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The U.S. southern border is being protected by a small band of deputies and police who are the front line of defense for every community in the nation
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The interdictions of this dynamic duo to date include 153 pounds of cocaine, 122 pounds of heroin and an astounding 943 pounds of fentanyl
“It is incredible the amount of drugs being seized at the border.”
Missouri troopers will join the state of Texas, which is conducting a separate border security operation from the U.S. Border Patrol
“This is borne out of the recognition that we have a lot of vexing problems on our southern border — fentanyl scourge, transnational criminal organizations that might have a footprint into the U.S. and increasingly toward our city, and the migrant crisis,” a NYPD leader stated
“Our K-9 teams are an invaluable component of our counter-narcotics operations, providing a reliable and unequalled mobile detection capability,” said the Otay Mesa Port director
Gov. Greg Abbott predicted the number of people crossing illegally into Texas would drop by “well over 50%, maybe 75%"
Officer Freddy Ortiz was 44 years old and had served the U.S. Border Patrol for 13 years
House Bill 4 would make entering the country illegally a misdemeanor and give state and local law enforcement the power to jail or deport violators
“Just this week alone, I’ve had a patrol car damaged, I’ve had two officers, deputies, that were trying to be run over by smuggler drivers. This is every day down here,” Sheriff Mark Dannels said
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Yoda, a 4-year-old Belgian Malinois, bit convicted murderer Danelo Cavalcante on the head as he tried to evade tactical units