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On a Typical Day in Fiscal Year 2015, CBP...

Processed:

  • 1,048,632 passengers and pedestrians
    • 308,234 incoming international air passengers and crew
    • 54,236 passengers and crew on arriving ship/boat
    • 686,162 incoming land travelers
  • 72,179 truck, rail, and sea containers
  • 282,252 incoming privately owned vehicles

Conducted:

  • 924 apprehensions between U.S. ports of entry
  • 23 arrests of wanted criminals at U.S. ports of entry
  • 367 refusals of inadmissible persons at U.S. ports of entry

Discovered:

  • 470 pests at U.S. ports of entry and 4,548 materials for quarantine: plant, meat, animal byproduct, and soil

Seized:

  • 9,435 pounds of drugs
  • $356,396 in undeclared or illicit currency
  • $3.7 million worth of products with Intellectual Property Rights violations

Identified:

  • 600 individuals with suspected national security concerns

Intercepted:

  • 26 fraudulent documents

Employed 59,472 men and women, including:

  • 22,947 CBP officers
  • 2,413 CBP Agriculture specialists
  • 20,183 Border Patrol agents
  • 691 Air Interdiction agents (pilots)
  • 333 Marine Interdiction agents
  • 148 Aviation Enforcement officers

Deployed:

  • More than 807 canine teams and 379 horse patrols

Flew:

  • 225 hours enforcement missions over the United States

Underway (float):

  • 80 float hours-enforcement missions in the United States

Conducted operations at:

  • 47 countries with more than 800 CBP employees working internationally
  • 328 ports of entry
  • 135 Border Patrol stations and 6 substations within 20 sectors, with 35 permanent checkpoints
  • 14 Air and Marine branches, 5 National Security Operations, and 1 Air and Marine Operations Center

(Based on FY 2015 Data)

Last modified: 
February 6, 2017