Operations Support Assistant Commissioners' Offices
OFFICE OF INTELLIGENCE
Assistant Commissioner James Collins
The Office of Intelligence (OI) is a coordinating facilitator that integrates U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) diverse intelligence capabilities into a single cohesive intelligence enterprise. OI supports CBP’s mission through a multi-layered approach that includes an intelligence field support capability, a strategic analysis capability focusing on terrorist, geo-political and economic threats, a daily CBP executive leadership briefing capability and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities as such pertain to the National Border Geospatial Intelligence Strategy, the Law Enforcement Technical Collections (LETC) initiative and the Confidential Human Source (CHS) initiative.
OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
Assistant Commissioner Ian Saunders
The Office of International Affairs (INA) is responsible for coordinating and supporting foreign initiatives, programs and activities within CBP. INA strives to extend U.S. borders by implementing programs and initiatives that promote anti-terrorism, global border security, non-proliferation, export controls, immigration and capacity building. INA focuses on international cooperation and strengthening multi- and bi-lateral relationships to achieve international agreements and joint efforts that both facilitate and secure legitimate trade. INA promotes expansion of the World Customs Organization (WCO) Framework of Standards for supply chain security and facilitation by providing targeted countries with training and advisory support through programs such as, Capacity Building and Export Control and Border Security (EXBS). INA provides in-country advisory support for broad-based customs reform and modernization and ensures CBP is represented at overseas posts and influencing policy throughout the world.