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CBP Revives Bad Idea to Use Border Patrol Agents as Interpreters for Local Law Enforcement

  Policy was scrapped in 2012 because it eroded community trust and made everybody less safe Washington D.C./Northern and Southern Border Regions - Today, border advocacy groups across the United States stand firm against the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol's (CBP) perplexing decision to reintroduce the so-called Interpretation Assistance policy. Continue reading
 

CBP's Review of Use of Force Cases Still Lacks Transparency and Accountability

  Southern Border Region/Washington D.C. - The Southern Border Communities Coalition (SBCC) is disappointed by the National Use of Force Review Board's (NUFRB) findings of four use of force incidents involving U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents and officers. The information released by CBP reveals that the agency still has a long way to go in how it reports use of force incidents to the public and how it holds agents accountable for their actions. Continue reading
 

CBP’s Review of Use of Force Cases Still Lacks Transparency and Accountability

Southern Border Region/Washington D.C. – The Southern Border Communities Coalition (SBCC) is disappointed by the National Use of Force Review Board’s (NUFRB) findings of four use of force incidents involving U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents and officers. Continue reading
 

CBP Hires First Outsider to Lead Border Patrol

  In a welcomed sign, Commissioner Kerlikowske Breaks with 92-year old Tradition Washington D.C. /Southern Border Region – Today, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced that Mark Morgan has been selected as the new Chief of the U.S. Border Patrol. Mark Morgan has over two decades experience with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and local law enforcement agencies. In 2014 he was tapped by Chief Kerlikowske to temporarily lead CBP’s internal affairs office and review complaints of excessive use of force in the Border Patrol, the outcome of which are still pending release to the general public. Continue reading
 

Border Agency Publicly Releases Use of Force Statistics

  Rights advocates press for accountability and body-worn cameras to address use-of-force     Continue reading
   
 

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