The Horses of the Border Patrol

Used since the founding of the Border Patrol in the early 1900s, horses have continued to be a key mode of transport for agents patrolling rugged and otherwise inaccessible areas along the U.S. borders with Mexico and Canada. The Innovative …

Unusual Items Seized by the Border Patrol

While seizures of drugs and interceptions of people trying to enter the US illegally usually make the news, Border Patrol agents routinely identify some other very novel items that people attempt to smuggle across the border. World War I Artillery …

The Use of “Drones” by the Border Patrol

In conjunction with the Office of Air and Marine (OAM), Border Patrol Agents monitor the flow of traffic across the northern and southern borders with Predator B unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Does the Border Patrol use Drones? Technically, the Predator …

The National Border Patrol Museum of El Paso

The history of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency is on display at a non-profit museum in El Paso, Texas. The Museum Unveils the History of the U.S. Border Patrol The history of the Border Patrol from its days …