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  • Heritage Fellow At The Border: Wake-Up Call

    In 2007, a group of bandits looking to hijack a competitor’s drug load mistakenly opened fire on 23 illegal immigrants, including three small children, hidden in a pickup. The assailants had been camping out in a remote desert area for several days waiting to seize a drug load coming across the border. Three of the illegal border crossers were fatally wounded in the attack. After this incident, the Pima County Sheriff decided his department could no longer stand on the sidelines. Since that time the department has been trying to figure out the best way to get into the fight.

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    One Response to Heritage Fellow At The Border: Wake-Up Call

    1. J.C. Hughes, Texas says:

      Organized criminal factions don't respect national origins or borders. Regardless of the media hype, gangland style warfare has challenged law enforcement for generations. It's nothing new. I do wish Texas would assume all Rio Grande border security under its own laws.

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