U.S. Customs And Border Protection To Decide On Body Cameras

U.S. Customs And Border Protection To Decide On Body Cameras

By Jean Guerrero U.S. Customs and Border Protection will decide whether or not to use body-worn cameras before the end of this year, according to an official in charge of a nine-month study of the technology. The study was launched in October 2014 as part of a response to use-of-force complaints involving border patrol agents. […]

Friendship trumps racism at San Diego border park

Friendship trumps racism at San Diego border park

By John Fanestil Once again, the nation is in an uproar over illegal immigration. In launching his presidential campaign, Donald Trump grossly stereotyped Mexican immigrants to the United States and struck a chord that, sadly, resonates with many Americans. That an American huckster-politician would embrace coarse, anti-immigrant rhetoric is nothing new. Neither should it come […]

U.S. Border Patrol Completes Trial Run Of Body Cam Study

U.S. Border Patrol Completes Trial Run Of Body Cam Study

By Hamza Shaban U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the nation’s largest law enforcement agency, has completed the field phase of its body-worn camera study, in which agents were equipped with video recording devices during their daily border patrol work. CBP’s feasibility study, the first body cam study involving a large government agency, was initiated […]

Customs and Border Protection Announces Advance in Body-Worn Camera Testing

Customs and Border Protection Announces Advance in Body-Worn Camera Testing

Border communities urge White House to implement meaningful oversight SOUTHERN BORDER: Today, U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced the completion of the second phase of its body-worn camera feasibility study. For over three years, border communities have urged Administration officials to equip all CBP officers and agents with body-worn cameras, paired with privacy protections, in […]