Small, Rural, Tribal and Border Regional Center
In this video, Dave Smith talks with Scott Barker about the challenges of working in small, rural, tribal and border police departments and how NIJ is assisting these departments overcome budget constraints and technology issues.
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Border Patrol Articles
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A suspect in the 2010 killing of agent Brian Terry, the slaying at the center of the scandal over the botched gun-smuggling probe known as Operation Fast and Furious, was extradited to the U.S. Thursday
- Mother of Mexican teen slain in cross-border shooting sues
Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez, 16, was in Nogales, Sonora, near the tall, steel fence that divides the United States and Mexico when a Border Patrol agent shot him from Nogales, Arizona in 2012
- Storms knock down US-Mexico fence in Ariz.
An unusual amount of rain knocked down 60 feet of the rebar-reinforced steel fence that divides the U.S. and Mexico
- Calif. governor takes dig at Texas guard plan
Gov. Jerry Brown took a dig at Texas' decision to deploy National Guard troops to the border, saying that "wiser minds will prevail"
- Deterrence a goal and challenge at Texas border
Since mid-June, Texas already has been paying an additional $1.3M per week to put more troopers and game wardens in South Texas
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