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Mexican government, Patrol union react to agent's indictment

Mexican government, Patrol union react to agent's indictment

Border Agent Lonnie Swartz facing second-degree murder charges. 

September 24, 2015 7:40 pm

Border agents: Mexican law-enforcement helicopter fires in Arizona

Mexican officials deny the allegation.

June 28, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Border agents: Shots fired into Arizona from Mexican helicopter

The shooting occurred on the Tohono O'odham Indian Nation

June 27, 2014 10:04 amLoading…

Senate committee deals with Border Patrol pay

WASHINGTON – A Senate committee was urged to fix the “hopelessly broken” overtime policy for Border Patrol agents, by boosting agents’ base pay but cutting any extra pay they would otherwise get for overtime hours.

June 10, 2014 1:27 pmLoading…
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…
Steller: Transparency, not rock policy, is CBP's problem

Steller: Transparency, not rock policy, is CBP's problem

When Border Patrol agents shoot at rock throwers, some argue it’s an unnecessary, disproportionate response: Deadly force against a mild threat.

November 08, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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

Border Patrol union calls on Holder to resign

The union that represents Border Patrol agents in Southern Arizona and around the country called today for U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to resign.

June 18, 2012 12:24 pmLoading…

Border Patrol's Tucson sector chief retires

The chief of the Border Patrol's Tucson Sector has retired 10 months after taking the post.

October 14, 2011 5:02 pmLoading…

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