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Border Patrol chief: Agents unfairly criticized

Border Patrol chief: Agents unfairly criticized

PHOENIX — The chief of the U.S. Border Patrol defended his agency Wednesday against criticism that agents are too aggressive in using deadly force, telling the audience at a conference that he takes the issue very seriously.

March 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos



More must be done to stop unneeded killings at border

Border Patrol Chief Michael Fisher’s directive clarifying existing guidelines on use of force is yet another step in the agency’s slow march in the right direction. Unfortunately, this deliberate approach to policy change falls far short of the needed action to halt unnecessary killings by agents.

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Hundreds in Utah remember slain border patrol agent Nicholas Ivie

Hundreds in Utah remember slain border patrol agent Nicholas Ivie

OREM, Utah — Friends, family and colleagues of a U.S. Border Patrol agent shot last week in Arizona remembered him Thursday as a loving family man and member of a unique group committed to protecting America and serving others.

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