11 Government Reports tagged “Border Patrol”

Information from the U.S. or other governments

Border Patrol: Actions Needed to Improve Checkpoint Oversight and Data

Published by the U.S. Government Accountability Office on June 6, 2022.

An oversight report finds that Border Patrol’s data on checkpoint drug seizures is reliable, but that the agency keeps poor records on “other checkpoint activity data, including on apprehensions of smuggled people and canine assists with drug seizures.” (Link at gao.gov)

Tags: Border Patrol, Checkpoints, Drug Seizures, Organizational Culture, Oversight

Yuma Sector Border Patrol Struggled to Meet TEDS Standards for Single Adult Men but Generally Met TEDS Standards for Other Populations

Published by the Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector-General on April 14, 2022.

Unannounced September 2021 visits to three facilities in Yuma found Border Patrol generally meeting national standards on transport, escort, detention, and search for all populations except single adult men, who were held in crowded conditions and high temperatures. (Link at oig.dhs.gov)

Tags: Border Patrol, Conditions in Custody, Detention, Oversight, Processing, Yuma

Rio Grande Valley Area Border Patrol Struggles with High Volumes of Detainees and Cases of Prolonged Detention but Has Taken Consistent Measures to Improve Conditions in Facilities

Published by the Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector-General on January 27, 2022.

A report on a July 2021 visit to holding facilities of Border Patrol’s Rio Grande Valley sector in South Texas. (link at oig.dhs.gov)

Tags: Border Patrol, Conditions in Custody, Detention, Processing, Rio Grande Valley