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Union-Backed Ronald Vitiello Named to Lead Border Patrol

February 1, 2017
A career Border Patrol official who was backed by the agents' union was named Tuesday as chief of the agency, less than a week after his predecessor resigned.

Trump Removes Border Patrol Chief Day After Wall Order

January 26, 2017
The Border Patrol chief has been removed from office, a day after President Trump signed an executive order to build a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border and hire 5,000 more agents, sources confirmed to Fox News Thursday.

Border Patrol Recovers $2 Million Worth of Meth at Texas-Mexico Border

January 17, 2017
U.S. Border Patrol officers found a record-breaking $2 million worth of methamphetamine between Wednesday and Thursday at the border in Presidio, TX.

Border Patrol Agent Dies of Heart Attack on Bike Patrol

November 18, 2016
Border Patrol Agent David Gomez suffered a fatal heart attack Tuesday while on bike patrol in El Paso, TX

Federal Agent Honor Guard Told to Disarm at Charlotte Arena

September 19, 2016
Outraged Professional Bull Riders chief Sean Gleason came within a minute of canceling an event when the managers of The Spectrum Center in Charlotte, NC, refused to allow a U.S. Customs and Border Protection honor guard to enter their building on Friday night.

Video: Border Patrol Agent Killed in Southern Arizona Motorcycle Crash

August 12, 2016
U.S. Border Patrol Agent Manuel Alvarez was killed Thursday in a motorcycle accident south of Sells, AZ, on the Tohono O'odham reservation.

Border Patrol Agent Killed in Southern Arizona Motorcycle Crash

August 12, 2016
U.S. Border Patrol Agent Manuel Alvarez was killed Thursnday in a motorcycle accident south of Sells, AZ, on the Tohono O'odham reservation. More Here.

Video: Border Patrol Agent Killed in 18-Wheeler Crash

April 19, 2016
Border Patrol Agent Jose Daniel Barraza, a K-9 handler, was killed when his police vehicle rear-ended a semi.

Border Patrol Catches Smuggler Using Fake Agency Vehicle

December 15, 2015
An investigation is underway after agents caught an alleged human trafficker driving what appeared to be a Border Patrol Tahoe in Laredo, TX.

CBP Announces Way Forward on the Use of Body-Worn Cameras

November 13, 2015
U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske announced his decision Thursday to expand CBP's camera review, including the integration of new body-worn camera testing into law enforcement operations such as checkpoints.

Border Patrol Agent Wins at NRA National Police Shooting Championships

October 12, 2015
U.S. Senior Border Patrol Agent and Team Safariland shooter Robert Vadasz was the individual national champion and grand aggregate champion at the 2015 NRA National Police Shooting Championships (NPSC).

Border Patrol's Campaign to Recruit Female Officers Fell Way Short of Goal

October 9, 2015
The Border Patrol, whose ranks have long been dominated by men, embarked on its first-ever female recruitment spree, getting rare dispensation from the government to target only women.

Cross-border Tunnels: What Lies Beneath

October 8, 2015

The Nogales Tunnel Task Force, headed by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations, was established in 2011 and is made up of personnel from CBP, the Drug Enforcement Administration, and state and local agencies.

The Guardians of the Border

September 30, 2015

United States Border Patrol agents regularly deal with conflicting or nonsensical information regarding policies and procedures, but they soldier on because they believe in the mission.

AS&E Receives Contract from Customs and Border Protection for Mobile Scanners

September 24, 2015
The AS&E Medium Energy Mobile Scanner will leverage the Company's detection technology on a new mobile platform and will be used by CBP to perform non-intrusive inspection of incoming conveyances at U.S. ports of entry beginning in 2016.

Border Patrol: Family, Kid Arrests at Border Soar 52 Percent

September 22, 2015
The U.S. Border Patrol arrested nearly 10,000 unaccompanied immigrant children and families caught illegally crossing the border with Mexico in August, a 52% jump from August 2014, according to statistics published by the agency Monday afternoon.

Video: Florida Deputy Catches $12M Worth of Cocaine While Fishing

August 11, 2015
A Charlotte County, Fla., deputy was fishing off duty when he caught 50 pounds of cocaine worth millions in the Gulf of Mexico.

Bills to Strengthen Immigration Enforcement Introduced in House

March 3, 2015
Four bills that would strengthen interior enforcement of immigration laws; remove the ability of the President to unilaterally shut down immigration enforcement; ensure jobs are preserved for legal workers; reform the United States’ asylum laws and make sure unaccompanied alien minors who make the dangerous trek to the United States are safely returned home have been introduced in the House.

Border Patrol Recruitment Push Seeks Women

December 8, 2014
The Border Patrol is hiring, and women are especially encouraged to apply.

Border Patrol May Be Stripping Agents of Their Rifles

November 11, 2014
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Offices of Border Patrol and Training and Development say it is inspecting the quality of agents' M4 carbines throughout Border Patrol sectors nationwide, and that's why agents have been required to turn in the weapons. But agents say some of these M4s have not been replaced. And agents are required to share rifles.
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