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Latest News Wires Border Patrol reiterates restrictions on use of deadly force

Following criticisms that Border Patrol agents are too trigger-happy, the agency's chief sent an internal memo reminding agents of official policies. Since 2010, 10 people have been killed in incidents involving rock-throwing at Border Patrol agents.

By Brian SkoloffAssociated Press / March 8, 2014

The federal government on Friday released the U.S. Border Patrol's use-of-force policies while the agency's chief issued a directive that reiterates how personnel should respond to threats amid mounting criticism of excessive force and lack of transparency.