U.S. Customs and Border Protection

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  • Summary: Agency Overview And Border Protection

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection – Agency Overview and Career Opportunities The United States Customs and Border Protection exists as a subordinate organization within the Department of Homeland Security. Although U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) did not exist prior to the Homeland Security Act going into effect in 2003, the Customs and Border Protection still possess a rich history of previous forces that evolved into the modern Customs and Border Protection. The mission, budget, and number of employees that the U.S. Customs and Border Protection manages is unique as one of the world’s largest law enforcement organizations. The majority of officers employed by Customs and Border Protection are classified as either Border Patrol…

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  • Solutions To The Immigration Problem

    Immigration is a burning topic in America right now. It is a major topic in the presidential debates on how to deal with the estimated 11 million illegal aliens here in the U.S. and what should be done with the boarder. Many people and politicians think the solution is in deporting and building a wall. The deporting has been on going under the Obama administration, the highest of any president, but the issue still grows. The issue with having an estimated 11 million illegal aliens on the United…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Unmanned Aerial Systems

    when it released the long awaited unmanned aerial systems (UAS) registration rules. Although these rules apply to everyone operating a system in the U.S. airspace, they had a greater impact on private user. Why? Simply stated, the U.S. government has been operating unmanned systems over the U.S. for a couple of years now. While operational use has been limited, an article published by MPR News touts the benefits of Customs and Border Patrols’ (CBP) use of the MQ-9 Predator drone. “The drone…

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  • Background And Qualifications For The Position Of Assistant Port Director

    position to which I am applying for. While in college working towards me undergraduate degree, I was employed as a security officer for Texas Security Systems. I was considered a part time employee; however, I would work about 30-35 hours a week. In 1998 I applied to become a substitute teacher while continuing to wait any results from applications with such law enforcement agencies as the US Border Patrol, McAllen Police Department, and Texas Department of Public Safety. I was hired as a…

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  • Homeland Security Department: The Department Of Homeland Security

    provides the best security at major events, structures, facilities and most importantly, to the president of the United States. The Department of Homeland Security consist of many agencies and other divisions. The Directorate for National Protection and Programs work to reduce risk to facilities and services such as airports, roads, bridges, utilities, and computer system (Mockaitis). Another branch of the Homeland Security is the office of Operation Coordination working to coordinate the…

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  • Department Of Homeland Security Analysis

    the borders. In 2014, US Customs and Border Protection ran an ad called “Dangers Campaign” in South America as a mass outreach to warn people of the dangers of migration (Kaneti & Assis, 2016, p. 296). This low-cost approach pales in comparison to the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) overall manpower of a quarter million employees and an annual budget exceeding $60 billion dollars annually. DHS’s number one priority is preventing terrorism and enhancing security by a layered…

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  • Homeland Security Hierarchy

    levels to protect U.S. borders and the mainland from threats posed by state actors, non-state actors, and other malicious entities. Additional threats homeland security must contend with include those that are biological origin such as highly pathogenic viruses as well as natural disasters such as earthquakes and hurricanes. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is the primary federal agency responsible for homeland security with border security being one of its highest priority missions.…

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  • Criminal Justice System: Questions And Answers

    The FBI’s national security mission can be explained by saying they want to lead and coordinate strong intelligence initiatives that drive positive outcomes to better protect the United States from as many crimes as possible (U.S. Department of Justice, 2010). The FBI website has a list of specific goals that are designed to develop an all-inclusive understanding of potential threats and also terminate national and transnational networks that could and hold a desire to harm the nation. The…

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  • Border Security Arguments

    people citizenship and making changes to secure the border further. He believes that putting more money into border security will help lower the percentage of illegal immigrant’s crossing over into the country. Both Conservatives and Liberals want to have a secure border and to protect our country, but the problem is whether putting more money into border security will actually make a difference. In a debate over border security, Melysa Sperber stated her opinion about it saying, “Border…

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  • Border Patrol Ethics Analysis

    Thesis Border Patrol Agents must perform their assigned duties with the highest morals, integrity, and ethics because the security of the United States of America is influenced by their actions. United States citizens rely on these agents to detect, apprehend, and deter illegal immigrants and harmful contraband from entering the country. When an agent performs corruptly and dishonestly, placing personal gain in front of the mission of the agency, the foundation of lawful ethics in which our…

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