FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

William Bratton is taking over the helm of the NYPD, what should be his top priority?





Search Result: U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Displaying 1  -  20  of  25

Border Patrol Tightens Use-Of-Force Rules

March 11, 2014
New use-of-force rules that limit when weapons can be fired were issued Friday for Border Patrol agents, who have been under increasing criticism for their roles in more than 40 deaths since 2005.

More Border-Patrol Drones Being Borrowed by Other Agencies

January 16, 2014
Federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies are increasingly borrowing border-patrol drones for domestic surveillance operations, a harbinger of what is expected to become the commonplace use of unmanned aircraft by police.

CBP Officer Dies at Texas Port

January 2, 2014
A Customs and Border Protection officer died Sunday while on the job at a Texas port.

Whistleblowers Say Overtime Fraud Rampant in Border Patrol, DHS

November 7, 2013
The letter details the overtime abuse as an ongoing and pervasive problem at Border Patrol, Customs and Border Protection and other agencies in the giant Department of Homeland Security.

Former Customs Agent Gets 9 Years for Bribery, Smuggling

July 18, 2013
A federal judge sentenced former U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer, his girlfriend, his nephew, and two of their associates Thursday for a bribery and illegal alien smuggling scheme spanning two years, the FBI announced.

Border Patrol Agent Retrieves Two Children from Submerged Vehicle

May 1, 2013

Agent Travis Creteau was able to retrieve two little girls from a fully submerged vehicle after it crashed into a San Diego-area reservoir. Unfortunately, the children did not survive. For his efforts, agent Creteau has been named the May 2013 NLEOMF Officer of the Month.

Border Patrol Suspends Sequestration Furloughs

April 2, 2013
Deputy Commissioner Thomas Winkowski told workers Monday morning that the agency for now is postponing planned furloughs of up to 14 days and a ban on overtime.

$1M Marijuana Load Hidden Under Bell Peppers

March 15, 2013
U.S. border agents seized $1 million in marijuana in southern Arizona Tuesday that was concealed in a shipment of bell peppers, U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced.

Lawsuit Filed In Ambush of ICE Agents In Mexico

February 13, 2013
The family of a U.S. Customs Enforcement agent killed in a 2011 ambush on a Mexican highway and another agent who survived filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking to hold the government and nearly two-dozen other defendants accountable in the attack.

Officers Save Baby's Life at U.S.-Mexico Border

November 28, 2012
At about 6:30 a.m., a 24-year-old woman carrying an infant walked through a vehicle lane and requested help from an officer. The one-month-old baby appeared to be choking, was pale, and wasn't breathing.

Mexican Drug Lord's Daughter Arrested Crossing the Border

October 16, 2012
Alejandrina Gisselle Guzman Salazar, a Mexican national, told customs officials at the San Ysidro border crossing on Friday that she was traveling to Los Angeles to give birth.

Police Product Test: Benchmade Interdiction Kits

August 23, 2012

The Benchmade Interdiction Kit is one outstanding tool in the fight to stem the flow of drugs in the United States. By using the included aluminum probes, interdiction officers can safely inspect suspicious packages, stacked cargo, seat upholstery, and suspicious areas within vehicles and structures.

Border Patrol Seizes 'Cloned' UPS Vehicle Carrying 13 Illegals

May 25, 2012
Border Patrol agents arrested a 21-year old man who was attempting to smuggle illegal aliens into the U.S. using a vehicle that resembled a UPS van on May 18 in El Centro, Calif.

CBP Recovers 20 Stolen High-End Vehicles In Los Angeles

April 4, 2012
Federal customs agents uncovered 20 high-end stolen vehicles bound for Asia inside shipping containers at Los Angeles' port that were listed as "used fitness equipment."

Border Agents Find Woman in Van Wall

March 7, 2012
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers uncovered a female illegal immigrant stuffed inside the wall of a van during a weekend that also netted the agency nearly $5.9 million in narcotics seizures.

Nogales Border Agents Seize Cocaine from Truck's Fuel Tank

November 16, 2011
U.S. customs agents seized more than $500,000 in cocaine from a false compartment of the fuel tank of a Ford F150 truck at a border checkpoint in Nogales, Ariz.

Arizona DPS Officers Ambushed by Smugglers, No Casualties

September 16, 2011
Shots were fired at DPS officers as they were working with the U.S. Border Patrol on a human- and drug-smuggling operation in Vekol Valley early Friday morning.

Customs Agents Seize Pot-Laden Wheelchair

April 5, 2011
Agents arrested a 19-year-old man pretending to be disabled, who was attempting to smuggle wrapped packages of marijuana through a border checkpoint at San Ysidro near San Diego, Calif.

Atlanta Murder Suspect a Federal Officer

December 21, 2010
A man now accused of killing his estranged wife and her girlfriend worked as a U.S. Customs and Border Protection at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.

Alaska Customs Agent's Body Found In Submerged Vehicle

August 24, 2010
The body of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent has been found and identified as Charles Collins, who went missing in mid-July amid highway flooding.
« Previous12Next »
Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of over 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine