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Who are we: CBP is a premier law enforcement agency that safeguards America’s borders. Every day, CBP protects the public from dangerous people and materials attempting to cross the border, while enhancing the Nation’s global economic competitiveness by enabling legitimate trade and travel at ports of entry. On a typical day, CBP makes 900+ apprehensions and seizes 9,000+ pounds of illegal drugs.

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Introduction to positions at CBP:

Uniformed Positions at CBP, by Operational Component

USBP
U.S. Border Patrol
Prevent terrorists and terrorists weapons from entering the United States by securing our land borders and coastal waters between ports of entry.
 
Learn more about being a:
Border Patrol Agent >>
 

 

CBP-OFO
Office of Field Operations
Responsible for border security, including anti-terrorism, immigration, anti-smuggling, trade compliance, and agriculture protection at U.S. ports of entry.
Learn more about being a:
CBP Officer >>
Agricultural Specialist >>
 

 

CBP-AMO
Air and Marine Operations
Interdict unlawful people and cargo approaching U.S. borders, investigate criminal networks, and provide domain awareness in the air and maritime environments.
 
Learn more about being a:
Air Interdiction Agent >>
Air Enforcement Agent >>
Marine Interdiction Agent >>
 
Last published: 
February 13, 2017
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