POLICE Magazine Supplements

2018 Ford Calendar

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UNITED STATES BORDER PATROL www.cbp.gov The U.S. Border Patrol was founded on May 28, 1924, with 450 officers. Today, the U.S. Border Patrol is comprised of 21 sectors nationwide, employing over 21,000 border patrol agents. The U.S. Border Patrol is responsible for patrolling 6,000 miles of Mexican and Canadian international land border and 2,000 miles of coastal waters surrounding the Florida Peninsula and the island of Puerto Rico. Training is delivered in a scenario-based, real-world environment and includes firearms, driving, physical techniques, law and tactics, and is centered on learning the Spanish language. The Border Patrol Academy "Honors the Fallen, by Training the Living" by developing and delivering the most innovative and advanced training to new recruits. Honor First!

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