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    T X Mexico Border Security Update7 19 10 T X Mexico Border Security Update7 19 10 Presentation Transcript

    • Texas/Mexico Border Security Update FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY
    • Governor’s Guidance“Using intelligence, available stateassets, and a new command andcontrol structure, we are going totake back our border from those whoexploit it.” Governor Rick Perry
    • Border Security Threat MatrixEnterprises Activities ToolsCartels Crimes Against People Vehicles Gulf Cartel Violent Crimes Cars Los Zetas Murder Trucks / Containers Sinaloa Cartel (CGO) Assassinations Boats Torture Juarez Cartel (VCF) Aircraft Beheadings Tijuana Cartel Kidnapping CommunicationsTrans-National Gangs Human Smuggling Cell Phones (disposable) Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) Drugs / Contraband Secure Radios Barrio Aztecas (BA) Identity Theft Calling Cards Mexikanemi Internet Hermanos de Pistoleros Latinos Crimes Against Property Intelligence (HPLS) Vehicle theft for smuggling Infrastructure destruction Scouts Texas Syndicate Infrastructure denial Sensors Tango Blast Cyber attacks Monitors Tri-City Bombers Property theft / destruction Human Sources Aryan Brotherhood Money Laundering Terrorism Attacks CashOther Drug Trafficking Explosives Gift Cards Organizations (DTOs) Chemical Pre-paid Credit Cards Biological Wire Transfers RadiologicalTerrorists Lodging/Storage Nuclear Al Qaeda and Sunni Terrorist Safe Houses Toxic Industrial Chemicals Hamas Stash/Warehouses Hezbollah
    • Threat
    • Threat Corridors
    • Major Conflict States (Red)
    • Threat•Powerful and ruthless Mexican crime organizations such as the Gulf, Juarez, Los Zetas and Sinaloa Cartels dominate the lucrative U.S. drug and human smuggling market and constitute a public safety and homeland security threat to the U.S.•Mexican crime organizations utilize former military commandos such as the Zetas and Kaibiles, and transnational gangs, such as the Barrio Azteca, Texas Syndicate, MS-13 and the Mexican Mafia to support their operations on both sides of the border.
    • Transnational Threat• Every major gang in the State of Texas is connected to Mexican cartel smuggling operations. These gangs are responsible for a disproportionate amount of the violent crimes in our communities.
    • Gang Recruitment of TeensCartel hires Laredo teen as hit manHouston ChronicleGabriel Cardona, who is now 20, was charged with killing fivepeople in the span of 10 months. So far, he’s pleaded guilty totwo murder charges and faces three more.Cardona was the “hookup,” the connection between a high-level drug trafficker in Mexico and a rotating cast of teenagers Gabriel Cardonaand young men who act as assassins on the U.S. side of theborder.At least one, Rosalio Reta, a 17 year old Houston native, wastrained at a Gulf Cartel camp in Mexico.- Recruitment profile: American kids, age 17-24- Dubbed “Zetillas” – slang for “Baby Zetas” Rosalio Reta- Generally receive $5,000 - $50,000 for murder,depending on their role and target
    • Gang Recruitment of TeensTeen made $50,000 smuggling drugsacross borderEl Paso, Texas (CNN), April 21, 2009Danny Santos, now 21, says he became one of thethousands of American and Mexican teenagersrecruited into the dangerous world of drug smuggling.USBP officials in El Paso and San Diego report that inrecent months, they’ve seen a rise in the number of juvenile drug smugglersgetting busted at border checkpoints.At age 15, Santos says he met “a guy” at a party who introduced himto drug kingpins in Ciudad Juarez, MX.He was arrested once, but spent only a few days in jail. He said charges weredropped because he wasyounger than 18 when arrested and juvenile cases are sealed.
