In his discussion, Chief Colburn focused on the importance of manpower, technology, and infrastructure in ensuring efficient Border Patrol operations. Citing recent developments of unaccompanied children arriving at the U.S. border, Chief Colburn emphasized the importance of building cross-border relationships to facilitate the transfer of information and safely conduct daily business. He also singled out biometrics as filling an important need for law enforcement agencies and encouraged widespread use of biometric technologies and systems in the future.
Altogether, Chief Colburn’s presentation covered critical elements of border protection and allowed attendees of the Summit to learn from a seasoned expert on border issues.
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