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    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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    Cbp History

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    Why does the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) exist even though there are always issues with immigration and terrorists acts? CBP exists “To safeguard America's borders thereby protecting the public from dangerous people and materials while enhancing the Nation's global economic competitiveness by enabling legitimate trade and travel” (CITE http://www.cbp.gov/about). The United States of Border Patrol (USBP) has had a long and extensive history as our nation’s first line of defense against…

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Abstract This paper will provide continued research on the impact the United States Border Patrol (USBP) has had on port and maritime security. Additionally, the history and the inception of the USBP has a long and distinguished history of achievements and with the continued support of present and future administrations they will continue to lead the fight. Terrorism and criminal activity is a trend that has plagued the United States since September 11, 2001. With the incorporation of the…

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    Out of the Badlands In recent months the U.S. - Mexico border has become under scrutiny, then Presidential Candidate Donald J. Trump announcement that he was going to build a wall along the southern boundary of Mexico and the U.S. to protect Americans from "Some bad Hombres"(Cummings). It's no secret that the Mexican drug cartels are conducting drug and human trafficking into the U.S. via tunnels from one border town into another and in some instances has been known to attempt to bring these…

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    Gap Analysis

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    the Gap analysis for U.S Customs and Border Protection Agency, one of the largest law enforcement agencies in the United States Department of Homeland Security. Currently, there exists a gap in the managing disasters and particularly emergency issues, terror, and support for the border employees. This gap analysis will analyze the discrepancy that exists between the organization’s current emergency response and their targeted status in the future. It is an important consideration for strategic…

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    Cbp Narrative Report

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    My interest in United States Customs and Border Protection Officer position has lead me to forward my resume for expert review. My passion to ensure the safety of our fellow U.S citizens through collective collaboration, the willingness to serve, and building international relationships render me a strong candidate for this position. I am a firm believer in the U.S Customs and Border Protection as an effective law enforcement agency that actively protects, promotes economic competiveness’s…

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