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CBP Statement on Deployment of CBP Personnel in Washington, DC

Release Date: 
June 1, 2020

WASHINGTON - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has deployed uniformed personnel from throughout the National Capital Region to CBP Headquarters in Washington, D.C. This action is necessary to support our law enforcement partners in their efforts to prevent any further civil unrest in the D.C area. It is our sincere hope that local protests remain peaceful and without incident. Our brave CBP agents, officers and operators stand ready to assist in protecting our law enforcement partners from any lawless rioting, domestic acts of terrorism, and other criminal activities. CBP will do our part to prevent any harm to citizens and the destruction of property.

 

Last modified: 
June 1, 2020