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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.

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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.

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."

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.