News tagged with border patrol

Helping to curb illegal border crossings

Illegal border-crossings in Europe remain an on-going issue, with the latest figures estimated to be nearly 141 000 - up 35 % from previous years. However, the TALOS project has developed a system for transportable ...

dateJun 05, 2013 in Engineering
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US testing surveillance balloons on Mexico border

(AP) — Floating 2,500-feet (762-meters) above scrub-covered U.S. ranchland near the Mexico border, the payload of high-tech cameras onboard a balloon being used by the Border Patrol can easily see a cluster of reporters ...

dateAug 23, 2012 in Other
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Border Patrol seeks text on suspicious activity

(AP) -- U.S. Border Patrol agents often use horses to look for smugglers in the forested mountains along the Canadian border, but now will be adding a more modern tool to help them keep watch - text messaging.

dateJun 08, 2010 in Other
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