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Murder Capital

A tumbleweed and a helicopter in the background. Helicopters have been a very important tool for the Customs and Border Protection agency in their hunt for smugglers and human traffickers. El Paso, TX.

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El Paso is under constant threat due to its close proximity to Ciudad Juarez, the murder capital of the world. CBP agents face constant challenges from the spillage of Mexican drug cartel violence and human trafficking into the United States. Agents track down two illegal immigrants hiding in a school parking lot, discover a gas tank filled with 45 pounds of marijuana and catch two Guatemalan brothers crossing the border illegally.