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CBP Releases Use of Force Policy Handbook and Police Executive Research Forum Report
Posted on 30 May 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"During his first 100 days, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske has established transparency as a top priority. Today, he is releasing a revised use of force policy handbook and a consultant study from the Police Executive... Read More

AILA: CBP Finally Taking Steps in Right Direction
Posted on 31 May 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Friday, May 30, 2014 - Cite as "AILA InfoNet Doc. No. 14053050 (posted May. 30, 2014)" CONTACTS: George Tzamaras or Belle Woods 202-507-7649 - 202-507-7675 gtzamaras... Read More

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Border Patrol Rejects Curbs on Use of Force
Posted on 6 Nov 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Border Patrol agents will be allowed to continue using deadly force against rock-throwers, the chief of the agency said, despite the recommendation of a government-commissioned review to end the practice. The Police Executive Research Forum, a nonprofit... Read More

Border Patrol's Use of Deadly Force Criticized in Report
Posted on 27 Feb 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Border Patrol agents have deliberately stepped in the path of cars apparently to justify shooting at the drivers and have fired in frustration at people throwing rocks from the Mexican side of the border, according to an independent review of 67... Read More