    • Threat Gang Recruitment of TeensTeen drug-smuggling arrests jump El Paso Times, March 30, 2009 EL PASO -- More juvenile drug smugglers have been arrested in March on the El Paso border than in the last two months combined, USBP officials said. There have been 17 accused smugglers age 17 and younger arrested in March compared with five in February and seven in January
    • Violence in MexicoThe body count continues to rise in Mexico asa result of cartel activity: Juarez Mexico 2008 1,609 6,290 2009: 2,657 7,724 2010: 1,631* 6,248** *As of 13 Jul 2010 **As of 15 Jul 2010
    • Reynosa Shootout: February 17-18, 2009 Across from McAllen, TX.
    • Reynosa Shootout: February 17-18, 2009
    • Reynosa Shootout: February 17-18, 2009
    • Reynosa Shootout: February 17-18, 2009
    • Reynosa Shootout: February 17-18, 2009
    • Reynosa Shootout: February 17-18, 2009
    • Matamoros Shootout: September 4, 2009 Across from Brownsville, TX.
    • Matamoros Shootout: September 4, 2009
    • Matamoros Shootout: September 4, 2009
    • Matamoros Shootout: September 4, 2009
    • Matamoros Shootout: September 4, 2009
    • Matamoros Shootout: September 4, 2009
    • Matamoros Shootout: September 4, 2009
    • Michoacan: September 2006Terror Tactics
    • Horizon City, TexasKidnapping: September 2009
    • Juarez: September 2009Across from El Paso
    • Juarez: October 2009
    • Juarez: January 2010Teen birthday party massacre 16 killed, 12 injured
    • Vehicle Borne IED 15 Jul 2010 Juarez, Mexico
    • TexasResponse….
    • Operation RIO GRANDEBorder Operation Characteristics Dallam Sherman Hansford Ochiltree Lipscomb • 5 Border Sectors / 1 Corridor Hartley Moore Hutchinson Roberts Hemphill 287 • 8-24 Days in Duration Oldham Potter Carson Gray Wheeler June –October 2006 • June 2 – October 8, 2006 40 $9.7m Deaf Smith Randall Armstrong Donley Collingsworth • Local, State, Federal 27 Parmer Castro Swisher Briscoe Hall Childress Hardeman • Intelligence Based Operation EL 84 PASO Bailey Lamb Hale Floyd Motley Cottle Wilbarger Foard Wichita Clay Montague Lamar Cooke Cochran Hockley Lubbock Crosby Dickens King Knox Baylor Archer 287 Grayson Fannin Red River Bowie Delta 35 Franklin Yoakum Operation BIG Terry Lynn Garza Kent Stonewall Haskell Throckmorton Young Jack Wise Denton Collin Titus Morris Hunt Hopkins Cass 30 Camp Gaines BEND 87 84 Dawson Borden Scurry Fisher Jones Shackelford Stephens Palo Pinto Parker Tarrant Dallas Rockwall Rains Van Zandt Wood Upshur Marion Dona Ana Kaufman Harrison Gregg Hood Andrews Martin Howard Mitchell Nolan Taylor Callahan Eastland 35W Johnson Ellis 20 Smith 20 Luna Operation DEL RIO Erath Somervell Hill 35E Navarro Henderson Rusk Panola Comanche Bosque Cherokee Loving Winkler a Midland Glasscock Sterling Coke Runnels Coleman Anderson El Paso Brown Shelby Hamilton Freestone Nacogdoches McLennan Hidalgo Hudspeth Culberson Ward Crane 87 Mills Limestone San Augustine Upton Reagan Tom Green Coryell Houston 20 Concho Operation Leon Sabine Irion Falls Reeves Angelina McCulloch San Saba 10 Lampasas Bell 35 45 Trinity Robertson Jasper MadisonOperation DEL RIO Pecos Pecos 