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A CBP air interdiction agent patrols the sky in a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter. (photo by Josh Denmark)
CBP marine interdiction agent patrol the waters off San Diego.
Two CBP marine unit Midnight Express boats patrol the waters off Miami.
A CBP marine interdiction agent on patrol along the coast of Puerto Rico.
A CBP surveillance plane readies for takeoff. (photo by Josh Denmark)
A CBP Air unit Citation Jet patrols the waters off of a National Park of the United States.
A CBP UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter flies over an island in Puerto Rico searching for people seeking asylum in the U.S.
The Pilatus PC-12, multirole enforcement aircraft can deploy rapidly and operate safely in remote areas. It provides mission versatility, including air interdiction and aerial surveillance to the fleet of A&M aircraft.
Customs and Border Protection works side by side with interagency partners at the Caribbean Air and Marine Operations Center.
The P-3 Airborne Early Warning Aircraft is utilized primarily for long-range patrols along the entire U.S. border, and in source and transit zone countries, throughout Central and South America.
UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter with tactical agents demonstrating fast-rope techniques.
Two CBP Marine unit Midnight Express boats patrol the waters off of Florida's shores.
A CBP Black Hawk helicopter conducts a familiarization flight near New York City a few days prior to this year's Super Bowl.
Two CBP marine interceptor vessels patrol the waters off of the U.S.
A CBP Cessna C-550 Citation patrolling the seas.
A CBP Bell Huey II readies for takeoff. (photo by Josh Denmark)
A CBP midnight express' in pursuit along the northern border region.
A CBP UH-60 Black Hawk flies over the northern border near the Washington-Canada border.
A CBP AW-139 helicopter lands in a remote area.
The P-3 Long Range Tracker Aircraft detects and tracks multiple targets and the accompanying aircraft intercepts, identifies and tracks those suspect targets.
A pair of CBP's unmanned aircraft in Sierra Vista, Ariz.
Two CBP Air unit UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters patrol the southwest border region.
CBP planes patrol the airspace near the southwest border.
A CBP AS-350 A-Star helicopter conducts routine patrol in San Diego.