US Border Patrol- Port Angeles, WA
US Border Patrol now doing traffic enforcement work on the Olympic Peninsula?
No terrorists in sight- so there’s plenty of time to go after US citizens seen driving while Black or Brown.
Suspicionless federal traffic stops- away from border crossings and ports of entry – have been going on for months now.
Mysterious federal traffic stops- away from border crossings and ports of entry:
PDN indicates the lawsuit is about checkpoints.
Seattle Times says it’s about traffic stops.
The PDN is always a good place for discussions related to the Border Patrol.
Immigration concerns really get people worked up. Some who favor a large local USBP presence have what I call an illegal alien fetish.
They never seem to get around to questioning the Border Patrol. More is better. That’s it.
Why is the Border Patrol here?
Looks like they are here to capture people who are not native English speakers.
“If a person is pulled over and can only speak Spanish, the U.S. Border Patrol is often called.”
Has the Border Patrol at Port Angeles stopped any Spanish speaking people from illegally entering the US?
Any immigration concerns related to the Strait of Juan de Fuca?
“The U.S. Border Patrol is the primary federal drug interdiction agency along our land borders with Canada and Mexico. The Border Patrol specifically focuses on drug smuggling between land ports of entry.”
What role do 1,200-horsepower Border Patrol Interceptor boats play in keeping heroin away from the Olympic Peninsula?
“… their main interaction with the boating public: Boarding boats and checking for ID, getting a “vibe,” as Jeff P. called it, for what’s up.”
What sort of ID is required to prove innocence away from border crossings and ports of entry?
Conflict with DEA:
Special ID cards make it virtually impossible for those who wish to do harm or violate U.S. laws to move heroin into Port Angeles.
Massing agents at the southern edge of the Strait of Juan de Fuca fails to keep heroin out of Port Angeles:
Heroin epidemic gripping Port Angeles
Five suspected heroin-overdose emergencies at Port Angeles in the past 10 days.
Seventh suspected or confirmed heroin overdose that Port Angeles this month.
Think terrorists are smart enough to pose as heroin traffickers- then cross into the US free of screening, scanning, pat downs, special IDs, inspection of personal items, etc.
It’s not just those with an illegal alien fetish who don’t question the Border Patrol-
Newspeople give heroin traffickers a pass.
A heroin problem in a local community results in tearful and emotional coverage.
Zero reporting on why post 911 security protocols fail to keep heroin out of the US.
Newspeople avoid asking tough questions about heroin traffickers.
Domestic heroin trafficking makes a mockery of all war on terror crime fighting efforts, tactics, tools, & technologies.
911 should have been a drug trafficker’s worst nightmare. The US Dept. of Homeland Security- a whole new federal department- was created to stop terrorists and prevent another 911.
At U.S. border, expensive drones generate lots of buzz, few results
Why hasn’t the Department of Homeland Security been able to keep heroin out of the US?
The Super Bowl and public affairs will be safe-
JFK speaks about the role of the press in a free society-
Read about secret arrest statistics, denied FOIA requests & a Border Patrol whistleblower investigation that resulted in further suppression of information here.
Many people have risked their ass in far off lands to keep terrorists from visiting the homeland.
Love to see a reporter ask The Joint Chiefs of Staff how all that can be justified while the US Dept. of Homeland Security is unable keep heroin out of the US.
We are told the #1 US Border Patrol objective is to stop terrorists.
The US Border Patrol explains this objective at a local public forum- this YouTube video covers Border Patrol objectives at 3:50
No matter what people are rooting for the Border Patrol to do- not much is happening.
No arrest linked to the US/Canada border in more than 3 years
DEA, DHS & Heroin at Port Angeles
What role does the Border Patrol play in keeping heroin out of Port Angeles?
A very serious War on Terror
The legal drug dealers sold 371 tons of pills to people who did not need them-
Possibly of interest:
The Garage Sale Incident
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