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Narcotics in, money and arms out

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What are the greatest threats facing the Big Bend Sector at the US-Mexico border? IDGA’s @DefenseInsider recently spoke with Mr. John Smietana, Chief Patrol Agent, Big Bend Sector, US Border Patrol to find out how the US Border Patrol along the Southwest border is equipping itself with the strategies necessary to mitigate the threats of transnational criminal organizations (TCOs). Mr Smietana discusses the four major TCOs operating near the border and explains the implementation of the National Strategic Plan and the benefits of using the geospatial mapping program. Mr Smietana will be speaking at IDGA's Border Management Conference & Technology Expo taking place October 15th-17th, 2012 in El Paso, TX. Listen up!

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