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The Border Patrol topic provides current news and information about ongoing border protection issues and challenges. The Border Patrol, along with hundreds of local agencies under whose jurisdiction that border falls, are responsible for protecting 8,000 miles of U.S. border, not including many thousands of miles of shoreline.
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October 22, 2015

US border officer shoots, kills knife-wielding man

The man raised his knife and moved toward the inspector, who was backing away when the shots rang - Full Story
October 14, 2015

US reports sharp drop in use of force by border agents

The numbers come amid intense scrutiny from critics who say agents have been too quick to draw guns and other weapons - Full Story
August 11, 2015

Off-duty Fla. LEO finds $12M worth of cocaine while fishing

An officer went fishing on his day off and ended up discovering a massive amount of drugs - Full Story
August 10, 2015

Trending Topics: When LEOs clash with civilian law enforcers

By PoliceOne Staff Armed civilians with a mission to enforce the law can interfere with or complicate... - Full Story
June 06, 2015

Border Patrol helicopter fired upon, forced to land

Out of five shots believed to have been fired at the helicopter, two are confirmed to have hit their target - Full Story
May 20, 2015

Prosecutor: Border agent justified in fatal OIS

20-year-old Canadian man crossed the U.S.-Canada border illegally in March and sprayed the agent with bear spray - Full Story
March 26, 2015

Video: Car bursts into flames after border agent deploys ECD

Family's attorney believes gas inside the vehicle was ignited by the ECD, causing the deadly explosion - Full Story
March 21, 2015
Sheriff: Man shot at US-Canada border was wanted for murder

Sheriff: Man shot at US-Canada border was wanted for murder

When approached by officers, the man sprayed an "incapacitating" spray and was fatally shot - Full Story
March 20, 2015

Border agent fatally shoots man near US-Canada border

Man was shot in the head Thursday after an officer reported shots had been fired and asked for backup - Full Story
March 16, 2015
Ariz. park dubbed 'most dangerous' rebounds after years of border crime

Ariz. park dubbed 'most dangerous' rebounds after years of border crime

One law enforcement group called it America's most dangerous park for two years straight after drug smugglers gunned down a ranger - Full Story

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