10 Schleicher Menard Burnet Milam CORRIDOR Polk Tyler Newton Jeff Davis Crockett Sutton Mason Llano TBSOC Williamson Brazos Grimes Walker San Jacinto June 2-27, 2006 Kimble Burleson Hardin Blanco Travis Montgomery Lee Gillespie Terrell Washington Liberty Orange BastropOperation LAREDO Presidio Kerr Hays Waller Val Verde Val Verde Edwards Kendall Austin Jefferson Fayette Harris Brewster Real Comal Caldwell Bandera 10 Chambers July 8-20, 2006 Bexar Guadalupe Gonzales Lavaca Colorado Fort Bend 59 Galveston Kinney Uvalde Medina Wharton Wilson BrazoriaOperation EL PASO Atascosa 37 Karnes DeWitt Jackson Matagorda Zavala Frio August 3-17, 2006 Maverick 35 Goliad Victoria Calhoun Dimmit La Salle Bee RefugioOperation BIG BEND McMullen Live Oak 77Aransas August 17-30, 2006 Webb Duval Jim Wells 281 San Patricio NuecesOperation VALLEY STAR Operation LAREDO Kleberg Operation VALLEY September 8-22, 2006 Zapata Jim Hogg Brooks Kenedy 77 STAROperation CORRIDOR Starr Hidalgo Willacy October 1-8, 2006 Cameron
    • Operation WRANGLER $6,043,937 Jan. – Apr. 2007 Began January 2007SOs throughoutall participating counties
    • Operation WRANGLER ResourcesTexas DPS (Night) Law Enforcement Agencies4 X Helicopters 90 Sheriff Departments ICE 138 Police Departments US Postal ServiceTexas CAP (Day) National Park Service DPS THP6 X Fixed Wing DPS CLE Railroad PoliceTexas Parks and Wildlife Texas Parks and Wildlife TSA8 X Patrol Boats Texas Cattleman’s Asso FBITexas Task Force - 1 DEA2 X Patrol BoatsCBP Air & Marine (Day / Night) US Coast Guard Law Enforcement / Texas Military Forces23 X Helicopters 3 X Helicopters • Local Law Enforcement18 X Fixed Wing 3 X Fixed Wing - 1854 Personnel, 512 Vehicles17 X Patrol Boats 8 X Patrol Boats • State Law EnforcementTexas Military Forces (Aviation Forces) - 359 personnel, 223 vehiclesOperation JUMP START (Night Operations) • Federal Law Enforcement - 10 X Helicopters - 2370 Personnel, 560 VehiclesOperation WRANGLER (Day) •Texas Military Forces (Operations JUMP START) - 5 X Helicopters - 1707 personnel, 751 vehicles - 6 X Fixed Wing •Texas Military Forces (Operation WRANGLER) - 604 personnel , 154 vehiclesTexas Military Forces (Ground Forces)Total Forces – 2311 (Operation JUMP START and WRANGLER) Total: 6894 personnel,Operation JUMP START – 1707 Guardsmen - 644 (Armed Border Security) 2200 vehiclesOperation WRANGLER – 604 Guardsmen - 356 (Armed Border Security) Aviation – Maritime Assets - 10 Security Platoons Local, State and Federal Aviation / Maritime - 2 Quick Reaction Force Platoons - 45 Helicopters - 4 Logistic Support Bases - 33 Fixed Wing Aircraft - 35 Patrol Boats / Ships
    • Texas Response ( 2008-2009)$110 million from 80th Texas Legislature has enabled:• Border-wide continuous operations with no break• Interagency participation Federal; State; Local• Seamless sharing of information Operation• Additional boots on the BORDER STAR Wal ker ground (overtime) Guadalu Border pe• Rapid re-direction of Operations resources and assets• Deployment of technology
