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Border Patrol Names Carla Provost to Lead the Agency

Carla Provost — who has been serving as acting chief of the Border Patrol — will take over as leader of the agency on a permanent basis, Customs and Border Protection announced on Thursday. Provost will become the first woman to lead the Border Patrol in its 94-year history.

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Matching Night Vision Gear to Your Mission

The experience of law enforcement agencies proves the benefits of having different night vision tools in the field.

Extradited Suspect Pleads Not Guilty in Agent Brian Terry's Slaying

A man extradited to the United States from Mexico this week has pleaded not guilty to charges of pulling the trigger in the slaying of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry in Arizona eight years ago.

Border Patrol Agent Shot, Saved by Vest in Arizona

The agent was struck several times and apparently returned fire. The agent, a 21-year veteran of the Border Patrol and a trained paramedic, called for help through his car radio and bandaged himself until medical support could reach him, officials said.

Border Agent Acquitted of Murder in Fatal Shooting of Teen

An Arizona jury acquitted a U.S. Border Patrol agent of a second-degree murder charge in the death of a teen from Mexico but deadlocked on lesser counts of manslaughter.

FBI: No Evidence of Homicide in 2017 Death of Border Patrol Agent

“To date, this investigation has not conclusively determined how Agent Rogelio Martinez and his partner ended up at the bottom of the culvert, and no suspects have been linked to this incident,” the FBI said in a written statement Wednesday. “To date none of the more than 650 interviews completed, locations searched, or evidence collected and analyzed have produced evidence that would support the existence of a scuffle, altercation, or attack.”

Family Meets With Border Patrol Agent Whose CPR Saved Toddler

The family of a toddler who was given life-saving medical aid on the side of the road met with the Border Patrol agent who administered CPR to the child.

America's Biggest Crime Scene

The U.S.-Mexico border is one of the most dangerous patrol areas in the country, and the Border Patrol agents who work its most remote areas are often many miles away from help.

FBI Examining Border Patrol Agent's Death as a 'Potential Assault'

Those officials have said they believe Martinez and the second agent were bludgeoned, possibly with rocks, in a savage desert ambush.

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Border Patrol Agent Killed in Texas, Partner Seriously Injured in Attack

Authorities are searching southwest Texas for suspects or witnesses after a U.S. Border Patrol agent was killed and his partner seriously injured Sunday while on patrol in the state’s Big Bend area, officials said.