Category Archives: Gender Discrimination

The Border Patrol Needs to Hire, Retain, Mentor, Promote More Female Agents

In 2016 the percentage of female agents remains at 5% although the Border Patrol continues to attempt to recruit additional women.  Somehow this process just never seems to work very well, neither the recruiting, the retaining, the mentoring, or promoting … Continue reading

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After Nine Decades, New Female Border Patrol Chief at Nogales: Part Six of One of the Border Patrol’s Dirty Little Secrets

It’s always a great day when an experienced law enforcement professional is promoted to a challenging new position.  And it was a great day on Friday when Leslie M. Lawson was formally sworn in as the Patrol Agent in Charge … Continue reading

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