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CBP Recruiting for America’s “First Line of Defense”


February 1, 2016

YUMA, Arizona – Customs and Border Protection is looking for candidates to fill positions as Border Patrol agents and CBP officers. Individuals interested in becoming part of “America’s first line of defense” are encouraged to visit with recruiters Saturday, January 30, between noon and 4:00 p.m., in the village area between Harkins Theatre and the roundabout in Yuma Palms Regional Center.

Qualified candidates must be between the ages of 18 and 37 (waivers possible for veterans) and in excellent physical condition.

Yuma Sector’s canine team will also conduct demonstrations; and the Border Patrol Search, Trauma and Rescue (BORSTAR) will display and illustrate important equipment used to save lives.

For more information, call CBP’s Office of Field Operations, national recruiting, at (520) 407-2369.

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General Information Flyer


Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents effectively combat smuggling organizations attempting to illegally transport people and contraband through southwestern Arizona and California. All persons, drugs and vehicles are processed per Yuma Sector guidelines. Citizens can help the Border Patrol and U.S. Customs and Border Protection by calling 1-866-999-8727 toll-free to report suspicious activity. Callers can remain anonymous.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between official ports of entry. CBP strives to keep terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.



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