Post reported that among those arrested in "Operation Triple Beam Colorado" was Lester Bell. Reportedly a member of the Gangster Disciples, Bell has been charged in a 2000 homicide in the San Diego area—he allegedly beat his victim to death with a baseball bat.

Minnesota Airport Police Apprehend Federal Air Marshal on Plane

August 22, 2018
A federal air marshal reportedly "flashed a gun in flight," prompting police to remove him from the plane upon arrival at the Twin Cities airport and to handcuff him on the tarmac along with a fellow marshal, authorities said Tuesday.

Video: Trump Honors Immigration Officers at White House Event

August 21, 2018
“We love you, we support you, we will always have your back,” Trump said. He added: “For America to be a strong nation, we must have strong borders.”

Kansas Police Called to Capture Massive Snake Discovered by Postal Worker

August 20, 2018
Overland Park, KS, police posted images on Twitter of a massive Ball Python a postal worker discovered wrapped around a resident's mailbox.

FBI Agent Dies of 9/11-Related Illness

August 14, 2018
Supervisory Special Agent Brian Crews died as the result of cancer that he developed following his assignment to assist with search and rescue efforts at the World Trade Center site immediately following the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks.

Border Patrol Names Carla Provost to Lead the Agency

August 13, 2018
Carla Provost — who has been serving as acting chief of the Border Patrol — will take over as leader of the agency on a permanent basis, Customs and Border Protection announced on Thursday. Provost will become the first woman to lead the Border Patrol in its 94-year history.

New Jersey Agency on Facebook: "We're Not ICE"

August 10, 2018
The Princeton (NJ) Police Department took to Facebook on Wednesday to declare to the citizens of that city that the agency is not Immigration Customs Enforcement. The post was made because someone — or perhaps many people — saw a recently repaired patrol vehicle that had not yet been fully outfitted with the department's decals.

Police in Arizona Shoot, Kill Accused Murder Suspect

August 10, 2018
The Farmington Police Department said that 41-year-old Pedro "Peter" Lucero was shot and killed during an arrest attempt by the U.S. Marshals Service in Mesa, AZ.

Matching Night Vision Gear to Your Mission

August 8, 2018

The experience of law enforcement agencies proves the benefits of having different night vision tools in the field.

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