Welcome to the only event directly supporting state and local law enforcement efforts in securing our nation’s southwest border.

Scrutiny of the southwest border protection initiatives have been growing in recent years, particularly due to a surge in transnational crime, the emergence of sophisticated terror organizations, the threat of lone wolves and malicious actors, and other illicit activity.

Consequently, we discuss macro strategies to better protect our borders. However, the men and women that are in the field, risking their lives on a daily basis, require advanced capabilities that can be tactically executed… today.

Southwest Border Security Week 2016 will bring together the key stakeholders with direct responsibility for finding workable solutions to border protection challenges and that can be implemented in the field.

Don’t miss the only border security event located on the border as we head to McAllen, TX to discuss requirements for developing the tools, technologies, and techniques that will support our state, local, and federal law enforcement leaders in the field as they tackle one of our nation’s most difficult challenges!

Topics we’ll cover during the main conference include:


Data Management: Information Sharing to Facilitate Law Enforcement Operations


Border Patrol Operations, Equipping our LEO for success


Tunnel Detection Strategies


Local Sheriff Panel - Local Initiatives and Strategies


Unmanned Vehicles in Air, Ground, and Sea


WMD Security along the Border


Facilitating Trade and Travel while Halting Illegal Activity


Biometrics in Law Enforcement


FMonitoring the Waterways: Enforcement on the Sea and Rivers


Clearing the Backlog of Immigration Court Cases: Strategies for Streamlining


Border Security from the Other Side: Collaboration with our Mexican Allies


….and many more!

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