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U.S. Border Patrol: Mexican Border

Examine the current status of the U.S. Border Patrol along the Mexican border. What makes the duties and responsibilities of this position one of the most important and dangerous of any law enforcement position in the country? What measures could be implemented to make the border a safer and more secure environment for all U.S. Citizens?

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Currently the U.S. Border patrol across the Mexican border is porous and dangerous. Spanning several thousand miles from Southern California to the depths of Texas, this border is a major hub for drug smugglers, human traffickers, and other criminal elements. In addition to these sinister elements, the border also serves as the vantage point for hundreds of thousands of people who cross illegally into the United States every year. The border has been neglected for too long by those who should be responsible for ensuring that it is better protected, which is Congress and the President(s) of the United States over the past 2 decades.

What makes this border significantly dangerous is the fact that despite the significant dangers posed to the country and law enforcement, a limited amount of manpower is appropriated to ...

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The solution discusses the current status of the U.S. Border Patrol along the Mexican border.

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