TABLE 1


TABLE 1
DATA ON APPREHENSIONS OF UNAUTHORIZED CROSSERS BY U.S. BORDER PATROL AGENTS ALONG THE U.S.-MEXICO BORDER, BY FISCAL YEAR
Fiscal Year Apprehensions Linewatch Hours
Total Linewatch
19851,183,351667,3111,913,023
19861,615,844946,9502,401,615
19871,122,067755,1432,566,397
1988942,561613,9422,065,232
1989852,506521,8992,436,788
19901,031,195668,2822,549,137
19911,065,223711,8082,390,500
19921,145,573814,2902,386,888
19931,212,886840,3262,713,024
1994979,101687,1633,074,060
19951,271,390958,9003,397,049
19961,507,0201,114,0894,073,542
19971,368,7071,019,7874,807,669
1998*717,971553,2442,926,964

*Fiscal year 1998 data only includes Oct. 97-Mar. 98.

Source: U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service

















TABLE 2


TABLE 2
POPULATION CENTERS ALONG THE U.S.-MEXICO BORDER
1995 DATA
Mexican City Population Corresponding
U.S. City
Tijuana989,287San Diego, CA
Tecate62,617Tecate, CA
Méxicali695,805Calexico, CA
San Luis Rio Colorado132,782San Luis, AZ
Nogales133,359Nogales, AZ
Aqua Prieta56,228Douglas, AZ
General Plutarco Elías Calles (Soinita)10,351Soinita, AZ
Naco4,912Naco, AZ
Juárez1,010,533El, Paso, TX
Ojinaga23,585Presidio, TX
Ciudad Acun˙AE6a81,577Del Rio, TX
Piedras Negras116,097Eagle Pass, TX
Nuevo Laredo274,913Laredo, TX
Mier6,270Roma, TX
Miguel Alemán:22,363Roma, TX
Ciudad Camargo15,309Rio Grande City, TX
Reynosa336,732Hidalgo, TX
Matamoros363,236Brownsville, TX

Source: INEGI, Conteo de Poblacíon y Vivienda 1995: Resultados Preliminares. Aguascalientes, Ags., México, 1996

















TABLE 3


TABLE 3
ESTIMATE OF STAFFING LEVEL REQUIREMENTS BY SECTOR
Position Del Rio El Centro El Paso Laredo Marfa McAllen San Diego Tucson Yuma U.S.-Mexico Border
Sector headquarters
Chief
Deputy Chief
Assistant Chief
Public Information Officers
Ongoing officer training
Pilots30303030303030303030
All stations
Patrol Agent in Charge1012111111111111
Asst Patrol Agent in Charge1012111111111111
Watch Commander/FOS50206040555555555555
Flexible response/anti-smuggling80329664888888888888
Horse/motorcycle/ATV patrols80329664888888888888
Intelligence202416222222222222
Sensor crew202416222222222222
Special projects1012111111111111
Rural line stations only
Easy areas (1 agent every 10 miles)559953201201201201201201
Medium (1 agent every 5 miles)2510191919191919
Difficult (1 agent every mile)437351226301
Ports/gates (4 agent per port/gate)206020120120120120120120
Back-up/transport/processing1208016040280280280280280280
Urban line stations only
Easy areas (4 agents per mile)331141
Medium areas (8 agents per mile)361241161404040404040
Difficult areas (12 agents per mile)
Bike patrol804012080404040404040
Highway/bus/train/airport check804012080404040404040
Back-up/transport/processing804012080404040404040
Fences/lights/cameras
Checkpoints only
Patrol agents—secondary roads240200120160160160160160160
Agents—'Interstate/primary roads12018060606060606060
Major freeways (California only)
K-9 handlers—secondary1513101010101010
K-9 handlers—primary/interstate1015
K-9 handlers—freeways
Totals8604931,104737397397397397397397


