    • Texas Response (2008-2009) Legislative funds provided:• 186 additional DPS Troopers, Investigators, Texas Rangers and support personnel• 45 additional Game Wardens• Four state-of-the-art helicopters• Six Joint Operations Intelligence Centers to support coordinated patrol operations• A Border Security Operations Center to support border- wide information sharing and operations• Law enforcement equipment, such as in-car computers, radio communications towers and radios, four-wheel drive vehicles, body armor, and weapons• Overtime and operational costs for local and state law enforcement
    • Texas Response (2008-2009)Boots on the GroundAdditional resources for overtime significantly increased patrol hours on the border:• 540,115 additional local enforcement hours• 472,644 additional Texas Highway Patrol hours• 49,572 additional Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Warden patrol hours• 10,056 additional DPS Aviation hours
    • Laredo Laredo PD Coastal Bend Karnes CO SO CBP Gonzales CO SO CBP Pearsall PD EPIC DeWitt CO EPIC Dilly PD HIDTA Lavaca CO SO DPS Freer PD Operation Dallam Hartley Sherman Moore 287 Hansford Hutchinson Ochiltree Roberts Lipscomb Hemphill TPWD TMF Duval CO SO Frio PD USCG NPS DPS Refugio CO SO Jackson CO SO Victoria CO SO TPWD Calhoun CO SO Border Star Oldham Deaf Smith 40 Potter Randall Carson Armstrong Gray Donley Wheeler Collingsworth Frio CO SO Jim Hogg CO SO La Salle CO SO TMF Nueces CO SO Live Oak CO SO Jim Wells CO SO Kleberg CO SO Aransas CO SO Participants Parmer Bailey Castro Lamb Swisher 27 Hale Briscoe Floyd Hall Motley Childress Cottle Hardeman Foard Wilbarger Webb CO SO Zapata CO SO San Patricio CO SO Bee CO SO Goliad CO SO McMullen CO SO Corpus Christi PD Kingsville PD 84 46 Texas Counties Wichita Clay Montague Cooke Lamar El Campo PD Cochran Hockley Lubbock Crosby Dickens King Knox Baylor Archer Grayson Fannin Red 287 River Victoria PD38 Local Police Departments Bowie Delta RGV Franklin Yoakum Terry Lynn Garza Kent Stonewall Haskell Throckmorton Young Jack Wise Denton 35 Titus Seguin PD Morris Collin Hunt Hopkins Cass Rockwall 30 Rains Camp CBP Grant Gaines Dawson 87 Borden 8 Scurry 84 Fisher Jones Shackelford Stephens Palo Pinto Parker Tarrant Dallas Van Zandt Wood Upshur Marion EPIC Kaufman 4 Hood Gregg Harrison HIDTA Otero Dona Ana Andrews Martin Howard Mitchell Nolan Taylor Callahan Eastland Johnson 35W Ellis Smith 20 20 Erath Somervell Henderson Panola NPS 35E Navarro Rusk Luna Sterling Comanche Bosque Hill Cherokee DPS Loving Winkler Ector Midland Glasscock Coke Runnels Coleman Anderson Brown Shelby El Paso Hamilton Freestone Nacogdoches TPWD Hidalgo McLennan San Augustine Hudspeth Culberson Ward Crane Upton Reagan 87 Green Tom Mills Coryell Limestone Houston TMF Concho 20 Irion Leon Sabine Starr CO SO El Paso Reeves Falls Angelina McCulloch San Saba 10 Lampasas Bell 35 45 Trinity Jasper Pecos Schleicher Menard Robertson Madison Newton Hidalgo CO SO Burnet Milam Polk Tyler Jeff Davis 10 Crockett Mason Llano Williamson Brazos Walker San Jacinto Cameron CO SOCBP Sutton Kimble Burleson Grimes Hardin Willacy CO SO Blanco MontgomeryEPIC Terrell Gillespie Travis Lee Washington Liberty Orange Kenedy CO SO BastropHIDTA Presidio Val Verde Val