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US BORDER PATROL. By Tyler and Tate. The history of the border patrol. The Border Patrol was started in 1904 while Teddy Roosevelt was president. When it first started there was only 75 men on horses were hired to guard all of Americas borders and they had to provide their own horses. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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US BORDER PATROLBy Tyler and Tate

The history of the border patrolThe Border Patrol was started in 1904 while Teddy Roosevelt was president.When it first started there was only 75 men on horses were hired to guard all of Americas borders and they had to provide their own horses. Today there is 9,500 agents stationed along out 2,000 mile southern border.99% of all people entering our country illegally are from Mexico.

US Border Patrol VehiclesThe vehicles that they use areArmored HumveeRemote operated PlanesATVSTrucksCarsDune buggies Dirt bikes

The weapons that the border patrol uses.They are issued a Berretta 96d pistol.They also use M16s With 30 round magazines.They also have vehicle mounted rifles.Tasers

Dangers the Officers face.

The officers have to deal with many dangers including things that the Mexicans throw at them.These include rocks, pipes, chains, anything that they can grab .

The top three wanted illegal aliens from Mexico are all drug lords.Joaquin GuzmanHe is wanted for starting bloody turf wars

Antonio EzequielIs wanted for moving mass quantities of drugs throughout the U.S

Nazario Moreno GonzalezIs wanted for causing mass violence and drugs

The types of barriersThere are three separate barriers

The first barrier consist ofNothingThree wire cattle fenceVertical Railroad railHorizontal railroad rail with inch drill stem uprightsConcrete filled thin wall six inch steel tube of staggered height.Corrugated steel platePerforated corrugated steel plateSquare tubingCrushed cars

The second set of barriers

Climb proof expanded metalClimb proof chain link fenceConcrete columns or bollard barrier

The third barrier consist of

Is only chain link fence

There is three barriers because drug smugglers would crash up to ten cars to make a path through the barrier and make a path. So to stop it they installed the triple barrier system.