Make this page my home page
  1. Drag the home icon in this panel and drop it onto the "house icon" in the tool bar for the browser

  2. Select "Yes" from the popup window and you're done!

Home  >  Topics  >  Border Patrol  > Columns > Page 2 Related Products:  Surveillance  |  Night Vision  |  Thermal Imaging
Border Patrol

Border Patrol

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.
Main News Columns Videos Products Photos
May 25, 2011
10 years after 9/11: Terrorism as a criminal enterprise Lance Eldridge - All Law Enforcement is Local

10 years after 9/11: Terrorism as a criminal enterprise

The connection between criminal activity — whether one might consider it ‘organized’ or not — and terrorist organizations has history that continues to this very day - Full Story
March 25, 2011
TDY: A Border Patrol Agent's life on the road Thane Gallagher - Patrolling the Border

TDY: A Border Patrol Agent's life on the road

When you’re a ‘loaner’ you can be on urban streets surrounded by millions on one day and the next day be deep in a canyon outnumbered 10-to-1 by rattlesnakes - Full Story
February 10, 2011
Mexico's gun supply and the 90 percent myth Scott Stewart - Tactical Intelligence

Mexico's gun supply and the 90 percent myth

The same economic law of supply and demand that fuels drug smuggling into the US fuels gun smuggling into Mexico - Full Story
February 04, 2011
Why can't we prosecute every illegal immigrant? Thane Gallagher - Patrolling the Border

Why can't we prosecute every illegal immigrant?

Due to the sheer number of arrests made every year by the Border Patrol, Immigration Courts are just as bogged down in procedure, legal wrangling, and politics as any other criminal court - Full Story
December 28, 2010
When passwords prevent productivity Thane Gallagher - Patrolling the Border

When passwords prevent productivity

Although they’re great roadblocks against improper use of LE information, sometimes that constant stream of little hiccups can complicate an already complicated job - Full Story
November 18, 2010
OTMs and SIAs in the USA Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

OTMs and SIAs in the USA

OTM is a delightful little acronym for illegal immigrants who are 'Other Than Mexican' — SIA stands for 'Special Interest Aliens' from terrorist nations like Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Sudan, Somalia, Pakistan, and Yemen - Full Story
October 07, 2010
P1 First Person: Illegal immigration not a 'civil infraction' PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: Illegal immigration not a 'civil infraction'

By Thane Gallagher U.S. Border PatrolThere really is nothing more annoying than being told that a law... - Full Story
September 02, 2010
P1 First Person: Legalizing drugs will not stop crime PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: Legalizing drugs will not stop crime

By Sergeant Jeff Fisher Loveland (Colo.) Police Department The violence on the U.S./Mexico border has... - Full Story
May 28, 2010
P1 Photo of the Week: Not George Washington, Not the Delaware River PoliceOne Members - Photo of the Week

P1 Photo of the Week: Not George Washington, Not the Delaware River

(PoliceOne Image) A photograph taken by an anonymous photographer and forwarded to PoliceOne by our... - Full Story
March 22, 2010
Interdiction isn’t just for drugs anymore Andrew Hawkes - Highway Drug Interdiction

Interdiction isn’t just for drugs anymore

Humans, guns, untaxed cigarettes, kiddie porn, pirated software, and other digital contraband are out on the roads - Full Story



PoliceOne Offers

Sign up for FREE eNewsletters

Enter your email address below:

Connect with PoliceOne

Mobile Apps Facebook Twitter Google

Border Patrol Columnists

Patrolling the Border Patrolling the Border
with Thane Gallagher
The Counter Terrorist The Counter Terrorist
with Security Solutions International Staff