Verde Edwards Kerr Kendall Hays Fayette Austin Waller Harris Jefferson Brooks CO SO Brewster Comal CaldwellDPS Real Bandera 10 Chambers Rio Grande City PDTPWD Big Bend Kinney Uvalde Medina Bexar Guadalupe Gonzales Lavaca Colorado Fort Bend 59 Galveston Edinburg PDTMF WhartonCulberson CO SO Del Rio Wilson DeWitt Brazoria McAllen PD Zavala Frio Atascosa 37 Karnes Jackson Matagorda Pharr PDDoña Ana CO (NM) SO CBP Maverick Victoria 35 Goliad Harlingen PDEL Paso CO SO CBP EPIC Calhoun Dimmit La Salle Bee Refugio Hidalgo PDGrant CO (NM) SO EPIC HIDTA McMullen Live Oak 77 Aransas Hidalgo CO Cons Pct 1Hidalgo CO (NM) SO HIDTA NPS San Patricio Webb Jim Reeves CO SOHudspeth CO SO NPS DPS Duval Wells 281 NuecesLuna CO (NM) SO DPS TPWD Laredo Kleberg Coastal Bend Brownsville PD La Joya PDOtero CO (NM) SO TPWD TMF Zapata Brooks La Grulla PDAnthony PD TMF Val Verde CO SO Jim Hogg Kenedy 77 Mercedes PDEl Paso PD Jeff Davis CO SO Uvalde CO SO Starr Mission PDHorizon City PD Presidio CO SO Kinney CO SO Willacy Hidalgo Pearsall PDSocorro PD Brewster CO SO Zavala CO SO Cameron Raymondville PDYsleta Tribal PD Pecos CO SO Maverick CO SO Roma PD Terrell CO SO Dimmit CO SO Fort Stockton PD Real CO SO Rio Grande Valley San Benito PD Sullivan PD Alpine PD; Presidio PD Edwards CO SO Weslaco PD Marfa PD; Pecos PD Del Rio PD; Eagle Pass PD
    • Unified Command BORDER STAR Unified Decision-Making Body Office of Border County PoliceUSCG TxMF TxDPS Field TPWD TxDOT Operations Patrol Sheriffs Depts Unified Staffing Body Analyze intelligence, Determine trends, Joint Operations Develop recommendations, and Intelligence Center Prepare plans and directives Operational Direction ReportsUnified Executing Body Complementary Complementary Ground Air Remote Marine Federal Private Operations Operations Operations Operations Operations OperationsBorder: BP / OFO CBP Air & Marine TPWD TPWD EPIC BNSF County: SOs DPS Air Rangers CBP Air & Marine HIDTA Union Pacific Highway: DPS CAP Tick Riders USCG NPS FedEx Municipal: PDs TX NG USBP Police Departments FBI UPS ABTPA TF USCG NPS USBP USPS Tick Riders
    • Impact from April 2006 – December 2009 Marijuana = 3,956,337 lbs Cocaine = 49,863 lbs Heroin = 693 lbs Meth = 3,031 lbs Total Street Value $4,912,509,555 Cash = $105,053,805 IA Referrals to BP: 42,436
    • Way Forward 2010-2011 $116 million from 81st Texas Legislature will enable:• Continuation of Border Star patrol operations Operation• Multi-agency gang BORDER STAR Wal ker intelligence section in the Border Guadalu pe Texas Fusion Center Operations• Increased resources for gang investigations and prosecutions• Additional local, DPS, TPWD, Texas Military Forces patrol resources
    • Contingency PlansEach of the six Texas bordersecurity sectors hasdeveloped a contingency planto address the potential for CONPLAN BORDER STARspillover violence into our Cross-Border Violence CONPLAN 09-01state, which is defined as January 2009violent acts against Texans toinclude extortion, assault,kidnapping and murder as adirect or indirect result of the criminal enterpriseactivities of the Mexican organized crimecartels and their associates.
