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CBP Cross Border Podcast: Northern Border - New York
13 minutes | Sep 6, 2022
17 Suicide Prevention Part 2
September is National Suicide Prevention Month. This is part 2 of a 2 part series on Suicide awareness and prevention. In this episode we talk about the Resilience Skills Training provided by CBP, the importance of financial planning and we hear again from Dr. Kent Corso. Please also check out the CBP Suicide Awareness and Prevention Podcast.
13 minutes | Sep 1, 2022
16 Suicide Prevention Part 1
September is National Suicide Prevention Month. This is part 1 of a 2 part series on Suicide awareness and prevention. In this episode we hear from a Behavioral Psychologist, and a few CBP employees that serve collaterally as Chaplain, Peer Support and Veteran Support Program members. Please also check out the CBP Suicide Awareness and Prevention Podcast.
11 minutes | Jan 18, 2022
15 Marine Interdiction On the Great Lakes
This week we celebrate the 16-year anniversary of Air and Marine Operations, one of the three uniformed law enforcement components of CBP. In this episode Supervisory Marine Interdiction Agent Shawn Considine from the Great Lakes Marine Branch explains what it’s like to be an Agent with Air and Marine Operations.
3 minutes | Nov 4, 2021
14 Non-Essential Travel Resumes, What You Need To Know
Beginning November 8, 2021, foreign nationals traveling to the U.S. for non-essential reasons are required to be fully vaccinated. Listen to learn more about these new requirements and how to be prepared.
15 minutes | Oct 6, 2021
13 Border Patrol, Buffalo Sector
In this episode we meet a Special Operations Supervisor with Buffalo Sector Border Patrol to discuss the history of the Border Patrol, the role they continue to play in securing our nation's borders and we get some insight into what it's like being a Border Patrol Agent up here on the Northern border.
16 minutes | Mar 18, 2021
12 Hey, There‘s a Kid in the Car
An off duty CBP Officer in Houston, TX leaves work to pick up his kids from daycare. When he gets there, he notices something strange. A man gets out of a car, announces "Hey, there's a kid in the car," and walks away. In this episode CBPO DeBottis speaks with Deputy Executive Assistant Commissioner of Office of Field Operations, Diane J. Sabatino, and tells the story of what happened next.
17 minutes | Mar 12, 2021
11 CBP: Real People, Real Stories
CBP has a story to tell, and that's what we try to do with this podcast. But to tell the full story, we must also drill down into the individual stories of those that make up the CBP workforce. This is the first in what will likely be a series of personal background stories, told by CBP employees themselves. This one comes from Assistant Director of Field Operations, Tinesha Cherry, from the Detroit Field Office. Her story is moving, inspiratonal and perfectly epitomizes the leadership qualities that CBP strives to foster and promote.
6 minutes | Jan 20, 2021
10 A New Year
We speak with the Buffalo Field Office, Director of Field Operations, Rose Brophy about the challenges CBP faced in 2020, and her hopes for 2021.
7 minutes | Sep 29, 2020
09 Recent Increase in Narcotic Seizures
This past fiscal year, narcotic seizures at ports of entry within the Buffalo Field Office, especially at the Port of Buffalo, have increased by more than 1,000%. In this episode we discuss some of these record breaking discoveries, and talk about what CBP is doing about it.
7 minutes | May 14, 2020
08 Never Forgotten; Customs Inspector Orville A. Preuster
This week is National Police Week. A time to remember the ultimate sacrifice made by our country's fallen officers. In this episode we tell the story of one of our own, who was murdered in cold blood, back in 1925.
12 minutes | May 6, 2020
07 Special Ep: COVID-19 and Border Security
In this episode Public Affairs Officer Aaron Bowker discusses the Buffalo Field Office's efforts to protect the traveling public, as well as the CBP workforce during this COVID-19 public health crisis, and answers some frequently asked questions.
12 minutes | Mar 18, 2020
06 What is an Import Specialist?
In this episode we explore another unique position within CBP; Import Specialist. So what is an Import Specialist, and what do they do? We asked Assistant Center Director, Bob Bekalarski to answer that very question for us.
8 minutes | Feb 21, 2020
05 Lewiston Bridge Construction Project
We speak to Chief CBP Officers about the ongoing construction of the new facilities at the Lewiston Bridge. They explain the many improvements the new layout will have.
17 minutes | Nov 27, 2019
04 What is an Agriculture Specialist?
We talk about the job of an Agriculture Specialist. What they do. Why they do it. And what could potentially happen if they didn't. The stakes are higher than you might realize.
9 minutes | Nov 15, 2019
03 A Warning About Your Out of State Gun Permit in New York
A New York State Trooper speaks with us about the laws regarding out of state gun permits and travel to or though New York State. There's alot here that you need to know before traveling into New York with your weapon.
7 minutes | Nov 8, 2019
02 CBP Recruits and Supports Veterans
For Veterans Day we discuss CBP's very active veteran recruitment efforts, the various benefits enjoyed by veteran applicants and new hires, and we describe how and why the new CBP Veteran Support Program began, to further support all of our CBP vets. To all active military members and veterans... We thank you for your service.
18 minutes | Oct 11, 2019
01 Myths and Misconceptions Debunked
We sit down with Chief Customs and Border Protection Officer Aaron Bowker to talk about a few of the most common misconceptions travelers tend to have when crossing into the U.S. Music: Mario Bava Sleeps In a Little Later Than He Expected To by Chris Zabriskie Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/... Music provided by FreeMusic109 https://youtube.com/FreeMusic109
5 minutes | Oct 11, 2019
This new podcast aims to be a source of information and interesting stories about U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the agency tasked with protecting the U.S. at it's ports of entry. Follow or Subscribe. Music: Mario Bava Sleeps In a Little Later Than He Expected To by Chris Zabriskie Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/... Music provided by FreeMusic109 https://youtube.com/FreeMusic109
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