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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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December 12, 2012

Border Patrol: Cannon used to shoot drugs into US

Authorities believe cans of marijuana were launched about 500 feet into the U.S. using a pneumatic-powered cannon - Full Story
November 14, 2012
Border Patrol under scrutiny for deadly force

Border Patrol under scrutiny for deadly force

Shooting prompted renewed outcry over use-of-force policies - Full Story
November 03, 2012

Border agents in fatal shooting had radio contact

Sheriff's report claims agents were in contact before they opened fire, killing 1 - Full Story
October 26, 2012
2 dead after flying trooper fires at vehicle

2 dead after flying trooper fires at vehicle

An aircraft was helping a state game warden in a high-speed pursuit when the officer on the aircraft opened fire - Full Story
October 17, 2012

Canadian border guard shot in neck at US crossing

The female Canada Border Services Agency officer was seriously injured while she was in her booth - Full Story
October 16, 2012
Drug lord's daughter arrested illegally entering US

Drug lord's daughter arrested illegally entering US

Attempted to cross border on someone else's passport, father is one of most sought-after drug lords in the world - Full Story
October 15, 2012

Family files claim in Border shooting on car hood

Authorities say suspect deliberately ran into the agent, who shot her after being forced to ride on a car hood for several hundred yards - Full Story
October 12, 2012

Report: 16-year-old killed by Border Patrol agent

Agents were responding to reports of two suspected drug smugglers; people on Mexican side of border reportedly pelted them with rocks - Full Story
October 11, 2012
'Superlabs' flooding US with cheap, potent meth

'Superlabs' flooding US with cheap, potent meth

Filling in the void left by US efforts at cracking down on production; DEA says Mexican meth now accounts for 80% of drug sold here - Full Story
October 05, 2012
Was Border agent death 'friendly fire'?

Was Border agent death 'friendly fire'?

Probe is looking into whether two agents exchanged gunfire Tuesday thinking that each was being fired on by an armed suspect - Full Story

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