    • DPS Aviation Dallas Dallam Sherman Hansford Ochiltree Lipscomb Hartley 287 Moore Hutchinson Roberts Hemphill Midland 5 Pilots Amarillo Oldham Potter Carson Gray Wheeler 4 Pilots Single Engine Airplane 2 Pilots Single Engine Airplane Helicopter Deaf Smith 40 Randall Armstrong Donley Collingsworth 1 TFO Helicopter Lubbock Helicopter Parmer Castro 27 Swisher Briscoe Hall Childress Waco 4 Pilots Hardeman Bailey 84 Lamb Hale Floyd Motley Cottle Foard Wilbarger Wichita 2 Pilots Single Engine Airplane Clay Montague Lamar Helicopter Cooke 287 Helicopter Cochran Hockley Lubbock Crosby Dickens King Knox Baylor Archer Grayson Fannin Red River Bowie Delta 35 Franklin Denton Titus Yoakum Terry Lynn Garza Kent Stonewall Haskell Throckmorton Young Jack Wise Collin Hunt Hopkins Morris Cass Rockwall 30 Rains Camp Grant Gaines Dawson 87 Borden 84 Scurry Fisher Jones Shackelford Stephens Palo Pinto Parker Tarrant Dallas Kaufman Van Zandt Wood Upshur Marion Harrison Austin Dona Ana Otero Andrews Martin Howard Mitchell Nolan Taylor Callahan Eastland Hood 35W Johnson Ellis 20 Smith Gregg 7 Pilots, 1 TFO 20 Erath Henderson Luna Somervell 35E Navarro Rusk Panola Single Engine Airplane Hill Comanche Bosque Cherokee Hidalgo El Paso Loving Winkler Ector Midland Glasscock Sterling Coke Runnels Coleman Brown Hamilton Freestone Anderson Nacogdoches Shelby Twin Engine Airplane 87 McLennan Helicopter Ward Mills Limestone San Augustine Hudspeth Culberson Crane Upton Reagan Tom Green 20 Irion Concho Coryell Leon Houston Sabine El Paso 10 Reeves McCulloch San Saba Lampasas Bell 35 Falls Robertson 45 Trinity Angelina Jasper Madison Schleicher Newton Menard Pecos Burnet Milam Polk Tyler Jeff Davis 10 Crockett Mason Llano Williamson Brazos Walker San Jacinto El Paso Grimes Sutton Kimble Burleson Hardin Blanco Montgomery Travis Lee Gillespie 2 Pilots Terrell Washington Liberty Orange Bastrop Presidio Kerr Hays Waller Val Verde Edwards Kendall Val Verde Austin Jefferson 1 TFO Fayette Harris Brewster Real Comal Caldwell 10 Houston Bandera Chambers Colorado Helicopter Guadalupe Fort Bend Gonzales 59 4 Pilots Bexar Galveston Kinney Uvalde Medina Lavaca Wharton Wilson Brazoria Big Bend Del Rio Maverick Zavala Frio Atascosa 37 Karnes DeWitt Jackson Matagorda 1 TFO Victoria 35 Goliad Single Engine Airplane Alpine Dimmit La Salle McMullen Live Bee Refugio Calhoun Helicopter Del Rio Oak 77 2 Pilots San Patricio AransasDPS Aviation Resources: 1 TFO 2 Pilots Webb Webb Duval Jim Wells 281 Nueces Coastal BendPersonnel: Helicopter 1 TFO Laredo Kleberg San Antonio•46 Pilots Helicopter Zapata Jim Hogg Brooks 4 Pilots•12 Tactical Flight Officers Kenedy 77 1 TFO Laredo Starr Willacy Single Engine AirplaneAssets: Hidalgo Cameron Corpus Christi Helicopter 2 Pilots 2 Pilots•13 AS-350 helicopters 1 TFO• 1 EC-145 twin-engine helicopter 1 TFO Helicopter Rio Grande Valley Helicopter (only police helicopter of its kind McAllen in the U.S.) 4 Pilots•7 single-engine airplanes 1 TFO, Airplane•1 twin-engine airplane Helicopter
    • EC-145 Helicopter Cost: $9,049,178
    • AS-350 (A-Star) Helicopter Cost: $2,980,430
    • TxMAP Common Operational Picture Technology