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4 Border Agents Shot, 1 Killed in Puerto Rico Shootout
One of the suspects was also killed in the firefight which happened about 12 miles off the coast of Cabo Rojo after officers approached a vessel they suspected of carrying illicit substances to the island, according to the CBP.
November 18, 2022
Zistos Introduces Digital Telemetry for the ExplorerSCOPE Cargo Inspection System
The new optional WiFi transmitter adapter (WXMT-WIFI) connects to the ExplorerSCOPE and produces wireless, encrypted digital video images that can be transmitted and viewed on a smart display running the Zistos imaging application, or transmitted over a digital network.
November 5, 2019
U.S. Fish & Wildlife's K-9 Detectors
The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service started a K-9 detection program that uses Labrador mixes to locate illegally transported exotic animals and products at five U.S. airports. Video by Kareem Girgis. Read the full story here.
July 31, 2013
Former Customs Agent Gets 9 Years for Bribery, Smuggling
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.
July 17, 2013
A Path to Citizenship for Gangs and Terrorists
In April, I joined many other local, state, and federal law enforcement experts in Washington D.C. to voice opposition to the flawed amnesty bill misnamed as "The Border Security, Economic, Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act."
June 23, 2013
Calif. Agency Adds Powerful, High-Tech Patrol Boat
A San Diego-area police department has added an agile, high-tech patrol boat to its fleet to intercept drug and human smugglers.
May 6, 2013
Smugglers Launched Drugs from Cannon
U.S. Border Patrol agents say smugglers have come up with yet another creative way to get drugs in the country—a cannon.
December 11, 2012
Coast Guardsman Killed In Confrontation with Smugglers
A veteran U.S. Coast Guard chief petty officer suffered fatal head trauma Sunday after drug smugglers in a panga rammed his vessel off the Ventura County, Calif., coastline.
December 2, 2012
Drug Interdiction for Patrol
You can't single-handedly win the "War on Drugs" as a patrol officer, but keen eyes and attention to detail on traffic stops can make an impact. A simple traffic stop could very well lead to a disruption in a drug supply line.
September 4, 2012
Man Arrested Trying To Smuggle Meth Candy Bars Through LAX
A Long Beach, Calif., man was arrested for attempting to smuggle methamphetamine disguised as Snickers bars from Los Angeles to Japan.
July 30, 2012
Traffic Stop Uncovers Ariz. Border Tunnel
Federal and local authorities uncovered a sophisticated underground tunnel at the California-Arizona-Mexico border with lighting, ventilation, and reinforced beams possibly linked to the Sinaloa drug cartel.
July 11, 2012
Border Patrol Seizes 'Cloned' UPS Vehicle Carrying 13 Illegals
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.
May 24, 2012
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