The U.S. Border Patrol on Thursday honored the officers who gave their lives in the line of duty. This ceremony was a part of a larger recognition of all law enforcement during National Police Week.
With tensions rising at the border, CBP officers’ lives are more frequently at risk. (RELATED: Hundreds Of TSA Workers To Be Deployed At Southern Border Amid Rising Number Of Illegal Border Crossings: Report)
Branch Chief for the Immigration Advisory Program, Althaea Redpath, said, “There is a crisis [at the border] and we have to really understand that there is a problem with that…we are tackling that situation right now, and I think we’re handling as best we can, and we will continue to do so.”
Tune in to see how these officers were honored today.
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