Arizona Sheriff: Border Patrol Has Retreated from Parts of Border Because It’s Too Dangerous’

Terence P. Jeffrey
CNS News
Aug 14, 2010

Sheriff Larry Dever of Cochise County, Ariz., one of four Arizona counties contiguous with the U.S-Mexico border, said Friday that the U.S. Border Patrol has pulled back from parts of the border in his and neighboring counties because manning those areas has become too dangerous.

“And you frankly have Border Patrolmenand I know this from talking to Border Patrol agentswho will not allow their agents to work on the border because it is too dangerous, Dever told in a videotaped interview. “Now what kind of message is that for crying out loud?

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