U.S. Customs of Border Protection (Cbp)

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U.S. Customs of Border Protection (CBP)
Doneyell Simmons
American InterContinental University

Abstract This paper will be discussing the responsibilities and duties of the U.S. Department of Borders Protection (CBP). It will be explaining if what the CBP do is effective and how so. Also it will be explaining how they prevent terrorist attacks and how they work with other law enforcement agencies.

Keywords: Terrorist, agencies, protections, training

U.S. Customs and Border Protection The U.S. Customs and Border Protection also known as CBP is one of the largest and most complex agencies with the Department of Homeland Security. They have many duties and responsibilities to do to protect the United States of America. They train their employees how to protect our country in many ways. CBP main priority is to keep terrorist and their weapons out of the United States. The CBP has many responsibilities. One of their responsibilities is apprehending individuals attempting to enter the United States illegally. They do this by asses all people and cargo that enters into the United States from aboard for terrorist risk. The way the identify people who may pose at risk is through the Advance Passenger Information Center, United States Visitors, and the Immigrant Status Indication Technology. For the cargo entering the Unites States the CBP uses the Automated Targeting System and the Automated Export System. With doing that the CBP also has the responsibility of stopping the flow of illegal drugs and other contraband, protecting the U.S. from harmful pest and diseases, and protecting the American businesses from intellectual property theft. CBP has over 58,000 employees with their agency. The employees include officers and agents, agriculture specialist, aircraft pilots, trade specialist, mission support staff, and canine enforcement officers, and agents. CBP…...

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