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Search Result: U.S.-Mexico Border

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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.

Napolitano Claims U.S.-Mexico Border Is Secure

February 3, 2011
While visiting El Paso, the homeland security secretary cited FBI statistics showing that violent crime rates in Southwest border counties are down 30% over the last two decades and are "among the lowest in the nation."

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.

Former Texas Border Deputy Smuggled Guns to Cartel

December 20, 2010
Deputy Jesus Longoria was assigned to the Veterans International Bridge and Gateway International Bridge, where he tried to send 13 semiautomatic firearms into Mexico. In exchange for waving through a vehicle transporting the guns, he was paid $4,000.

Mexican Drone Crashes In El Paso Backyard

December 18, 2010
The crash in El Paso's Lower Valley neighborhood occurred shortly before 6:28 p.m. Tuesday, when the El Paso (Texas) Police Department was notified about it. "We were told it was not a police matter," Det. Mike Baranyay told the news outlet.

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.

2010 Juárez Officer Body Count Reaches 64

December 9, 2010
Three Juárez police officers were shot and killed in an ambush outside an elementary school Wednesday afternoon, and when other officers responded, they were fired on also.

Are Muslim Radicals Crossing Our Border?

November 30, 2010
The transnational gangs, drug trafficking organizations and Muslim terrorists have taken advantage of American apathy and the lack of will in Latin America. They have formed alliances and united against U.S. interests.

It's Time to Get Tough on Drugs, America

November 3, 2010

If we want to dry up the market, we have to make the penalties for drug possession more than a hand slap.

Combating Human Smuggling

October 31, 2010

A storm-water channel connecting the higher-elevation Nogales, Sonora, brings runoff into Nogales, Ariz., and can also deliver illegal immigrants willing to risk drowning when the waters rise.

Patrolling the Broken Border

October 31, 2010

A metal fence divides Nogales, USA from another Nogales: Nogales, Sonora, a much poorer Nogales where law enforcement is under attack from drug trafficking cartels and the cartels are under attack from many rivals.

3 Off-Duty Mexican Cops Slain at Border Bridge

October 28, 2010
Mexican federal police officials confirmed Wednesday that the three men killed near the Bridge of the Americas were off-duty federal police. They were reportedly waiting for someone to arrive from El Paso.

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.

Criminology Student Named Police Chief In Mexico

October 20, 2010
The town of Praxedis G. Guerrero located near Ciudad Juarez has become a battleground between the Juarez and Sinaloa drug cartels who are trying to gain control of its single highway that's a lucrative trafficking route of narcotics into Texas.

Mexican Commander Investigating Falcon Lake Shooting Killed

October 12, 2010
Rolando Flores, the commander of state investigators in Ciudad Miguel Aleman who was part of a group investigating the reported shooting of David Hartley, was killed.

Texas Sheriff Says Evidence Supports Wife's Account of Pirate Attack

October 7, 2010
In speaking about a vacationer who was apparently killed by armed men while exploring ruins on a watercraft at Falcon Lake, Zapata County (Texas) Sheriff Sigifredo Gonzalez said the evidence supports the account given by Tiffany Hartley, the man's wife.

California Smuggler Stuffed Illegal Immigrant In Duffel Bag

October 5, 2010
The woman, a U.S. citizen, has been arrested for attempting to smuggle the 39-year-old Mexican national across the border.

Border Agents Fire Into Mexico, After Attack From Traffickers

September 14, 2010
The agents were returning fire, after they came under fire from Mexico. Several Border Patrol agents were seizing the marijuana using patrol boats, prior to the brief shootout.

Texas Sheriff Discusses Border Threats at TREXPO

September 14, 2010

Zapata County (Texas) Sheriff Sigifredo Gonzalez appeared on a panel at POLICE-TREXPO East covering threats from drug traffickers and kidnappers operating along the Mexico border. Betsy Brantner-Smith, a Calibre Press Street Survival trainer, interviews Gozalez in a video courtesy of PoliceOne.

POLICE-TREXPO Panel Covers 'Unholy Trinity' of Border Threats

August 17, 2010
An alliance has formed between jihadists, drug cartels and American street gangs along the southern border, according to the experts. This threat represents the most credible target of attack to the U.S.
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