BUFFALO, N.Y. –U.S. Border Patrol Agents assigned to the Niagara Falls and Buffalo Border Patrol stations continued their tradition of participating and volunteering with Special Olympic events in the community of Western New York.
Border Patrol agents joined New York State Police officers to attend and help distribute awards at the Special Olympics bowling competition held at the AMF Airport Lanes in Cheektowaga, N.Y., on January 31 and February 7. The Special Olympics is one of many community organizations actively supported by Buffalo Sector Border Patrol.
Niagara Falls Station Deputy Patrol Agent in Charge, Jeff Wilson, said, “The U.S. Border Patrol is committed to improving the quality of life in our area through law enforcement duties, and by charitable contributions and becoming involved with our community.”
U.S. Customs and Border Protection welcomes assistance from the community. Citizens can report suspicious activity to the Border Patrol and remain anonymous by calling 1-800-331-0353 toll free.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.