U.S. Customs and Border Protection Pipes and Drum Honor Guard members perform outside ceremony to honor fallen police and fire personnel, part of the 20th Annual Blue Mass in Washington, D.C. (photo by James Tourtellotte)
A cruise boat arrives from the Caribbean into New York City, where CBP officers will process passengers. (photo by Josh Denmark)
Robert Perez, director of New York area port operations and coordinator of CBP’s security support for Super Bowl XLVIII, discusses deployment of high-tech scanning equipment at the stadium. CBP provided scanning of all incoming trucks and air support for the big game. (photo by Josh Denmark)
A CBP Black Hawk helicopter conducts a familiarization flight near New York CIty a few days prior to this year's Super Bowl.
Personnel from U.S. Customs and Border Protection participated in the 20th annual Blue Mass May 6 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Washington, D.C. Here an honor guard member saluted the flag as it enters the church. (photo by James Tourtellotte)
CBP inspectors at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport’s mail facility were able to determine that hundreds of products related to the Super Bowl were counterfeit. The products were seized to prevent unknowing fans from buying inferior quality goods.
A CBP officer inspects a huge shipment of peppers arriving from Mexico through El Paso, Texas.
A CBP air interdiction agent patrols the sky in a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter. (photo by Josh Denmark)
An arriving passenger at Newark [N.J.] Liberty International Airport uses a Global Entry kiosk to enter the U.S. (photo by Josh Denmark)
R. Gil Kerlikowske recites the oath of office as the new commissioner of CBP, March 7, 2014. (Photo by James Tourtellotte)
CBP Commisisoner R. Gil Kerlikowske discussing the dangers and misinformation associated with the current influx of children attempting to enter the U.S. during a news conference on the banks of the Rio Grande River in Texas.
Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske makes a point at the 2014 Trade Symposium. Kerlikowske stopped by the CBP symposium on his first day on the job March 7. (photo by Donna Burton)
CBP's air assets played a major role in security Super Bowl LXVIII in the New York/New Jersey area by enforcing a temporary restricted air space rule and by providing communications support to law enforcement in the area. (photo by Josh Denmark)
Border Patrol agents from Eagle Pass, Texas rescue a woman and her daughter from the Rio Grande River. The El Salvador citizens were struggling to stay afloat when spotted by agents, who deployed flotation devices and pulled them from the water. (Photo by Border Patrol Agent Carl Nagy)
Border Patrol agent inspects a water drainage tunnel that spans from Nogales, Ariz. into Mexcio. (photo by Josh Denmark)