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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.

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One of Border Patrol agent's killers gets 30 year sentence

One of Border Patrol agent's killers gets 30 year sentence

The man charged in the death of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Monday.

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Man sentenced to 30 years in Arizona border agent's death

Man sentenced to 30 years in Arizona border agent's death

A man convicted in the shooting death of a federal Border Patrol agent during a firefight that revealed the government's botched gun-smuggling investigation known as Operation Fast and Furious was sentenced Monday to 30 years in prison. Manuel Osorio-Arellanes, who is from El Fuerte in th…

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Judge tosses suit filed by slain agent's family over Fast and Furious

Judge tosses suit filed by slain agent's family over Fast and Furious

A federal judge threw out a lawsuit filed against federal officials connected with the botched Fast and Furious program by the parents of slain Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry.

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Fugitive in border agent killing unlikely to be turned over to U.S. soon

Fugitive in border agent killing unlikely to be turned over to U.S. soon

Mexican police, aided by American investigators, recently arrested one of the fugitives wanted in the slaying of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry, but it may be years before he’s brought to the United States.

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Tim Steller: Every leaker acts out of own interests

Tim Steller: Every leaker acts out of own interests

Dennis Burke, the former U.S. attorney for Arizona, tried to undermine a whistleblower in the Fast and Furious gun-trafficking case by leaking a document to a journalist, but he failed.

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Border Patrol agent Brian Terry's family sues 6 from ATF, gun store owner

PHOENIX - The family of a slain Border Patrol agent has sued federal officials over the botched "Fast and Furious" gun operation, claiming they should have known it created a risk to law enforcement authorities.

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Progress visible on Fast and Furious

Progress visible on Fast and Furious

Two years after bandits killed U.S. Border Patrol agent Brian Terry, visible progress has finally occurred in the criminal cases and internal investigations that exploded afterward.

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Progress visible on Fast and Furious

Progress visible on Fast and Furious

This memorial was erected where Brian Terry died in the area known as Mesquite Seep, west of Rio Rico. Terry's colleagues and civilian volunteers built the memorial with stones they found nearby.

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Autopsy: Border Patrol agent was shot in head

A U.S. Border Patrol agent who was killed by friendly fire near the Arizona-Mexico border died from a gunshot wound to the head, an autopsy report released Wednesday concluded.

November 07, 2012 1:07 pm

Reports: Border agents were in radio contact before fatal shooting

PHOENIX — Three U.S. Border Patrol agents responding to an alarm from a motion sensor were apparently in radio contact as they approached from opposite directions before opening fire on each other in the Arizona desert, leaving one agent dead, according to a sheriff’s report released Friday.

November 02, 2012 2:44 pm
Bandit guilty in border agent Brian Terry's slaying

Bandit guilty in border agent Brian Terry's slaying

A border bandit from Sinaloa pleaded guilty Tuesday to murdering Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry during a mission to find drug traffickers and steal their marijuana.

October 31, 2012 12:00 am
Fast and Furious gun buyer sentenced to prison

Fast and Furious gun buyer sentenced to prison

Agent Brian Terry was killed in the line of duty on Dec. 14, 2010.

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Another BP sector chief gone quickly

Another BP sector chief gone quickly

Richard Barlow is the third consecutive Tucson Sector chief to leave after less than a year.

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Another BP sector chief gone quickly

Another BP sector chief gone quickly

The troubles of the Border Patrol's Tucson Sector, where two recent shootings have given the agency unwanted attention, now also include the loss of another sector chief.

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Justice Dept. seeks dismissal of Fast & Furious lawsuit

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department on Monday night sought dismissal of a lawsuit by a Republican-led House committee demanding that Attorney General Eric Holder produce records about the botched law enforcement probe of gun-trafficking called Operation Fast and Furious.

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‘Fast and Furious’ defendant gets prison

SAN DIEGO — The first of 20 individuals indicted in 2011 on charges of buying high-powered firearms in Arizona to be used by Mexican drug gangs was sentenced Monday in San Diego federal court to 57 months in prison.

October 15, 2012 9:05 pmLoading…

Those who've fallen

Here is the list of agents who have died on duty in the Tucson Sector:

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2 border agents shot, 1 killed responding to sensor near Bisbee

2 border agents shot, 1 killed responding to sensor near Bisbee

The slain agent, Nicholas Ivie, was a father of two based in Naco, the station just re-named after Brian Terry, who was killed in 2010. The shooting area is a longstanding smuggling corridor but considered generally safe by residents.

October 02, 2012 6:30 am Photos

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