TABLE 4


TABLE 4
DATA USED IN ESTIMATING STAFFING LEVEL REQUIREMENTS BY SECTOR
Position Del Rio El Centro El Paso Laredo Marfa McAllen San Diego Tucson Yuma U.S.-Mexico Border
Number of stations1012111111111111
Number of urban line stations
Number of rural line stations
Number of rural ports, gates and dams
Number of urban miles (easy)22
Line agents/urban mile (easy)
Number of urban miles (medium)
Line agents/urban mile (medium)
Number of urban miles (difficult)
Line agents/urban mile (difficult)12121212121212121212
Number of rural miles (easy)109197106400400400400400400
Number of rural miles (medium)2510191919191919
Number of rural miles (hard)87704560
Checkpoints (secondary roads)
Checkpoints (primary roads/interstates)
Checkpoints (California freeways)
Shifts necessary for 24-hour coverage5.025.025.025.025.025.025.025.025.025.02
Agents per unit (except pilots)
Pilots per unit
Checkpoint multiplier (primary/inter)1.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.51.5
Checkpoint multiplier (freeway)


















TABLE 5


TABLE 5
SUMMARY TABLE BY SECTOR
Sector Border Miles Estimated Number of Agents   Required
Urban Rural
Del Rio1961,813
El Centro701,075
El Paso222672,052
Laredo111761,426
Marfa4191,367
McAllen222582,767
San Diego16502,334
Tucson132372,512
Yuma109787
Total1031,78216,133


















TABLE 6


FIGURE 1:
Typical Sector/Station Staffing Tree
SECTOR HEADQUARTERS
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Chief Patrol Agent (CPA)
Deputy Chief Patrol Agent (DCPA)
Assistant Chief Patrol Agents (ACPAs):
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Detail agents:Shift agents:
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Public InformationPilots/observers
Training
STATIONS
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Patrol Agent in Charge (PAIC)
Assistant Patrol Agent in Charge (APAIC)
Watch Commanders/Field Operation   Supervision (FOSs)
e
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Detail agents:Shift agents:
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IntelligenceLine agents (rural or urban)
Sensor crewBack-up/transport/processing agents
Special projectsBike patrol*
Flexible response/anti-smugglingHighway/bus/train/airport check*
Horse/ATV/motorbikeCheckpoint agents**
Fence/lights/cameras*K-9 handlers**

*Fense/lights/camera details, bike patrols, and highway/bus/train/airport check units in urban line stations only.

**Checkpoint agents and K-9 handlers in stations with checkpoints only.

















TABLE 7


FIGURE 2
Border Patrol stations in the 9 southwestern border sectors
SAN DIEGOEL PASODEL RIO
Brown Field, CAAlamogordo, NMAbilene, TX
Campo, CAAlbuquerque, NMBrackettville, TX
Chula Vista, CACarlsbad, NMCarrizo Springs, TX
El Cajon, CADemming, NMComstock, TX
Imperial Beach, CAEl Paso, TXDel Rio, TX
San Clemente, CAFabens, TXEagle Pass, TX
Temecula, CAFort Hancock, TXLlano, TX
Las Cruces, NMRocksprings, TX
EL CENTROLordsburg, NMSan Angelo, TX
Calexico, CASanta Teresa, NMUvalde, TX
El Centro, CATruth or Consequence, NM
Indio, CAYsleta, TXLAREDO
Riverside, CACotulla, TX
MARFADallas, TX
YUMAAmarillo, TXFreer, TX
Blythe, CAAlpine, TXHebbronville, TX
Wellton, AZFort Stockton, TXLaredo North, TX
Yuma, AZLubbock, TXLaredo South, TX
Marfa, TXZapata, TX
TUCSONMidland, TXSan Antonio, TX
Ajo, AZ Pecos, TX
Casa Grande, AZPresidio, TXMCALLEN
Douglas, AZSierra Blanca, TXBrownsville, TX
Naco, AZSanderson, TXCorpus Christi, TX
Nogales, AZVan Horn, TXFalfurrias, TX
Phoenix, AZHarlingen, TX
Sonoita, AZKingsville City, TX
Tucson, AZMcAllen, TX
Willcox, AZMercedes, TX
Port Isabel, TX
Rio Grande City, TX