Ariz. Sheriff Dever: Others Back Me on Border Patrol's No-Arrest Orders on Illegals

Wednesday, 20 Apr 2011 11:26 AM

By Andra Varin

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Sheriff Larry Dever of Cochise County, Ariz., says a flood of federal and local law enforcement officers are coming forward to back his claim that the U.S. Border Patrol is directing them to stop arresting immigrants who cross over from Mexico illegally.

Sheriff Larry Dever, illegals, border patrol
Sheriff Larry Dever: Illiegal immigrants just turn around and come back.
In effect, the Border Patrol has ordered other agencies to turn the illegal immigrants back to Mexico instead of apprehending them, Dever told Fox News. The problem with that is that they simply turn around and try again, he said.

Dever said he is not the only law enforcement agent chafing at this. He shared messages he has received from other officers with Fox News.

“Upper management has advised supervisors to have agents ‘turn back South’ [TBS] the illegal aliens [aka bodies] they detect attempting to unlawfully enter the country . . . at times you even hear supervisors order the agents over the radio to 'TBS' the aliens instead of catching them,” one San Diego border agent wrote in an email to Dever.

“This only causes more problems as the aliens, as you know, don't just go back to Mexico and give up. They keep trying, sometimes without 10 minutes in-between attempts, to cross illegally,” said the email.

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Full Holiday Menu for Obamas, Plus 6 Pies

Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 20:59 PM

President Barack Obama spent a quiet Thanksgiving at the White House where the belly-stuffing menu featured all the holi . . .

NFL Urges Lame-Duck Congress to Renew Terrorism Risk Insurance

Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 20:21 PM

The National Football League has joined a growing coalition of business groups across the country to urge Congress to pa . . .

Alaska Pot Backer Ordered to Comply With Subpoena

Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 19:11 PM

A campaign-finance investigation is moving forward against an Alaska television reporter who quit her job on-air and vow . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved