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Gary Meinert: Use of force

Gary Meinert: Use of force

Almost daily I read comments regarding the Border Patrol by those who profess knowledge but  whose inaccuracies are taken as truths by readers.

April 11, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Congress seeks to meet with Border Patrol over use-of-force policies

Congress seeks to meet with Border Patrol over use-of-force policies

Members of Congress want to meet with the chief of Customs and Border Protection to talk about the agency’s use-of-force policies after it chose not to implement key conduct reforms.

November 27, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…

Teen migrant dies in desert near Sells

A young man from Mexico is dead after a group of border crossers got lost in the Arizona desert, the U.S. Border Patrol says.

July 22, 2013 11:11 am

Driver of SUV survived crash that killed 5 near Tucson

The driver of an SUV that overturned while being followed by Border Patrol agents survived the weekend crash east of Tucson that killed five people, authorities say.

April 22, 2013 11:12 am
US border agent kills rock-thrower in Nogales, Mexico

US border agent kills rock-thrower in Nogales, Mexico

An agent opened fire on a group of people throwing rocks across the fence with Mexico in Nogales, Ariz., killing one of them, El Imparcial newspaper reported.

October 11, 2012 11:02 am
Customs helicopter rescues illegal immigrant off cliff in S. Arizona

Customs helicopter rescues illegal immigrant off cliff in S. Arizona

An illegal immigrant was rescued by a Customs and Border Protection helicopter from the Cerro Colorado Mountains near Arivaca on Tuesday after he was stuck on a near-vertical cliff, authorities said.

August 08, 2012 4:03 pm Video Loading…

Border Patrol to focus on repeat crossers

SAN DIEGO — With border crossings at a 40-year low, the U.S. Border Patrol announced a new strategy Tuesday that targets repeat illegal crossers and tries to find out why they keeping coming.

May 08, 2012 9:29 amLoading…

Border Patrol to use Tucson deportation policy across agency

SAN DIEGO — The U.S. Border Patrol is moving to halt a revolving-door policy of sending migrants back to Mexico without any punishment by instituting a deportation policy launched a year ago in the Tucson sector.

January 17, 2012 9:02 amLoading…

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