U.S. Customs and Border Protection release four 'use of force' case summaries

Posted at 2:37 PM, Apr 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-05 11:31:50-04

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection released four Use of Force case summaries today on

The cases detail the National Use of Force Review Board's findings and if the NUFRB has any recommended improvements and updates to policies, training, tactics, and equipment.

The summaries are from use of force incidents that happened on Dec. 2, 2012, in Sasabe Arizona: March 10, 2015, in Alpine, California; Oct. 15, 2015, in Calexico, California; and April 7, 2016, in Arizona City, Arizona.

CBP established the NUFRB in 2014 to increase accountability and transparency, the board regularly meets, reviews, and gives recommendations after use of force incidents that have been cleared of prosecution by a U.S. Attorney, state or local prosecutor.

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